Wilkie Brand

Wilkie Brand Wilkie Brand Perfect Western Wear. Wilkie Brand Perfect Island Flair. Had some for several years, the shirts are the nicest blend of ‘Western’ and ‘Hawaiian,’ my two signature looks. The term ‘Western’ — in my mind — implies a yoke cut design, and as such, it’s a favorite with me, although, I currently [...]

Roadkill Chili

Roadkill Chili Been some years, and as I tried to explain to my buddy, I don’t have a recipe. Meat, peppers, onion, garlic, seasoning, and the secret ingredient, Chorizo. Think this one was three firm green tomatoes, half-dozen mild winter jalapeños, two hot Serrano peppers, two organic bell peppers, some ground meat, some meat I [...]

Hold My Beer

Hold My Beer It’s a standard line, almost just a punch line, in Texas. Recently, the most common variant of the joke? Mother Nature: You CANNOT have four seasons in one week. Texas: hold my beer So looking around in retail land, I stumbled across this, Shower Beer holder. Is this a thing now? In [...]

This Sunday in San Antonio

This Sunday in San Antonio See listing for details, and see the photo-blog for street cred. Sunday! Sunday in SA! for details This Sunday in San Antonio Bexar County Line Two-Meat Tuesday Bexar County Line – Kramer Wetzel Bexar County Line San Pedro Creek San Pedro Creek – Kramer Wetzel San Pedro Creek San [...]

3 of Cups

3 of Cups The 3 of Cups — in this interpretation, in this position, when it pops up like this? There’s a cyclic action at work within the logical order of that tarot deck. The Ace of Cups is new romance, the 2 of Cups is that honeymoon period, and the 3 of Cups is [...]

Texas Mattress Company

Texas Mattress Company All about Texas Mattress Company. Sorry to see the “new” old Threadgill’s disappear. At one point, the south location, close to a certain trailer park, was a second home to me. Been more than 20 years or so. Favorite recollection, before I was well-known there, best story, came from a little Gemini [...]