Tag Archives: Dallas

Life is a Collection of Moments…Halloween Fun in 1923

Life is just a collection of moments,         Some tell us who we are,                  Others what might have been…   During the past weeks of rainy weather, I looked through some of my mother’s keepsakes, and I found a … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain go away … Come Again Another Day

  Rain, Rain, go away Come again another day All the family wants to play Rain, rain, go away I’m guessing you might remember standing at a window when you were young and wanting to go out and play! Well, … Continue reading

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Dad’s Story…The Great Depression, Bonnie and Clyde, and a Red Dress

      Remembering my dad today has brought to mind a question he loved to ask—tell me what The Great Depression, the big city, Bonnie and Clyde, and a red dress have in common. Now on the surface they … Continue reading

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Unexpected treasures … My dad showed up for me one more time

1939-1940 Dallas Power & Light crew and truck. (My dad: 2nd man from the right) Life often surprises us with unexpected treasures, my dad showed up for me a few days ago. I was searching through old files trying to … Continue reading

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There’s something about a tattered and torn flag …

There’s something about a tattered and torn flag that speaks to me. It speaks of the many years it has flown over America, of my childhood and standing up every morning in the classroom saying the Pledge of Allegiance. It … Continue reading

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A “Great Depression” Wedding …

The Great Depression, Marietta, Oklahoma, a big city, and a red dress — what do they have in common? Nothing at all, except it was when and where my mother and dad got married. On August 26, 1932, eighty-three years … Continue reading

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Time Capsule — Buses, Streetcars, and Hot Peanuts

Remembering a special time in 1951. Bill and I married January 7, 1955. We would have been married 60 years if he had lived. Precious memories. I posted this picture on Facebook to commemorate a treasured day in my life—and … Continue reading

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