Tag: Texas

The Ahmed Mohamed Incident & Texas Stupidity

Oh boy was I pissed off when I read about what the Irving school district did to Ahmed Mohamed. I live in Irving (my property taxes go to the Coppell

Foundation Repair

My fears have been justified! A house inspection prior to selling this place revealed foundation issues. This is very common in the Valley Ranch area. So yesterday, I had the

Another Bike Accident (Warning: Gross Pictures)

Last Thursday, while riding back home from my lunch break, I had my third major bike accident thanks to idiot Texas drivers. Essentially, if you are not another car or

What A Difference Two Months Can Make

For the last few weeks, there has been a lot of rain across Texas and into Oklahoma. It has washed away homes and bridges. At around 3:30am this morning, I

More Texan Snow

It was not long after moving here that I quickly learned of the old joke, “If you don’t like the weather in Texas, wait 30 minutes.” Seeing snow in Texas

Minor Earthquake In Irving Last Night

Last night, just as I was beginning to fall asleep – with Debug curled up beside me – a rumble shook the house. The entire structure creaked. Freaky. My first

Six Years In Texas

Today is my sixth anniversary of moving to Texas. Wow, time keeps on flying. I must confess, I have started to wonder how much longer I’ll continue to live here.

Three Years In My House

Today marks the third anniversary of my house purchase in Irving. I’m still loving living in this neighbourhood even if Texas itself is starting to grate on my nerves. Honestly,

Five Years In Texas

Yesterday was the 5th anniversary of my arrival in Texas. How much has changed in my life in that time; I would scarcely have believed it if predictions were made

Some Rain In Dallas At Last!

I certainly do not think that our governor’s prayers did this but I awoke this morning to the wonderful sound of rain falling on my roof. Yesterday there had been

Texas judge puts state’s death penalty on trial

Wow! Is Texas actually becoming civilized? A Texan judge in Houston is challenging the legality of the state’s barbaric death penalty. This will be something to watch over the coming

Mikey’s Got A Gun

Alright, not really. Yet, I could not resist the word play on the Aerosmith tune. This afternoon was a first for me. I shot my first guns. As a teenager,

Three Years In Texas!

Last Wednesday marked the third anniversary of my arrival in Texas. The only other time I had been in Texas was 3 months earlier when I interviewed for my Blue