• August 24, 2016

Dave Miller

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Our house has been hosting Critter Fest

It’s been a summer full of critters at the Miller household.

Unplanned visit to new church was a blessing

A couple of Sundays ago, my wife and I were running really late for church — so late that we weren’t ready to leave home until the 10:30 a.m. service was actually starting.

Here's my sign: I'm a grammar snob, for sure

I had a not-too-surprising revelation over the weekend: I am a grammar snob.

It's time for all this lightning, thunder to end

My wife always used to tell me she liked the sound of far-off thunder, calling it soothing and kind of romantic.

Being young is sometimes overrated

My wife and I were eating at one of our favorite restaurants the other day when our waitress came by to refill our drinks.

Being young is sometimes overrated

My wife and I were eating at one of our favorite restaurants the other day when our waitress came by to refill our drinks.

Frogs decided our patio was a party pad

In our nearly seven years as homeowners, my wife and I have had to deal with a lot of problems — broken garage doors, rodents in the attic, a hail-damaged roof and a stuck front door, to name a few.

Why is it so hard to get our lawn mowed

Our backyard is starting to look like a meadow — and not a very pretty one at that.

Wife's new job has me feeling kind of sleepy

My wife started a new job this week.

Voting early is no big deal -- even on a Sunday

The March 1 primary election is coming up Tuesday, but it will be a little anticlimactic for me, since I’ve already voted.

Salado is truly a gem, but its luster has faded

Sunday was a beautiful day, so my wife and I decided to head down to Salado to do a little shopping.

My wife and I are so alike, but we still have differences

My wife and I have been married more than eight years, and it still amazes me how much we have in common.

New station brings back memories of my radio days

I have to admit, I was excited to hear about the Killeen Independent School District’s launch of a new, student-run FM radio station this week.

No resolutions, just a wish list for the coming year

The start of a new year is typically time to make resolutions.

Finding that 'it' gift at Christmas can get expensive

Every year, my wife and I make the same promise.

Visits by deer make us aware of their habitat

My wife and I live in the middle of town, but we started seeing deer pop up around the neighborhood a few weeks ago, when the temperature was hitting the mid-90s each day, and we hadn’t had a drop of rain in about a month.

Jury duty isn’t much fun, but it’s our civic duty

I had to report for jury duty this week.

I’m all for a hot time, but this was ridiculous

It was a hot day Saturday. Not just warm. Not merely sultry. It was broiling. And I was wearing a suit and tie.

Taking a run at stress test requires heart

If you’ve never had a stress test, you’re in for a treat — especially if you’ve never used a treadmill before.

This cat has carved a place in our hearts

I awoke last Wednesday to the sound of purring and the sight of a small cat face gazing at me from about 10 inches away.

Dictionary goes too far

I’ve always had a healthy respect for the Webster’s dictionary. In my line of work, it’s pretty much a given.

I’m sure our A/C knew exactly when to quit

I’m pretty sure it’s a conspiracy.

Leaky faucet may end up draining wallet

It started out as a slow drip, then it became a trickle, then a steady stream.

Progress is fine, but don’t build on our meadow

My wife and I love our little neighborhood meadow.