JULY NEWSLETTER

Summer weather arrived the second week in June with 90 degree temperatures. Still spring weather was most pleasant this year and my garden has greatly benefitted. I have been picking vegetables since mid June. My [...]

JUNE NEWSLETTER

May was extremely mild for central Texas - we stayed in the 70's and low 80's all month. We also had several more inches of rain than normal. This weather was perfect for my vegetable [...]

MAY NEWSLETTER

This Spring is much brighter than last year if only because Covid 19 is on its way behind us. We are getting out more now and seeing our friends and family more often. We have [...]

APRIL NEWSLETTER

i had my surgery on my left arm - finally. I broke it on 1 October and it never healed. Turned out that my arm was much more messed up than the MRI’s showed. My [...]

MARCH NEWS

In February this part of Texas set winter cold records. We had below zero weather for the first time since 1989. It stayed below freezing for 7 days in a row with a couple days [...]

FEBRUARY NEWS

January was another very busy month for our stamp business. That’s good for there was little else to do as everything around here is closed! After spending more and more time with our stamp business [...]

JANUARY 2021

I think we all are happy to see the passing of 2020. Let us hope that 2021 quickly turns around the covid19 epidemic. The only good thing about 2020 for the Schneider family was that [...]

DECEMBER NEWS

2020 approaches end - thankfully. We usually reflect on the ending year as having sped by too quickly - certainly not so this year. At least there is light in the COVID19 tunnel with the [...]

NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER

After falling last year and breaking my hip - I did it again. This time I snapped my humerus in my left arm and have a huge brace on my arm and shoulder. It has [...]

OCTOBER NEWS LETTER

OCTOBER 2020 Stamp collecting has been most active this year fueled by all of the extra time many of us have due to the Covid restrictions. I have devoted more time to my stamp business [...]

SEPTEMBER NEWS

I’ve been noticing the increase in stamp collecting among my customers for months now but July and August have been our busiest two months ever. Collectors have really been working on their collections! We have [...]

AUGUST NEWSLETTER

We are experiencing a real scorcher this summer. The unusual part is that the humidity has been consistently higher than normal which makes it much more uncomfortable. On the positive side every day is bright [...]

JULY NEWSLETTER

Well , Texas has entered Phase 3 of the recovery but I suspect many are a bit too eager to get back to normal. Our county is one of the lucky ones - mainly because [...]

JUNE NEWSLETTER

Another month at home! I have had so much spare time that I am running out of projects. I am fortunate that our business is conducted at my and my daughter’s homes so we have [...]

MAY NEWSLETTER

Well we are having great weather and I am getting to spend a lot of time in my garden - there is little else to do. Our area- like most in this country is locked [...]