28 September 2007

Just Around the Corner

Today is the one year anniversary of the day that we bought our house in small town, Texas. Pretty hard to believe in some ways, and in others it seems as if we've been here forever. Tonight we are having an impromptu gathering of friends to celebrate anniversary with us. It will also help us not be sad that we are missing the BIG Night where all our WV friends will be worshiping together tomorrow night and one of our favorite bands Sunday Obsession will be playing! (Go ahead and click over and give them a listen! I've known these guys since they were pretty small - and I am so proud of the awesome young men they are becoming!)
Speaking of our small town - I wanted to share two interesting things I have noticed about it with you. As you would expect, there are a lot of cattle and ranches here in this part of Texas. I have been noticing an interesting phenomenon lately about the grazing cattle - often times, now becoming more of a rule than an exception, you will see a duck sitting at the feet. I took these pictures yesterday at several different ranches so you could see what I mean:



Okay the last one I just threw in cause I thought she was beautiful.

And another interesting thing to share was this sign from a local cemetery. I have wondered what this could mean that burial is prohibited without permission? Freaky.
Life in a small town is interesting indeed. There are things I really love about it and some things that take some getting used to. This past year has been a year of very high highs and extremely low lows. Bracing myself for year two!

5 comments:

  1. Hard to tell from the distance, but those look more like egrets to me.

    And LOL at the cemetery sign - in an older cemetery like that, I just see some people thinking it was a free-for-all kind of place. (It may have been to start with.) But you'd think most people would know that these days! LOL

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  2. Yep, I think they're cattle egrets:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cattle_Egret

    Cool, huh?

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  3. Happy Anniversary on one year in the house! I'm sure that the Highs and Lows will start settleing out in year two! :o)

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  4. huttomwhs@hotmail.comOctober 17, 2007 at 9:59 AM

    um yeah are you trying to copy my cemetary sign..... your the devil

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