By Nikki Pelezo

Springtime In Gilmer

Springtime In Gilmer

 By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads

A strange event occurred a couple of years ago with a ratt-a-tatt, ratt-a-tatt at our glass front door.  Either Charlie or I would check to see who was knocking; no one at the door.  This went on all day, maybe every … Read More

With Spring Comes Danger

With Spring Comes Danger

 By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads

About five years ago, on a warm Spring evening, I was enjoying watching the news laid out in my trusty recliner.  Doors were thrown open to take in those aromatic wisteria filled breezes, when out of the corner of my … Read More

Making Lye Soap

Making Lye Soap

By Nikki Peleezo / Dirt Roads

Ever since Charlie and I went to the Arts and Crafts festival at Beaver’s Bend State Park in Oklahoma, he has been after me to learn to make lye soap.  Trust me when I say I’m not a lye soap making … Read More

Going Green, But Beware of Garlic Goot

Going Green, But Beware of Garlic Goot

By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads

Well, the time has come for me to step up and be counted by those persnickety eco-people as a member of the Going Green crowd.  I’ve been at it now for about three weeks and am close … Read More

Mr. Fix It

Mr. Fix It

Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads

Charlie and I have been married 30 + years.  As we are getting older we are starting to look alike and we sound alike over the phone, but that’s where it ends.  Our minds still chug along at different speeds.… Read More