Tag Archives: Humor

Going Green, But Beware of Garlic Goot

Going Green, But Beware of Garlic Goot By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads Well, the time has come for me to step up and be counted by those persnickety eco-people as a member of the Going Green crowd.  I’ve been … Continue reading

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Mr. Fix It

Mr. Fix It Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads Charlie and I have been married 30 + years.  As we are getting older we are starting to look alike and we sound alike over the phone, but that’s where it ends.  … Continue reading

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Fine Dining in Upshur County

Fine Dining in Upshur County    By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads   Charlie, being the romantic that he is, decided to take me out for a Valentine’s Day dinner, especially since he forgot to buy chocolate.  Upshur County doesn’t have what … Continue reading

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East Texas Know How

East Texas Know How  By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads The other day my husband, Charlie, went to all three auto parts stores here in the Gilmer area looking for a doomaflotchy for his gizmo.  Please bare with me, I don’t … Continue reading

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February, the New Texas Spring

February, the New Texas Spring By Courtney Terry / Courtney’s Thumb A couple weekends ago I decided that since the weather was cooperating and warm, I would break ground on my garden for 2012.  Rumor is that exercise is great … Continue reading

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Is a Cobbler Worth It?

Is a Cobbler Worth It?   By Nikki Pelezo / Dort Roads Several years ago, in the dead of night, we drove into Oklahoma and stole a hunk of Aunt Rade’s blackberry vine.  We snuck on the old abandoned home place, and … Continue reading

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Zumba

Zumba  By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads  It all started the day after New Year’s.  I looked at myself in the mirror and looking back at me was a frumpy broad wearing the only clothes I had left to wear, … Continue reading

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Old Dog-New Tricks

Old Dog-New Tricks By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads      Like other seniors my age, I was given an internet device for Christmas. Just what I need, something else to control my world and make me appear less than intelligent. This booger can take … Continue reading

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Open for Bids

Open for Bids      By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads My aunt Imogene, just this minute, left to go home after five of the most God-awful days of my life.  I know each and every one of you would love to … Continue reading

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A Different Christmas Dinner

A Different Christmas Dinner By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads Last year we were given an invitation to have Christmas dinner with a very good friend of ours living in Louisiana.  He is Cajun through and through.  We were so … Continue reading

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