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Red Cross East Texas Serves State Veterans Home

By Kimberly Johnson, volunteer contributor, American Red Cross

The Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home, opened in 2012, sits in rural Tyler, TX and provides a unique setting of long-term care for up to 100 veterans in a family-style setting that draws residents into social connection while still maintaining privacy and independence. 661 more words

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Taken on a warm December afternoon while on a family outing during Christmas holiday.  Beautiful memories.

Nighttime on the Lake

I missed the full moonrise last night and it would have been perfect with the clear sky.  So I looked up the time for the moonrise tonight and headed down to the boat dock with my camera. 259 more words


Who Doesn't LOVE Vintage!

Vintage is a word dear to my heart…as I am sure it is for all collage and mixed-media artists. Breathing life into an object once again is thrilling. 101 more words


Mascotte Beans: Garden Variety Profile and Impressions

Mascotte beans were my choice of beans to try out against my favorite variety of green beans, Blue Lake because they were the 2014 AAS Vegetable Award winner.  165 more words

East Texas

Skeletons #1

Whether they are clothed in

Soft feathery lime greens of spring,

Blinding greens and dappled sunlight of summer

Fiery reds and yellows of fall

White and gray denuded trunks of winter… 26 more words