There's nothing better on these cold winter nights than a nice roaring fire in the fireplace. With Valentine's Day coming, it can also be quite romantic. There's a lot to know before building a fire, including which firewood might be illegal.
A Tik Tok video has over 8 million views. It shows an apparent payment mechanism attached to a shopping cart. In the video, Shawn says that starting February 1st, Walmart customers will have to pay a dollar to use a shopping cart. Could this possibly be true?
Here in West Texas and in areas with flat ground, water towers are essential. They use the pull of gravity to keep the pressure high enough for water to flow through the pipes. As practical as they are, they also symbolize the communities they serve.
Having lived all over Texas, from Corpus Christi to San Angelo, I've noticed that basements are not common here. In fact, I have seen lively and viral social media discussions that assert that basements are illegal in Texas. That certainly isn't true. The state capitol building in Austin has a basement. Illegal? No. Impractical in many cases, yes.
Whenever there is an auto accident here in Texas, whether a minor fender bender or a full-blown crash with injuries or worse, it is essential for those involved to be very careful, what you say can and will be used against you.
Regarding Texas Chili, there is one considerable debate we have to address right off the bat. Does real Texas chili have beans in it or not? There are tons of posts and articles about this all over the internet.
Both Lawn Love and Texas Monthly did articles about how this city or that city would survive a zombie apocalypse. Neither of them listed San Angelo. Since we're not that big a city, we often get left off these lists. We used their stats to find an answer for San Angelo.
In 2022, the search for "yard sales" was one of the top Google Searches in San Angelo. It would seem people around here really love thrift shopping. So what San Angelo needs are more garage sales.
There are a few flea markets in the area.
With prices skyrocketing, garage sales, flea markets, and thrift shops are a big draw. It is just part of the West Texas culture.
Texas wines are now winning awards over wines made in some of the world's premiere wine-producing areas. With Valentine's Day, the season of love coming up, wine becomes an important part of a romantic evening. It is not the time for experimentation or guesswork.
Everyone loves a good mystery. This is NOT a good mystery. Unusual roadside fires continue to occur on Highway 87 North near the Chadbourne Street Overpass and FM 2105.
Five times already in less than three weeks.
It's going viral. People nationwide are all over social media showing off their chicken coops. It is one way to fight back against egg prices. This has caused a viral hashtag to spring up on socials, #egg hustle. The tag has over two million views.
According to the city ordinance in San Angelo, (3.900) chickens are allowed in the city limits of San Angelo.
If you want to see a good rumor in action, start telling folks around San Angelo that a winter storm is headed our way. People tend to react in a couple of ways.
First, there is the Texas bravado. Second, are the people who immediately go into survivalist mode.
Petsmart has announced today that they are looking for one dog and one cat to become Chief Toy Testers. The job pays $10,000. That's a start, although my last trip to the vet to have my cat's abscessed tooth pulled cost $1800.
BrandSpark International released its annual grocery edition rankings just after the first of the year. They surveyed over 10-thousand Americans. When it comes to the most trusted H-E-B came in fifth. Remember, this is a nationwide survey, not just Texas.
A new study found that eating just one serving of freshwater fish each year could have the same effect as drinking water heavily polluted with forever chemicals for an entire month. The study centered on the Great Lakes. Do we have anything to worry about here?