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inHishands
I am Christian wife and mother of two and Ushka to three lovely little ladies!!
Interests: My favorite scriptures are: Philippians 4:6-8 . Philippians 4:13 . Ephesians 5:19-20 . Romans 12:16-21 . John 18:20-25 . "the golden rule" Matthew 7:12 . John 16:33 . and Proverbs.
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Does anyone remember there ever being a fire lit in the fireplace at the Girl Scout Hut in Plainview? I think I remember it burning. Did you even know this building had this beautiful chimney? Do you know if this house was moved in? What year? Did you meet here... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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This is a cool picture of a daddy date with his girls... And tonight is the daddy daughter dance for these two girls... Picture for Ushka & Grandpa! Hahaha! Fresh Find: I think I want this bike. Am I crazy? Continue reading
Posted yesterday at in His hands
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We never know who might show up in Plainview. Today, it is Bob Phillips of the Texas Country Reporter, at the Wayland Hutcherson gym. I'm sure the media will post pictures of that event, filming of our history-making Flying Queens soon. Today, though, I saw the Boys Ranch ISD Lady... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Exploring Plainview Texas
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We tend to "adopt" our local team kids and their joy in playing basketball (or whatever sport it might be). Tonight there were two great games at the Doghouse! Plainview won both. A great Friday night! Volunteers were selling lots of concession items. Coach Hagerman helps get a new net... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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Prodigal Son When I left my father's house I was well supplied I made a mistake and I did run I'm dissatisfied I believe I'll go back home I believe I'll go back home I believe I'll go back home... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at in His hands
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A hare met a tortoise walking very slowly towards the mar­ket. The proud hare made fun of the slow tortoise. But the tortoise was good-natured and replied, “I may have small feet, but I can beat you in a race.”... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at in His hands
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I've been working on the railroad. Yes, they are working. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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The daddy was born in Enterprise, Alabama, and ended up in Plainview, Texas, via Temple, Oklahoma. When the kids were young, we drove to Disneyworld in Florida. On the way, we stopped at Enterprise to see the things and places... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at in His hands
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I want to thank all of our City of Plainview and Hale County employees who are frost fighters. You know, the ones who are out on the really cold mornings. To me, our parks crew has always done an amazing job getting done what they need to in the extreme... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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My brother, John, was born in 1948, and I was born in 1955. He was seven years older and six school grades ahead of me. This is one of my favorite childhood pictures of the two of us. It was... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at in His hands
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The weird thing is it isn't that cold out, but the cold that is out is biting cold! Tonight we had Snack Pak 4Kids packing. The beautiful thing about this program is how God goes before it and prepares the way. When there is a need, it is met. It... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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Before you think I'm going to be talking about a cell phone tower ping or the game ping-pong, I want to warn you that this post may not be for everyone, but it must be shared. Maybe. Let's just call... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at in His hands
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I noticed this new business coming. It will be a stop for weekend shoppers! Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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This picture is an early day harvest picture. Look at the difference in the machines they used then and what is available now! My grandfather, Hugh Robert Etter, Jack of all trades, on the left. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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At my grandparents home, there were several out buildings. There was the main house, two bedrooms, and one bath. One bedroom was just big enough for a twin bed. There was a small kitchen with an added on dining area... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at in His hands
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The truth is... As a very young and little girl, I would let myself into the neighbors house (no one locked their doors) and I would climb up on their kitchen counter to sit and wait for them to get... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2016 at in His hands
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Be on the lookout. It is BNSF week. I hear they will be in town for some rail repairs. Wave at them and give them your best welcome to Plainview smile. Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2016 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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Here is Clinton in his First Baptist Church youth choir uniform. Sweet, huh? I think I may have made the vest for him??? Who is that little photo-bomber? Well, that would be Kathy, the youngest of the four siblings. This... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at in His hands
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Upholstery is a beautiful art form. It is rare to find a talented tacker. Plainview has been blessed to have had several amazing upholstery shops through the years. When I saw this worn sign today I was reminded of this shop, and then, there was Pete's Upholstery, what sweet memories... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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For 43 years I have had a relationship with the Wall family. I always said that Peggy and I were soul sisters. There are so many very personal things that she shared with me over the years, her hurts, pains,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at in His hands
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You can find it here. Everything interesting we set out to look for can be found in Plainview. We have trendy clothes boutiques, fine restaurants, great grocery stores, appliance dealers, furniture shops, entertainment venues, resale shops, farm stores, great salons, even saloons. We have amazing gift shops and antique shops.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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In its day, this backstop witnessed almost professional, or as good as it gets here, league action baseball games. It would have been in the late 70s early eighties that there were still men playing 'real' baseball (softball does not count) here in Plainview. Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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I love this picture of Jonci with their Great Dane, Leviathan. She is the dog whisperer. Fresh Find: A fun wristlet for when less is best. Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at in His hands
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"The good leaves will cover the torn leaves; the torn leaves will cover the shredded." Vietnamese Saying I'm not sure how this movie came into my spirit mind today. Oh, yes, the Holy Spirit brought it there, but where I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at in His hands
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I picked up our supplement to the 2nd edition of the Hale County, Texas, Bibliography, compiled by John Sigwald, librarian for Plainview's Unger Memorial Library. Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at Exploring Plainview Texas