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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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Facebook Challenge...7 Days of Love and Marriage
Here we are today... Day 7 of Love Your Spouse Photo Challenge and 18,451 days of marriage...50 years 6 months and 29 days.  Here are 3 quotes that have worked for us: #l  "Don't marry the person you think you can live with: marry only the individual you th...
Here we are today...Day 7 of Love Your Spouse Photo Challenge and 18,451 days of marriage...50 years 6 months and 29 days. Here are 3 quotes that have worked for us: #l "Don't marry the person you think you can live with: ...
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Hello Kitty...
...I found you! After years of searching through thousands of names in my Family Tree on ancestry...I found 'Kitty'.
  Not on ancestry, but of all places...in my Aunt Irene's notes... ... "Frank Carroll -Tennessee (probably) brother of Steve Bennitt Carroll...
...I found you! After years of searching through thousands of names in my Family Tree on ancestry...I found 'Kitty'. Not on ancestry, but of all places...in my Aunt Irene's notes... ..."Frank Carroll -Tennessee (probably)...
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Earthly and Virtual Resting Places
As a 'Family Historian/Genealogist', I spend quite a lot of time in Cemeteries.  Some of them are of this earth cemeteries like Tamarisk Cemetery in Grandfalls, Texas, where my great grandfather settled after migrating to Texas from Georgia in the late 1890...
As a 'Family Historian/Genealogist', I spend quite a lot of time in Cemeteries. Some of them are of this earth cemeteries like Tamarisk Cemetery in Grandfalls, Texas, where my great grandfather settled after migrating to Tex...
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I Shall Crochet Sea Shells...
...Oh, how I wish it was by the Sea Shore! The best I can hope for here in West Texas is by the rocks and docks at Lake Nasworthy!   Not happening here in the middle of hot July!  It's hot enough sitting in my air conditioned nest with a lap full of yarn.  ...
...Oh, how I wish it was by the Sea Shore! The best I can hope for here in West Texas is by the rocks and docks at Lake Nasworthy! Not happening here in the middle of hot July! It's hot enough sitting in my air condition...
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Spinster Seamstress Sisters
At age 15 Mary Jane was declared a spinster by Assistant Marshal E.K. Walsh, enumerator of Wilkes County North Carolina's 1860 Census.  She was listed with her family of father-occupation farmer, mother-occupation housekeeper,  older single sister-occupatio...
At age 15 Mary Jane was declared a spinster by Assistant Marshal E.K. Walsh, enumerator of Wilkes County North Carolina's 1860 Census. She was listed with her family of father-occupation farmer, mother-occupation housekeeper...
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Antebellum Son...Last of the Era...Isaac Marion
The Marietta Journal Friday, November 14, 1919 On last Friday evening, Mr. I.M. Pittman died in Wesley memorial Sanitarium in Atlanta, following an operation.  Mr. Pittman was taken very sick at his home here three weeks ago, and everything was done for him...
The Marietta Journal Friday, November 14, 1919 On last Friday evening, Mr. I.M. Pittman died in Wesley memorial Sanitarium in Atlanta, following an operation. Mr. Pittman was taken very sick at his home here three weeks ago,...
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Wordless Wed...White Flight
Pioneer House Pond....Botanical Gardens...San Antonio, Texas
Pioneer House Pond....Botanical Gardens...San Antonio, Texas
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Antebellum Daughters...Emma and Elizabeth
Emma and Elizabeth share one of the most symbolic and beautiful headstones in the Howell Family Cemetery.  The year of it's placement was probably when Elizabeth died in July 1921 at the age of 64. It is thought that Emma's name and dates were included as a...
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Antebellum Daughter...Fannie Margaret
In my fathers house there are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you, for I go to prepare a place for you. John 14.2 This inscription occupies the bottom half of Fannie Margaret's headstone.  The stone lay broken for many years with a cra...
In my fathers house there are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you, for I go to prepare a place for you. John 14.2 This inscription occupies the bottom half of Fannie Margaret's headstone. The stone lay br...
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Antebellum Era in Texas
The historic sites I visit with my camera often yield photos for future posts of unknown origin with no idea of when or how they will be used. That was the case today as I perused posts about the Antebellum era.  It led to a Photo File of pictures taken in ...
The historic sites I visit with my camera often yield photos for future posts of unknown origin with no idea of when or how they will be used. That was the case today as I perused posts about the Antebellum era. It led to a ...
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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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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