My State Fair

by Judy Laing “Our State Fair is a great state fairDon’t Miss it don’t even be late” Editor’s Note: This could be Judy Laing’s theme song! We’re all familiar with the musical featuring songs by Rodgers and Hammerstein, but for Judy the Texas State Fair is...

Aging Gray-cefully

https://www.ironbutterfliesproject.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/IMG_5730.mp4   Denise Barkis Richter is a tenured professor of Journalism/Mass Communication at Palo Alto College in San Antonio, Texas. She received her Ph.D. in Journalism from The University of...

Daily Quarantine Checklist

Daily Checklist Iron Butterflies Project This is a list of ideas to considering doing regularly while you are sheltering in place.  Many of these ideas came from your postings. Let us know how they work for you. Make your bed – check out Admiral Bill McRaven’s speech...

Decorating for Me

by Verlie Edwards I love decorating my home – both inside and outside. I also enjoy sharing my decorations with friends and family. I especially find Easter decorations fun to display. However, I will be the only one enjoying many of my decorations on this first...

When Stupidity Reigned Supreme

by Verlie Edwards Changing the filter in your air conditioning unit is a simple task, right? I’ve done it so many times I should be able to do it in my sleep. Well, apparently, I was sleeping when I tackled this easy job on a recent summer evening. I must confess no...

Pysanky Eggs Add to the Meaning of Easter

By Verlie Edwards For several years I have used painted and decorated eggs in my Easter decorations. Among my decorations is a small Easter Egg tree adorned with painted eggs and handmade Pysanky eggs. If you are unfamiliar with Pysanky eggs, they are a tradition...

Germ Bustin’ Ideas

By Jessica Ehrlich It’s flu and allergy season and it seems like errrbody been getting sick! Ain’t nobody got time fuh dat! So, whether you are already sick or just want to avoid it….Here are some killer germ busting ideas that I do, and did do this past week, when...