May Days

May Days

By Courtney Terry / Courtney’s Thumb

It’s true what they say about time…the older you are, the faster it flies by. I’ve been meaning to write my column for a couple of months now, it seems there is always something else that needs my attention too: house to … Read More

February, the New Texas Spring

February, the New Texas Spring

By Courtney Terry / Courtney’s Thumb

A couple weekends ago I decided that since the weather was cooperating and warm, I would break ground on my garden for 2012.  Rumor is that exercise is great for stress and the body in general, so I figured … Read More

Ode to Family

Ode to Family

 By Courtney Terry / Courtney’s Thumb

This time of year usually brings families together, what with Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner.  I took it upon myself to have a family reunion since the summer had finally relented its sweltering days to cooler and more enjoyable … Read More

Dear Deer

Dear Deer

By Courtney Terry / Courtney’s Thumb

What an eventful month September was!! Labor Day weekend brought many undesired wildfires along with some gusty winds that fueled the fires. At my homestead we had a tree fall on a power line and block the driveway and start a fire. … Read More

Where is the Rain Tree?

Where is the Rain Tree?

By Courtney Terry

In the Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift, movie “Raintree County” the rain tree is considered a mythical and magical tree that those who find it discover love under a rain of yellow blossoms. Since I have the love part handled, I will … Read More