IslandDrumz

Welcome to our little slice of paradise! Clear Lake Shores is probably one of the best kept secrets in the entire Bay Area. Yes we are an island. We are surrounded by Clear Lake, Jarbo Bayou and the Lazy Bend canals. Plug this in to Google Maps and you'll see what I mean 29.32' by 95.01' We are about half way between Galveston Island and the city of Houston and located in north Galveston county. I will try to keep us up on all the goings on that we can walk, boat, bike or drive our golf carts to. Very few things pi$$ me off but one of them is wasting my precious time. I'll try not to waste yours. Enjoy. ab

Friday, January 10, 2014

Happy Friday!

Sorry to drop this time bomb on your Friday but today was Jim Croce’s birthday. He would have been 70. Not a typo. Sorry. Unlike us Time in a Bottle never gets old.

Like I said yesterday my scale would dictate my breakfast and lunch on this (extended) last day of juicing. I don’t have a Dr’s office rated scale, I use a digital readout that measures to the tenth of a pound. Like all non-professional scales it has a margin of error that escapes me but margin of error aside the difference was 15 pounds. It’s not all an optical illusion either. This whole adventure goes down in my book as pretty damned amazing. The green stuff still tastes like crap but If you’re in my age bracket you’ve had to take a spoonful of Cod Liver oil when you were a kid and that taste still reigns supreme as the nastiest stuff to ever pass my lips. A stop by Baybrooks Fresh Seafood in Seabrook will provide our first chewable dinner Friday night. Aside from yesterday’s grapes that is.

Did you know Skippers is planning a big expansion? Yep. Stop by and ask them about it.

IMPORTANT STUFF HERE FROM THE BOYSCOUTS!
Is it time to replace your US Flag?

With January upon us, many people reflect on the previous year and look forward to the new year.  When you think about last year’s patriotic holidays and how you hung your United States of America flag, did you think it may be time to replace your flag?  Is it getting old, worn, tattered, frayed or faded beyond repair?  If you answered “yes”, then it is time for you to retire the flag, and NO, this does not mean simply throwing the flag in the trash can and purchasing another.  The flag is our symbol of our country, a symbol of our patriotism, a symbol of all those that have served and those that have fallen  defending our country.  This symbol should not simply be thrown away but instead the flag should be properly retired.  Boy Scout Troop 2322 will be conducting a flag retirement service in February of 2014 and encourages all residents of Clear Lake Shores to bring their US flags that need to be retired to the Clear Lake Shores City Hall during the month of January.  All flags brought to City Hall will be collected by Troop 2322 and will be included in their service.

Lost Dog!
 




7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Am I the only one that doesn't think a golf cart can use the new side walks due to their width (border brick). Sure hope I am wrong. I remember the EDC stating the wide side walks would run all the way West to Watergate.

Bryan said...

They are sidewalks, not golf cart paths. Golf carts need to stay on the streets so that the curbing and landscaping does not get torn up like it already is on both sides of 2094.

And they will go to Watergate one day, but that is in a later phase.

Anonymous said...

If you read anons question he asks is he the only one that doesn't think a golf cart can use the sidewalks. That means he thinks they shouldn't use them and he would be right. If he just stated his position incorrectly then hes really asking would he be the only one who does think a golf cart should use the side walks in which case I hope he is. I can think of 50 reasons golf carts shouldn't be on the sidewalks and 0 as to why they should be. Why would anon need to drive on a pedestrian sidewalk when there is a perfectly good street 4 feet away. We barely have the sidewalks poured and folks are already finding things to complain about. Unbelievable

Anonymous said...

You lost 15 lbs. in several days, right? Please keep us updated if the weight stays off a month from now. I don't doubt juicing is healthy.

Anonymous said...

Why is there usually an area of soggy muddy grass near the pavilion by the water fountain? Is there a plumbing issue? One Jam it was awful. Hope it is fixed before the next Jams start.

Anonymous said...

Someone in Kemah told me a huge amount of CLS land was sold to a Kemah businessman. Can a realtor or someone verify this sad bit of news.

Anonymous said...

Since Jarboe is one of our parks, will there be Park Comm. folks being informed of the bacteria problems? Will they report to the citizens in some fashion?