Monthly Archives: May 2012

All Fired Up!

It’s time for First Friday. Visit the Port Aransas Art Center at 323 N. Alister from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 1, 2012 for live music, refreshments and art. This month it’s a group pottery show featuring seven … Continue reading

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Shrimp is king

The fortunes of both the oil and shrimping industries have risen and fallen but over the years, the Shrimporee has grown … more

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S’mores, anyone?

Remember summer camp? I do. I remember a musty sleeping bag on a hard cot. A smelly latrine. Hot dogs burned on the outside and raw in the center. I remember slicing my thumb open while learning to whittle (I … Continue reading

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Something of a treasure hunt

What do you think you might find at a Port Aransas shop called the Antique Mermaid? Antiques?…more

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Buried treasure!

Oooo, shiny! Saw these sparkling in the sand on my beachwalk this morning. A veritable bounty of pirate treasure. Finders keepers.

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They’re here! I’ve got hummingbirds flitting around in my mesquite and vitex trees. So if you’ve got hummingbird feeders, it’s time to get them out!

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The Lost King can be found!

When my friend Carol asked me, “Where can I buy your book?” I told her that she could find it on, and at, among other online retailers. “No,” she said, “I mean what store in Port Aransas sells … Continue reading

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It’s Roundup Time!

No, I’m not talking about the popular weed killer, although goodness knows I’ve been applying lots of that to my yard every weekend…more

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Greening up

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Whitney Farms for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Everyone who knows me knows that I am no kind of gardener. I think I have black thumbs. But I … Continue reading

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