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An Odd Little Mercantile Store

The Home Mercantile was the oldest general store in Nazareth, Texas serving the community for 90 years in two different close proximity locations. The first store was erected in 1905. 1,747 more words

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Winter in the Canyon

Even though we had snow and sub-zero wind-chill temperatures four days ago, today was a beautiful 70 degrees. Almost all the snow is gone, and although the wind was quite gusty at times, we still managed to plan a day outside. 126 more words


First Snow of the New Year 2017

January 5-6, 2017 We had our first Snow here in the Texas Panhandle. Amarillo received 3.7 inches. Temp dropped to single digits plus minus zero F. 86 more words

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The Next Best Thing To Time Travel

When you’re researching historical fiction, it would be so much easier to just rev up the Time Machine. 521 more words

Art + Life

In 1541, Francisco Vazquez de Coronado wrote to Charles I, King of Spain, describing for the first time the Llano Estacado or Staked Plains.  The Llano is a high tableland extending across much of the Texas panhandle and eastern  New Mexico.  139 more words

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Texas: Fredericksburg and Austin

There was a sense of urgency about this Texas trip: it would be my last for a little while. At the end of July, I packed up and moved back to my home state of Alabama to take a new job at the… 156 more words

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Heading for Dover Delaware

Leaving Williamsburg VA for Delaware. I am fascinated with tunnels especially if they go under water. Where we live in the Texas panhandle you have to drive an hour or so to get to any lake big enough to get a boat on it. 84 more words

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