Category Archives: Texas

To Torture a Texan…

Unk sez… Stay tuned… Advertisements

Posted in Buller, Texas | Leave a comment

Onward Through the Blog…

a doodle for my 400th post from Buller’s Back Porch…

Posted in Austin, brain, doodle, G.M.C. Massey, Instructional design, music, songs, Texas | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Horses, Colts & Mules — East Texas Trading circa early 1900’s

Continuing our run of my Grandfather’s guest posts about horse trading, taken from his memoirs of rural life east Texas during the late 19th and early 20th Century. And at another time I had bought a man’s entire crop Cotton, … Continue reading

Posted in anecdotes, G.M.C. Massey, Texas | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Once Upon a House — Part 1

I started this as a simple list of the various houses and places I have lived. But with nearly every place, I found myself wanting to explore that memory a bit more…and more…and more…until the list grew into several separate … Continue reading

Posted in Buller, Texas, travel | Leave a comment

Indian Territory (Oklahoma) & Back Again, 1897

Once again, our guest blogger, G.M.C. Massey (my grandfather) shares a story about traveling to visit relatives in the Indian Territory circa the late 19th Century. When I was 17 years of age I was visiting in OKLAHOMA with my … Continue reading

Posted in Buller, Family, G.M.C. Massey, Memoirs, Texas | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Back Porch in the Rear View, 2017

The end of the year is awash in people’s lists: 10 Best Movies, Top 10 International News Stories, 12 Stories You Missed, and the like. So why not a list of stories told on the Buller Back Porch this past … Continue reading

Posted in Austin, Buller, death, doodle, Family, G.M.C. Massey, games, life & death, list, Memoirs, music, Texas | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dead & Company: Texas Two-Step, Dec 2017

We got lucky in Texas. Right after our double-date with Dead & Company last weekend, John Mayer needed an emergency appendectomy, forcing postponement of the final 3 dates of the tour. He is now recovering in good spirits and the shows … Continue reading

Posted in Austin, Buller, music, performances, Texas, travel | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment