In 2016, both Groundhog Day and the State of the Union address will occur on the same day. This is an ironic juxtaposition of events.
One involves a meaningless ritual in which we look to an insignificant creature of little intelligence for prognostication.
The other involves a groundhog.
A thug who was newly released from jail broke into a home in Polk country florida and shot at the home owners. Home owner returned fire killing the would be robber. This is another example of an armed citizen protecting their life and property from those who would cause them harm. Read the full story.
While driving to Houston from Floresville, TX I take the back roads to get to Highway 10 normally I take Hwy 97 to Hwy 80 and then pickup Hwy 10 in Luling. On that drive there are sometimes dogs on the side of the road and some birds or other critters worthy of stopping to photograph. So here are a few.