Monthly Archives: August 2015

Staples Office Supply offered a “carrot and stick” to this frustrated customer

  I have been a loyal customer of Staples. When the staff told me I could turn in my used ink cartridges for “Staples Rewards”, it sounded good. So I filled out the form and signed on. Then I turned … Continue reading

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Identifying Texas Snakes

For years, while watching my kids run and investigate wild Texas, I feared the possibility they would come in contact with venomous snakes. Being raised in Alaska, I had little experience with these critters. I purchased a series of books … Continue reading

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Update on the Bastrop Complex Fire July 2015

About 3+ years after the devastating Bastrop Complex Fire, we near Alum Creek have notices many young loblolly pine trees sprouting out as we drive to Bastrop. begun seeing the return of Deer,   an Opossum, Squirrels, Frogs, Lots of … Continue reading

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