Category: mi familia y amigos

mein phonen ist kaput!

So I umm accidentally and briefly let my phone get a tensy bit wet this morning. And now it’s not working. And I can’t get it all apart to clean it (the nice thing about working in an electronics shop is the plethora of stuff to fix electronic devices with usually). So…for a while it [Continue]

happy juneteenth

Happy Juneteenth! (*) Also Happy Birthday to Jenny! * For those of you who don’t know, June 19th, 1865 was when the Union officer let the slaves in Texas know that under the Emancipation Proclamation they were now freed. It had been written a few years before, but since it only freed slaves in the [Continue]

holiday schedule 2009

Note to self: Thanksgiving Day 2009 at The Farm The Saturday after at Aunt Sissy’s for pie Christmas 2009 Eve at mom & dad’s for dinner, church, and presents Day -nada Boxing Day extended family gift exchange & pie at mom & dad’s. I have Paul. Paul likes the Civil War, so maybe I shall [Continue]

Christmas booty!

Got some phat loots for Christmas: An El Paso Saddlery “Texas” gunbelt for cowboy shootin’ a gift card for a half price books gift card (y’all know that this weekend is their 20 additional % off sale, right, so the gift card goes even further then) several ornaments for a Christmas tree, including three [Continue]

rip Albert Bryan Cassell, Jr.

Wes’ granddad passed away last Wednsday. Albert Bryan Cassell, Jr.. He was a good guy. When Wes got his first car it was a piece of crap Mazda. I think he paid $500 for it. It eventually became known as the Warrior because nothing could kill it. Anyway, at some point he needed to replace [Continue]

new cousin!

This is my newest cousin, little Nash Forrest Conn He was named that so that his initials would be NFC (yup, the National Football Conference). You can’t tell from the pictures, but he has cataracts on his eyes, I assume like Glenda’s. So they took him to a pediatric eye doctor and he was not [Continue]

family related badness

Last night Uncle Fred went to the hospital, but it looks like he’s ok, just some unexpected bleeding after a small surgery, possibly brought on by him taking his blood thinning medicine. And last night or this morning dad’s aunt Elaine passed away. She was my grandmother’s brother’s wife. I think she was the last [Continue]

uncle fred’s heart

Uncle Fred is on his way to Harris Methodist downtown as I write this. He was doing something with a borrowed nail gun up at his church and had some sort of heart related problems. Since he’s had several heart attacks before, this was not good and he’s off to the hospital in an ambulance. [Continue]

another jessica update

“FRIDAY, AUGUST 08, 2008 05:30 PM, CDT Raul just called with important news! The insurance company has approved a transfer for Jessica, so she can be moved to Baylor Rehabilitation in Dallas on Monday. She will be tranported by ambulance and is scheduled to leave Austin around 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 11. Raul and [Continue]


So my buddy Thilo(*) called yesterday. He’s in Richmond for two weeks training people. He just got back from India recently, and before that was Australia. Lots of travel with his job, but I think he enjoys it. Kirsten is still doing some work in Ulm and some in a town about halfway between Munich [Continue]

my weekend

Didn’t do much this weekend. Friday I went over to Glenda & Dean’s and had a burger at Steak & Shake (and a shake as well), played a couple of games of Star Wars Miniatures. I won one, Dean won the other. Saturday didn’t do much, Jordan was over with a friend. They played Xbox [Continue]