Speaking Out http://www.speaking-out.net All about Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow. My view of the past present and future. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:45:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 School Days http://www.speaking-out.net/general/school-daysklump/ http://www.speaking-out.net/general/school-daysklump/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 02:24:29 +0000 http://www.speaking-out.net/?p=1568 Here is my story of the first eight years of public education. I attended the following schools: Klump School grades 1-6, Wesley School-grades 7 and 8, Brenham High School-grades 9-12, Texas Lutheran College 2 years, Texas A&M University- 2 years, … Continue reading

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Fall Weather http://www.speaking-out.net/general/fall-weather/ http://www.speaking-out.net/general/fall-weather/#comments Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:29:26 +0000 http://www.speaking-out.net/?p=1725 Summer heat has finally ended, I think. Temps have been in the mid 80’s during the afternoon and mid to low 60’s during the early mornings. The weatherman keeps referring to a cool front that is on its way or … Continue reading

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Fundraisers http://www.speaking-out.net/general/fundraisers/ http://www.speaking-out.net/general/fundraisers/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:08:22 +0000 http://www.speaking-out.net/?p=1710 There are all sorts of fundraisers. A fundraiser for a candidate running for political office, a fundraiser for a nonprofit organization to expand their facilities and or services, a fundraiser to help find a cure for any number of diseases … Continue reading

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Tarantrula Hawk http://www.speaking-out.net/general/tarantrula-hawk/ http://www.speaking-out.net/general/tarantrula-hawk/#comments Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:15:47 +0000 http://www.speaking-out.net/?p=1713 The other evening while relaxing in the yard a few minutes before sunset I saw something black moving across the grass. I thought that it probably was a tarantula and when I went to investigate that what it was. This is … Continue reading

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Rainfall http://www.speaking-out.net/general/rainfall/ http://www.speaking-out.net/general/rainfall/#comments Tue, 13 May 2014 15:30:12 +0000 http://glenswx.com/speakingout/?p=1011 Drought Breaking Rainfall Mother Nature has blessed us with some much needed rainfall. Last night we had three inches between 10:00 PM and midnight. It continued to rain and we received another three inches between midnight and 7:00 AM today. … Continue reading

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Sago Palm http://www.speaking-out.net/general/sago-palm/ http://www.speaking-out.net/general/sago-palm/#comments Sun, 11 May 2014 18:16:13 +0000 http://glenswx.com/speakingout/?p=991 Sago Palm Recovering from a Harsh Winter We have been the owners of a sago palm for a long time, maybe 15 years or so. I think Claire bought it at a garage sale or some fund- raiser where someone … Continue reading

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Pictures of Plants and Stuff http://www.speaking-out.net/uncategorized/pictures-spring-plants/ http://www.speaking-out.net/uncategorized/pictures-spring-plants/#comments Sat, 03 May 2014 02:08:19 +0000 http://glenswx.com/speakingout/?p=948 Spring Plants and Pictures Here are a few pictures taken over the past week or so. Spring brings out the new plant growth and the color of the flowers.  Click on one to view a larger version and read more … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Arranged http://www.speaking-out.net/general/greenhouse-arranged/ http://www.speaking-out.net/general/greenhouse-arranged/#comments Thu, 01 May 2014 03:46:46 +0000 http://glenswx.com/speakingout/?p=876 The greenhouse is now up and running. So far I’m satisfied with the way things are going, but-there is always one of those, next year I will use a slightly different system for the hydroponics. Here are a few pictures of … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Arrangement http://www.speaking-out.net/general/greenhouse-arrangement/ http://www.speaking-out.net/general/greenhouse-arrangement/#comments Tue, 29 Apr 2014 01:37:15 +0000 http://glenswx.com/speakingout/?p=852 A greenhouse is just like a room in a house. If things aren’t arranged and stored properly a few items will make it look full and cluttered. A 12′ X 18′ space should hold more than 5 tomato plants, a … Continue reading

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Spring 2014 http://www.speaking-out.net/general/spring-2014/ http://www.speaking-out.net/general/spring-2014/#comments Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:38:03 +0000 http://glenswx.com/speakingout/?p=766 A Picture Story of Nature Coming to Life Yesterday it was sunny and warm. Today it is cloudy and cool. The calendar says spring is here. I suppose Mother Nature is mixing thing up a bit so we won’t forget … Continue reading

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