That Ugly Old Lid

Image: Doris Mitchell called this “that ugly old lid”.

I am one of the luckiest people in the world. No, strike that. I am blessed. I am blessed to have been born into the family I have. I also have been blessed with the greatest friends.

A Tetrad of Lunar Eclipses begins tonight


An extraordinary series of lunar eclipses is about to begin. The action starts on April 15th when the full Moon passes through the amber shadow of Earth, producing a midnight eclipse visible across North America. So begins a lunar eclipse tetrad—a series of 4 consecutive total eclipses occurring at approximately six month intervals.

October’s Yard of the Month

Image: Joyce and James Hobbs had the “Yard of the Month” for October.

James and Joyce Hobbs have lived in Italy for three years and were delighted when their yard was chosen as “Yard of the Month.” It is very easy to see why. They have beautiful pumpkins, flowers and scare crows to bring in the fall season.

Milford Farmers Market begins Saturday, June 18th


With a desire to make healthy eating more convenient for our community the Milford Titus Women has developed the Milford Farmers Market.  Beginning Saturday, June 18th, the market will run Saturdays through October 15th from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the Milford Park in downtown Milford, Texas.

Frosty and friend

Image: Monolithic snowmen — You will see these friendly snowmen bobbing hello to all those who pass by on Highway 35, in Italy, Texas.

You know it is getting close to Christmas when you drive down Highway 35 in Italy, Texas and you see two large friendly snowmen bobbing back and forth as if they are welcoming in the Christmas season.