It’s okay. OK. A-o.k. Okeydokey. O period K period. From the Scottish dialect och aye. According to trusty Webster. Which means “ah yes” or “oh yes.” And Gaelic och (“ah, oh”). OK became an American colloquialism. First known usage was March 23, 1839. By C. G. Greene. An editor at the Boston Morning Post newspaper. […]Read more "OKAY BY ME"
2018. Twenty-eighteen. Two thousand eighteen. However you say it. It’s here. Welcome. Heaven knows what we’re in for this year. Two things are for sure. So they say. Death and taxes. But in that order? Hopefully there’s good things too. Like rain. Abundance. Prosperity. Good health. Hard work. A hearty appetite. A warm bed. Less […]Read more "WHAT’S NEW"
This is it. The last of 2017. And so it goes. Time. Going, going, gone. December 31, 2017. Sunday. At midnight. Ring out the old, bring in the new. Horns blow. Confetti rains down. Balloons float in the air. Bells ring. The champagne flows. Kisses and hugs. Laugh and smile. Usher out the old. Welcome […]Read more "CLEAN SLATE"
Countdown. Five more days till Christmas. Shop local. And when in doubt, Gift Certificates. Get them for just about anything. Square Plate Restaurant. Post Oak Spa. Reigning Cats & Dogs. So much to be had right here. The Thing Is Boutique. Cherokee Rose. Mason Feed Store. Market Square. And good prices too. The Shooting Star […]Read more "BIG CHRISTMAS GREETINGS FROM A SMALL TOWN"
Time. It passes. It flies. It stops still. (Or seems to.) Or it marches on. Time heals all. Give it time. Just in the nick of time. Tap your foot and keep time. We take time to make clocks. And watches. And stopwatches. So we can measure time. Or watch the clock. Inevitably time passes. […]Read more "HAVE A GOOD TIME"
The spokes. The wheel. The hub. As the world turns. The Mason world that is. And last but not least is the fourth spoke from the Square. That would be Highway 377. Aka North Live Oak. Go north from the corner where Willow Creek Café and Chica Chula are. That’s 377. Locals call it the […]Read more "AS THE WORLD TURNS (IN THE HILL COUNTRY)"
The square is the hub of Mason. The third major spoke runs northwest. With lots and lots to discover on both sides of the road. Travel northwest out Highway 87 (and Highway 29). KHLB Radio. Lone Star Laundry. Valero Nu-Way. Studio 310 B&B. Mason Thrift Store. Mason Re-Sale Barn. Country Collectibles. Cherokee Rose. Capital Farm […]Read more "ONE SPOKE OF THE WHEEL"