- Merry Christmas!
- THE DAVENPORT DAUGHTERS is finally here!
- Father’s Day … Sunshine and Scarlet Ribbons
- Reflections from an Octogenarian…the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
- Remembering Mother…the Past and the Present
- Sheltering in Place–Another Tunnel to Go Through
- Remembering our Veterans … Freedom is not free
- When things go clunk in the night …
- The Cinderella Syndrome…and they lived happily ever after
- Life is a Collection of Moments…Halloween Fun in 1923
- Rain, Rain go away … Come Again Another Day
- Parakeets, Perils, Pitfalls, and Perversity of a Writer
- Someone to Watch Over Me …
- Left Behind … Have you ever wondered?
- Nothing is the Same…When Right was Right and Wrong was Wrong
- Kansas City … and All that Jazz
- Today’s Our Day…Memories, we all have them
- Every Christmas has a Story … This one is for my daughter
- Last of the Fun & Games for 2017 !
- Time for More Fun & Games
Tag Archives: Great Depression
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
Posted in Dallas, Fathers Day, General, Great Depression Tagged Bonnie and Clyde, covered wagon, Dad, Dallas, DP&L, Father's Day, God's love. lightning strike, Great Depression, iceman, lineman, Texas, WWII 10 Comments
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
Posted in General, Great Depression, Memories Tagged 1939, 1949, 1977, Dads, Dallas, Dallas Power & Light Company, Denton County, fathers, God, grace, Great Depression, grief, quotations, surprises, Texas, treasures, writing 6 Comments
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
Posted in America, Dallas, General, Great Depression, marriage, Memories, Time Capsule, Wedding Tagged Dallas, Gainesville, Great Depression, Lake Dallas, Little Elm, Marietta, memories, Oklahoma, Shiveree, Texas, Turner Hotel, wedding, World War II 7 Comments
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
Posted in General, Time Capsule Tagged 1950s, 1951, Adamson High School, buses, Dallas, downtown Dallas, Elm Street, football jackets, Great Depression, hot roaster peanuts, last generation of innocence, letter jackets, Majestic Theater, movies, Oak Cliff, Palace Theater, Planters Peanut Store, Rialto Theater, streetcars, Texas, touch football, Tower Theater, World War II 5 Comments