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Wordless Wed...August Sunrise
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Back to Blocking, Bags, Broaches and Booth
You would think the last thing I'd be doing in the 'Dog Days of Summer' with temps at 103 degrees, is sitting with a lap full of knitting and crochet.  Nevertheless, it's happening and it's about that time! Yep, time for the season opening of my 'Fall Chick...
You would think the last thing I'd be doing in the 'Dog Days of Summer' with temps at 103 degrees, is sitting with a lap full of knitting and crochet. Nevertheless, it's happening and it's about that time! Yep, time for the ...
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Wordless Wed...My Sisters Front Porch
Make your Front Porch a part of your home and it will be a part of your LIFE! ~John Sarris~
Make your Front Porch a part of your home and it will be a part of your LIFE! ~John Sarris~
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She Married A Rich Old Man
"She married a rich old man". Those words, written by our first 'Family Historian' my Aunt Irene, came back to me as I am digging through archives both in Ancestry and Irene's notes.  She wasn't sure of her spelling of Savana , but she was positive it was h...
"She married a rich old man". Those words, written by our first 'Family Historian' my Aunt Irene, came back to me as I am digging through archives both in Ancestry and Irene's notes. She wasn't sure of her spelling of Sava...
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WordlessWed...Hill Country Homestead Walkabout
" Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called 'walking'." ~George W. Bush~
"Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called 'walking'." ~George W. Bush~
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Antebellum Son...First Born...William Howell
 William Howell Pittman was the first born of Rene Marion and Mary Ann Howell Pittman of Cobb County Georgia.  He was a Veteran of the Civil War serving as a Lieutenant in the Georgia First Regiment Infantry.  Brothers, William Howell and George Washington ...
William Howell Pittman was the first born of Rene Marion and Mary Ann Howell Pittman of Cobb County Georgia. He was a Veteran of the Civil War serving as a Lieutenant in the Georgia First Regiment Infantry. Brothers, Willia...
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I LOVE THIS YARN!
I do love THIS yarn...especially for a new accessory design I'm working on that a softer yarn seems to work better...best!  Although it is a 4ply acrylic yarn, it  feels, knits and crochets more like a merino-bamboo blend...with better body.  As you can pro...
I do love THIS yarn...especially for a new accessory design I'm working on that a softer yarn seems to work better...best! Although it is a 4ply acrylic yarn, it feels, knits and crochets more like a merino-bamboo blend...w...
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A Seamstress Story From 1851
"Yes, my dear ladies, it is true, your fingers will forever be prick free.  Your thimble a thing for your descendants to treasure, and mark my words, with this machine your stitching will be todays hi-fashions and tomorrows heirlooms ."  Pfffttt, what did I...
"Yes, my dear ladies, it is true, your fingers will forever be prick free. Your thimble a thing for your descendants to treasure, and mark my words, with this machine your stitching will be todays hi-fashions and tomorrows h...
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Traditions of A Family Bible
Elisha and Mary Josephine Marley's Family Bible is a treasured family heirloom.  Although not in my possession, the copied Births and Marriages pages are treasures and important documents in the research of my Marley Family Tree. I wonder which of my great ...
Elisha and Mary Josephine Marley's Family Bible is a treasured family heirloom. Although not in my possession, the copied Births and Marriages pages are treasures and important documents in the research of my Marley Family T...
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Savannah Bartow Pittman...Part I~What's In A Name
Savannah Bartow Pittman was born just after the end of the Antebellum Era's ending date of 1861.  Born on November 2, 1862 during the American Civil
War while her father Rene Marion Pittman was serving in the 7th State Guard
Infantry Regiment of Georgia, sh...
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Ancestor Born In August...Lizzie May
"Lizzie loves the doll you made for her.  She named her Magnolia, and remembers you in her bedtime prayers.  She is a sweet little girl."   I vaguely remembered fictionalizing those few sentences in a journal entry back in December 2011.   Mattie's Journal ...
"Lizzie loves the doll you made for her. She named her Magnolia, and remembers you in her bedtime prayers. She is a sweet little girl." I vaguely remembered fictionalizing those few sentences in a journal entry back in De...
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Sympathy Saturday....Paperback Novel 'Widow of the South'
I write this post as the great granddaughter of a Confederate soldier and historian of a family whose lives were lived before, during and after the Civil War.  I write this as one who is interested in the history of, not only the Civil War period, but of ou...
I write this post as the great granddaughter of a Confederate soldier and historian of a family whose lives were lived before, during and after the Civil War. I write this as one who is interested in the history of, not only...
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CollectIn Texas Gal I'm kind of a 'Jack of All Trades' with a Masters in Studio Art...thank goodness I can say Master of something. I'm a Girl Raised In Texas and have lived in West Texas most of my life. I'm a retired Art Teacher and High School Girls Coach. I'm a former Quilt Shop owner and have enjoyed making and collecting Quilts for many years. CollectInTexas Gal and Tracks of My Texas Ancestors have become my Virtual Genealogy Family Tree Record and Databases. Here I share my Texas Ancestors, their stories and photographs with CITexas Readers, Family and Friends. I am a Junktique Collector and an Antique Dealer. I LOVE LOVE LOVE Dishes and enjoy sharing them here on CollectInTexas Gal along with my other collections of stuff. HiHoney, my husband of 46 years, and I live in San Angelo, Texas near our Son, DIL and 4 grandchildren. Life is Good In Texas.
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Welcome January 2016
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Resolutions have not been on my January list of ToDo's for several years. Not happening this year either. Did you know that the #1 resolutio

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JULY thru DECEMBER and a post Post Script JULY ~ Flag Fabrics Fly Proudly in Fashion For those of you are Fabric Junkies, you probably notic

2015 'Best Laid Plans' In Review
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It is obvious to me as I look back on this years posts that I failed to stick with my January 'How I Plan To Do Everything In 2015'. The pla

Fifty Years Ago...Paper-Silver-Gold Traditions
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Born in the 1940's and raised in the 50's and 60's has pretty much stamped us as a 'Traditional Couple'...except for our 1965 un-traditional

Fifty Years Ago...Anniversary Weather
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It has been 25 years since it snowed on our Anniversary. I remember it very well as we took our Anniversary Trip to Sante Fe New, Mexico. It

Fifty Years Ago...The Forever Anniversary Card
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Thank you for sharing your life with me and making so many dreams come true. The 'Forever Anniversary Card' dates back to our 37th Anniversa

Merry Christmas Mantel and More
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Decorating this year is sparse compared to previous Christmas Decorating Posts here on CollectInTexas Gal. I can't put my finger on just one

Snow Globe Gift...Christmas 2015
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Adding to my Snow Globe Collection each year has become a Christmas Gift Tradition from HiHoneyHusband. In Christmas' past, the collection t

Wet Blocking...No Need for Speed
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Regardless of how speedy one is at knitting whether with two needles or twenty, there is the final chore of blocking. I say chore because it

Speed Knitting and Fast Crocheting
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I am a SLOW Knitter and a FAST Crocheter. This I know from years of starting knitting projects that about half way through become WIP (works

Wordless Wed...Welcome December
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How did it get so late so soon? It's night before it's afternoon. December is here before it's June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How

Happiness is Homemade
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Although true for me, 'Happiness is Homemade', it turns out, isn't necessarily true for 'Gift Shoppers'. Homemade/Handmades Target Audience

Libby LuLa Dressed In Rags
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When one 'Rag Rug' comes off LibbyLuLa, she doesn't usually sit naked for long. Long being less than a few hours before she is warped up and

Fab-ru-kuh-dab-ruh...A New 'F' Word
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Finally...a new word from today's WordSmithies I relate to...I Get It!!! As somewhat of an Old School Webster WordSmithy, I haven't come to

New Design MCMXLIX from Old Doily MCM to MMXV by ME
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Back in 1969 this acrylic/resin 'DooDad' was a 'NEW' design and new material. Still reveling in the 60's Hippie Color Culture of Flower Chil

Bountiful Mandala...A Circle of Thanks
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'A Circle of Thanks' is so named in keeping with the Native American Mandala theme...this one being #3. The history of Thanksgiving has been

ETSY Shop...Shameless Selfie Ad
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You know...in todays market place of 'It's Hand Done, Honey' ...if YOU don't promote your stuff... it's not going to get out there for all t

Christmas Rug Sneak Peek
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Have I mentioned my HUGE TUB of Christmas Fabrics? No!! Really??? Imagine that! After all the confessions I have made about my Fabric Addict

Rag Rug Stripping 101 for LibbyLuLa 409
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I really wanted to title this post 'Stripping 101 for LibbyLuLa 409'. Can you just imagine the disappointment of those who took the title li