Felt like Fall, so let’s ride the Fall Creek Loop

I stepped outside at 6am and it was a mere 60 degrees! Wow, fall may be on the way. Big  plans had been made for a cycling adventure with Don Bynum, Richard Golladay, Mike Clark and anyone else who might show up. First stop: take on fuel at Atwoods Cafe. Whole grain pancakes with sugar-free syrup and two strips of turkey bacon. Oh, and the usual dose of BS with my coffee, but I digress.

The route was RR2147 East to Burnet CR404 and the “back way” toward Spicewood, then CR408 crossing TX71, then Fall Creek Rd around to TX71 again, couple of miles on TX71 to the Paleface Ranch Rd (f/k/a Haynie Flat Rd), winding up at Opie’s BBQ in Spicewood. Lunch, then CR404 returning to the starting point. Continue reading “Felt like Fall, so let’s ride the Fall Creek Loop”

ExxonMobil’s earnings: The real story you won’t hear in Washington | ExxonMobil’s Perspectives Blog

Pumpjack located south of Midland, TX
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It’s time for our leaders to stop playing politics with the energy industry and to start working for solutions that will take the pressure off household budgets and enhance our energy security. Continue reading “ExxonMobil’s earnings: The real story you won’t hear in Washington | ExxonMobil’s Perspectives Blog”

Migration of my WordPress blog to self-hosted server

It’s complete … or mostly so. This blog has been run on www.wordpress.com (wp-com) until now. That is a (mostly) free blogging platform, and by far the best (IMHO) of many. There are additional charges for extra space, custom domain name (like www.captainjustice.net) and more. And it simply works with little muss or fuss. Continue reading “Migration of my WordPress blog to self-hosted server”