Monthly Archives: November 2016

Gibtown TX Tabernacle

I was down in Texas last week helping out the folks.  Monday, Mom and I had planned to drive over to the Gibtown cemetery, where two sides of her family settled when they moved to Texas after the Civil War. … Continue reading

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Rexie and Puppy Stan teach class

Several years ago right after I got my first iPhone, I walked into the living room to see Rex lying contentedly on the sofa with Mr. Pumpkin–his favorite squeaky toy.  I snapped a photo, and then a second one.  Rex … Continue reading

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Architectural Iron Work on the Canton TX Square

Nothing stops me in my tracks quite so quickly as seeing architectural iron work on buildings.  There is just something impressive about those communities who recognize these beautiful pieces of past architecture, and the store owners who prize them enough … Continue reading

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Wasena Bridge – Roanoke

The Wasena Bridge, carrying traffic over the Roanoke River, train tracks, and Wasena Park between Old Southwest/downtown Roanoke and the Wasena neigbhorhood, was constructed 1938-1939.  It was funded by a Public Works Administration (PWA) grant of $149,265 grant toward the … Continue reading

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