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

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

The Fall of the Giants

The Fall of the Giants     

By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads

We bought our home just for the old oak tree.  She was mighty, broad, tall, stately and she was old.  It was always cool under her limbs and she didn’t mind the old swing tied to her lower branch.  … Read More

East Texas Know How

East Texas Know How 

By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads

The other day my husband, Charlie, went to all three auto parts stores here in the Gilmer area looking for a doomaflotchy for his gizmo.  Please bare with me, I don’t know auto/motorcycle speak.  He wasn’t making any headway because … Read More