Why Does (Almost) Every Town in Texas Have A Water Tower?
Here in West Texas and in areas with flat ground, water towers are essential. They use the pull of gravity to keep the pressure high enough for water to flow through the pipes. As practical as they are, they also symbolize the communities they serve.
Have You Ever Noticed Few Texas Homes Have A Basement?
Having lived all over Texas, from Corpus Christi to San Angelo, I've noticed that basements are not common here. In fact, I have seen lively and viral social media discussions that assert that basements are illegal in Texas. That certainly isn't true. The state capitol building in Austin has a basement. Illegal? No. Impractical in many cases, yes.
Things You Should Never Say If Involved in a Texas Auto Accident
Whenever there is an auto accident here in Texas, whether a minor fender bender or a full-blown crash with injuries or worse, it is essential for those involved to be very careful, what you say can and will be used against you.
Texas Workers #1 Most Stressed…10 Reasons Why
Texas workers are the most stressed in the entire United States according to a study by Lensa. We have uncovered ten possible reasons.
How Would San Angelo Fare in a Zombie Apocalypse?
Both Lawn Love and Texas Monthly did articles about how this city or that city would survive a zombie apocalypse. Neither of them listed San Angelo. Since we're not that big a city, we often get left off these lists. We used their stats to find an answer for San Angelo.
San Angelo Needs More Flea Market/Garage Sales/Thrift Shops
In 2022, the search for "yard sales" was one of the top Google Searches in San Angelo. It would seem people around here really love thrift shopping. So what San Angelo needs are more garage sales. There are a few flea markets in the area. With prices skyrocketing, garage sales, flea markets, and thrift shops are a big draw. It is just part of the West Texas culture.
Curbside Pickup/Delivery Taking off in San Angelo But Not Without Problems
Curbside grocery pickup and delivery are growing. They are not without problems. Have you noticed store aisles are crowded with "personal shoppers"? Sometimes, they seem to be in the way.
San Angelo Area Wineries Gain Respect Nationwide
Texas wines are now winning awards over wines made in some of the world's premiere wine-producing areas. With Valentine's Day, the season of love coming up, wine becomes an important part of a romantic evening. It is not the time for experimentation or guesswork.
Mysterious Grass Fires Plague Same San Angelo Area
Everyone loves a good mystery. This is NOT a good mystery. Unusual roadside fires continue to occur on Highway 87 North near the Chadbourne Street Overpass and FM 2105. Five times already in less than three weeks.
San Angelo Chicken Coups Fight High Egg Prices
It's going viral. People nationwide are all over social media showing off their chicken coops. It is one way to fight back against egg prices. This has caused a viral hashtag to spring up on socials, #egg hustle. The tag has over two million views. According to the city ordinance in San Angelo, (3.900) chickens are allowed in the city limits of San Angelo.