With Chinese Balloons Maybe We Need This Base Re-Activated
This abandoned ten-story high radar installation near El Dorado, Texas was a very important piece of the early warning system for incoming bombers and missiles during the Cold War. It is still there today.
Are Texas Sellers Required to Disclose Bodies in the Yard?
There are cases where someone buys a property in Texas, only to discover there are bodies in the backyard. Older homesteads in Texas frequently had family burial plots on them. In many cases, those plots were never officially named a "cemetery".
Weird Driving Laws: Do You Need a Windshield In Texas?
We fancy ourselves as different in Texas. When it comes to driving laws, this is definitely true. There are some things we allow and things we don't allow in Texas that are different from any other states.
Your Heated Car Seats May Be More Than a Pain in the….
There is actually a medical condition known as "toasted skin syndrome". This is no laughing matter. It might be a snickering matter but not for anyone who has gone through it. The Archives of Dermatology calls it "erythema ab igne". This is Latin for "redness from fire".
Texas’ Favorite Valentine’s Candy is No Big Surprise
Now that the ice is melting, it's time for hearts to start thawing out. Valentine's Day is coming. No matter how grandiose Texas Valentine's Day plans may become, they all start with candy.
Can You Be Fired For Answering An “Anonymous” Work Survey in Texas?
Almost every workplace uses the so-called anonymous survey to query employees. Sometimes, if the company is having a bad month for whatever reason, managers will ask employees to honestly answer some questions in an attempt to get to the bottom of what's wrong. Is it a good idea to answer honestly? Can you be fired?
Never Mind the Groundhog…Here In Texas It’s Bee Cave Bob Day
Folklore would say that if Phil sees his shadow, it means six more weeks of winter. Wow, that's a stretch. Looking at the calendar there are another six weeks of winter, more or less before the first day of spring.
Undercover Black Ice: The Hidden Danger Lurking on San Angelo Roads
Icy conditions are a fact of life during winters in our area, so it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with the basics of driving in icy conditions. Whenever conditions are like this, there is a hidden danger on roadways. It's called black ice
A DIY De-Icing Recipe For Ice Free Texas Walkways
Even walking can be dangerous in these conditions. There are numerous viral videos on TikTok every winter showing people slipping on icy surfaces. Serious injuries can occur. Since the supply of de-icing products often disappears at the first sign of winter weather, it can be very difficult to keep your walkways clear of dangerous ice. Fortunately, there is a fast do-it-yourself de-icer
Enjoy Your Texas Fireplace But Beware of Illegal Firewood
There's nothing better on these cold winter nights than a nice roaring fire in the fireplace. With Valentine's Day coming, it can also be quite romantic. There's a lot to know before building a fire, including which firewood might be illegal.