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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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A nice view of M. B. Hood (16th Street) Park, pre-Aquatics Center. Continue reading
Posted 11 minutes ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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Yes, I'm ready for summer! One day of 20 degrees is all I need to let me know that I am a fair-weather gal. We will be cold here all week, and I think we will have an interestingly cold... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at in His hands
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We have several new businesses opening in Plainview's historic downtown. Don't you want to be #outonthedowntown, too? This great building is for sale. It needs some TLC but is in a prime location. What about building up with an industrial rooftop deck? We are growing. Won't you join us? #plainviewdowntownhistoricdistrictamainstreetcity Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Exploring Plainview Texas
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Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. Proverbs 30.5 Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at in His hands
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I enjoy seeing beautiful things, art if you will. Plainview has many very gifted and trained artisans. This artisan is featured at the new downtown Plainview store, Santa's Mercantile & More. The beauty of design found in the art may be angular, eclectic, ornate, severe to simple. I particularly like... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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Pesky Pumpkin Eater ... Doesn't care for cabbage ... Watch out for the pumpkin eating s-q-u-i-r-r-e-l ... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at in His hands
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The Nash on Ash is not near ready to be open to the public, but we are all super excited downtown for the building renovations already done! They are getting closer and closer!!! Until then, you can catch their drift at Chippy Pickins at 725 Vintage Company @ 725 Broadway! Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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Do you ever count the cars of the train as it passes? Today It was fun to see this one roll through downtown Plainview, Texas, just north of the Santa Fe Railroad Depot. I counted 85 with engines, am I right or wrong? Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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Today, I wore my grandmother Dayton's cameo necklace and ring that her son and my father, John Dayton, brought home to her from his time in the U.S. Navy, 1944-1945. They are 75 years old. They have no value, just... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at in His hands
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I had lunch with a sweet friend today. God has richly blessed my life through so many who feed into my happiness. This particular friend and I share some deep emotional situations and, through them, a powerful and positive connection.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at in His hands
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Santa's Mercantile & More, a pop-up holiday store, will open on Saturday, October 24, 2020. The seasonal store located at 500 Ash Street in the Downtown Plainview Historic District will be open through January 2021. You will find a beautiful display of Christmas trees, baubles, and balls. They have wreaths,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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Who still places icicles on their Christmas trees? Who throws clumps of icicles on their Christmas tree? Clinton got a football and helmet for Christmas!!! circa the late 1950s Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at in His hands
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There is something in the auto-wash bay. Yes, Soak-n-Suds has begun its renovation. They will offer an updated wash machine and a new covered pay-station. Opening back up soon. Until then, the do-it-yourself wash bays & vacuums are open. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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We had a fog advisory this morning. They weren't kidding! I had to drive to Lubbock early and it was a solid sheet of fog the whole way. Visibility was limited for sure. Here I am parked by the fence... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at in His hands
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Fall color fills the fields and it is strikingly beautiful. Thank you to our farmers!!! Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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“Don't talk unless you can improve the silence" Jorge Luis Borges. This quote, I get, but who determines what improves the silence? Silence is golden. I grew up in silence, and I crave it still. Silence is golden, for, in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2020 at in His hands
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The Hotel Ware vintage sign was bought 25 years ago by Virgil Lowry from Cactus Signs. He had several vintage Plainview signs that were bought at a local auction this past weekend. One sign traveled to Lubbock and two to Abilene. Both of these bidders would have bought the Hotel... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2020 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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Eighteen years ago, my mother and I flew to LA for our friend's 60th birthday. It was a costume party, and I went as a Texas cowgirl. The costumes were over-the-top. It was a beautiful party and so much fun... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2020 at in His hands
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The Streetscape Project in Downtown Plainview has begun. We need you to inconvenience shop and support your downtown businesses! It WILL be an inconvenience from 8th to 5th for about 9 months. They will move block by block, east side to west side. Please, park and walk and support downtown.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2020 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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This picture was taken at Peggy & TC's 50th anniversary. Look at these "littles." Jonci, Adelyn, Jolie, Dylan, and Kyle, some of their grand and greats. Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2020 at in His hands
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A few days ago, I was tracked down by a lady holding a local auction. She shared that the Hotel Ware sign would be up for auction. She sent a picture. I immediately sent it to Melinda Brown, Main Street Director, Jeff Snyder, City Manager, and Hotel Ware building owner,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2020 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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Be an encourager. We don't realize how much more important an encouraging word is over an opinion or negativity. When I wonder why I do what I do, the journey I'm on, and every time, every single time, God sends... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2020 at in His hands
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It's closer than it was and still has a way to go, but Braum's Plainview is looking great! Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2020 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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I looked through a few photo albums today, very vintage pictures. It is fun to browse through the albums. I have most of the pictures on file, but there is something about flipping through a good family photo album! These... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2020 at in His hands
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What a great reminder of Breast Cancer awareness. Get that mammogram!!! Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2020 at Exploring Plainview Texas