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inHishands
I am Christian wife and mother of two and Ushka to four 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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This is an early 40s of my grandfather, Hugh Etter, with Lorena and Virginia, in front of 1006 Nassau, Plainview, Texas. It's fun to reminisce. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at in His hands
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The Texas Historical Commission shares this today ... On this day, January 25, 1919, rancher C. C. (Lum) Slaughter died, precipitating a tangled family financial scandal. Born in 1837 in Sabine County, Lum Slaughter claimed to be the first male child born of a marriage contracted under the Republic of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Exploring Plainview Texas
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The three of us painted today and had lunch. I have such creative friends! Me...not sure. We had a relaxing time. Soon Studio 400 in downtown Plainview will be open for friends painting opportunities. Can't wait!!! Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at in His hands
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I was so excited to see this Masonic coin make its way home. Now, we need someone to share its story, what it was used for, and what the things on the coin mean!!! Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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We always enjoy the Wayland Queen & Pioneers basketball games. Tonight, these two grand-sisters went with us. Sweet, sweet girls!!! Some of my very favorites!!! Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at in His hands
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What a pleasant surprise we got last night from the Andrews family. James Andrews shared these for pictures with us. Thinking back... What do you remember? Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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Unger Memorial Library is in the midst of long-range planning and this group meets to assist in the process. Wanted: seeking focus group volunteers to meet for one hour in February. It is community. Anyone in Hale County is encouraged to participate. Contact the library with your interest. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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Here are our grand sisters as we were getting ready to go to Ushka's Cousins Camp in 2016. We are gearing up for another great year! Plans are near completion and bags are ready...now, we wait in anticipation!!! They sure... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at in His hands
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I did not grow up loving to read. There are reasons. The important thing is that I do enjoy reading now. I got a memo that I have read for seventy-seven days in a row. I guess this confirms my... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at in His hands
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A pretty day for a postcard picture. This is the 9th and Columbia Church of Christ. Churches use to have postcards to correspond to visitors and members. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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Often times, movies that I might watch have the paintings of family members hanging in the grand hall. In my Aspergers, I watch movies from the back to the front. It is a fun way to watch movies. Anyway, I... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at in His hands
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Once a Bulldog, Always a Bulldog! There is a Plainview All-School Reunion this summer, July 17-18th at the Plainview Civic Center & Country Club. There is a planning meeting on Tuesday, January 21st @ 5 PM at the Plainview Chamber of Commerce. Come represent your class and find out more!!!... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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What if we were actually the ones who determine the longevity of our days? Hear me out. 2 Timothy 3:1-9 But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at in His hands
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I love that Walmart is a part of the bigger picture where we care for the world we have been blessed to live in... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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The turn to the Plainview Business Park at Highway 194 and the I27 access road. You'll first see the sea of orange @ the Kubota park. Next up is the all-new Western Equipment (John Deere) building, the first business park industry occupant. The east entrance signage... The west entrance signage...... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2020 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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My word for 2020 is silence. I can sense your wheels turning; they are sending the message, finally! I hear ya! Seriously, I do. My mind is working 24/7, and there are so many ideas, dreams, hopes, that I want... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2020 at in His hands
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I have traveled to or through every western state and all but ten or so in the east. Growing up, I traveled somewhere or often multiple somewheres with my grandparents each summer. In 1971, we traveled in "Big Blue," making... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2020 at in His hands
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Today I asked ... 1. Things: Sentimental or no? The results were significantly more yes answers than no answers. 2. People: Genealogy or no? The results were higher for yes, I know my ancestry through doing genealogy. 3. Cemetery: Visits... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2020 at in His hands
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Stationery and office supplies have been available on the corner of 7th and Fresno Streets for as long as I can remember. Eaton-Craig Stationery & Office Supplies is still open and serving Plainview! Times have changed, and so many people order online or print themselves. Remember to shop local first.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2020 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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At the Plainview cemetery, there is a rather sizeable Bonner-Price marker on the east side of Joliet, on the row closest to the street. Bonner-Price is our family. I've always wondered their story because they are not mentioned anywhere in the history of Plainview, yet they were early settlers and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2020 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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As I was browsing some photo albums today, I came across these 1981-82 photos of our babies!!! We are so blessed!!! Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2020 at in His hands
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The Plainview Hospital and Clinic Foundation once located on 8th Street, where Christian Manor now sits. I remember going in the doors on the right front, down a green painted hall, to the basement to get my broken arm set when I was a kid, and I remember getting my... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2020 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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I plan to take advantage of nearing the 65 mark in life. Today, we joined the YMCA as "real" senior citizens! Of course, the "Y" offers so many opportunities, but they do not have the ability to make us go.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2020 at in His hands
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This is a fun postcard showing the Future Home of First Methodist Church! Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2020 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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A couple of work vehicles that belonged to my grandparents, Lucy & Hugh Etter, in their electrical business; he started at Burt Electric and then soon after they opened Hugh R. Etter Electric. Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2020 at in His hands