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A Mother to the Cowboys

She was called “Mary” by her husband Charles Goodnight, the best-known cattle rancher in Texas. Her distinguished Tennessee family referred to her as “Molly.” And she was known affectionately as “Mother of the Texas Panhandle” by the cowhands she doctored, fed, and… 1,125 more words

Texas Women

Large Wildfires Force Evacuations In Central California

Large Wildfires Force Evacuations In Central California

Hot and dry conditions in the West are feeding wildfires in the U.S.

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Flight From Floydada

Grain Elevator in Floydada, Texas
Yes, indeed. It’s that time again. About every two years, as summer settles in with its attendant annoyances — heat, mosquitos, politicians who drone on more loudly than cicadas — the urge to re-post one of my all-time favorite stories overtakes me. 1,452 more words
Travel

After Amarillo (The Land of Enchantment)

After Amarillo (The Land of Enchantment)

a travel essay by Lydia Thomas

A Glimpse Of Forever ...

I’m a fan of the Texas Panhandle and its beauty –  like this rural road that stretches forever …

General

It's Gone

It snowed up till around noon with the wind blowing hard. Then the sun started trying to come out and the temperatures started claiming. By the time we were read to leave the house to go to church around 5:30pm the snow was pretty much goin. 12 more words

My Thoughts And Memories

Oh No April Snow

Usually this time of year in the Texas Panhandle we have highs in the 70’s and lows in the upper 40’s . Yesterday and today April 29th and 30th we have been in the lower 30’s. 49 more words

My Thoughts And Memories