By Nikki Pelezo

Weeds? What weeds?

Weeds?  What weeds?

By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads

Charlie and I have a love/hate relationship with vegetables.  Charlie will plow the garden in the Spring, plant the vegetables, pick the vegetables and eat the vegetables.  I will plant the vegetables, pick the vegetables, cook/process the vegetables and eat the … Read More

Another Test

Another Test

By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads

Charlie, my husband, wanted hamburgers for supper tonight. I handed him the package of frozen patties and he made for the grill. In no time at all I saw him standing in the middle of a cloud of smoke heavenly scented with … Read More

Highway 80 Sale

Highway 80 Sale

By Nikki Peleezo

This weekend was the bi-annual event that is fast becoming a bonanza for the sellers as well as the buyers.  It is held on the third weekend in April and the third weekend in October.  It goes from Shreveport, Louisiana to Dallas, Texas.  It’s … Read More

A Matter of Miscommunication

A Matter of Miscommunication

By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads

While I was out attending the few and far between garage sales last weekend, Charlie calls and tells me he is at McPeak Orchard and do I want any over ripe strawberries for freezer jam.  You might think this is … Read More

An East Texas Easter, 1949

An East Texas Easter, 1949

 By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads

The Easter of 1949, my brother, sister and I received a dyed duck in our Easter baskets. Mine was green and cute as a button. These ducks were obtained from our very dear friends that had a farm way … Read More