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House # 13

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House # 13

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So, after we left east TX, my husband went back into the Army. He’d have to take a refresher course (or whatever you call it) which would take a few weeks.

My daughter and I went back to stay with my parents at the old homestead I grew up in. It was nice to get back home, even for a little while.

After his refresher training, he was assigned to the Army post at Ft. Riley Kansas. He found us a place to live, and me and my girl moved up there.

It was just a regular trailer house in a mobile home park, in Junction City Kansas. It was okay. We made some friends, had barbeques, played cards, and the usual things we do from day to day.

Sorry, I have photos, but they all have people in them, and I don’t post family and friend photos on here.

A couple of things I remember about this time:

It was very cold in the winter! I know we have snow in TX but it doesn’t last long. However here in Kansas it seemed the snow came before Thanksgiving and never melted off until after Valentine’s Day! I remember it finally, finally got up to 32 degrees F (freezing temp) and people were out in their summer clothes it felt so warm.

The summer was very hot, too, and that year there was a bumper crop of grasshoppers. They were everywhere – just hordes of them.

And … I found out I was expecting another baby! 🙂

Next up – time to move back home for a little while.

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© 2021 BS

January Squares Day # 10 – Up – Up a Tree

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January Squares Day # 10 – Up – Up a Tree

 

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This is a month long challenge, hosted by Becky of “The Life of B”.

This month’s theme is Up – and here is where you find the main details https://beckybofwinchester.com/square-daily-photo-challenge/
The most important rule of this challenge is that your photo Must be Square!

To join in, find out the details, and see other entries, just click the above link. It’s fun! 🙂

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I’ll also be adding a song to go along with the photo in one way or another.

Enjoy!

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We have had at least 6 inches of snow this morning. Here are at least seven birds up in the snowy tree branches.

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“Snowbird”, by Anne Murray

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© 2021 BS

 

Countdown to Christmas – Day # 21 – Snow

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Countdown to Christmas – Day # 21 – Snow

Tourmaline .’s Countdown to Christmas – Snow

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Here are a few photos of snow we’ve had over the years.

  • Tree and wooden bench in our front yard
  • Evergreen tree covered in snow (from my childhood home)
  • Snow & ice bending tree branches to the ground while our dog walks under (many years ago)
  • View of snow in our back yard a few years ago after a blizzard (stick on penguin and snowman on the glass door)

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© 2020 BS

Flower of the Day – Frosty Rose

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Flower of the Day – Frosty Rose

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A pastel orange rose, sprinkled with glitter or fake snow? Whatever it is, I like it. The tag said it was Enchanted Rose.

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For Cee’s Flower of the Day:

FOTD – December 20 – Poinsettia

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© 2020 BS

Flower of the Day – One Year Ago

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Flower of the Day – One Year Ago

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Snowflake on Samsung One UI 1.5

These are the FOTD flowers I posted exactly one year ago, 4/14/19.

They look like white spider mums, and white lilies.

Funny, because I was looking for white flowers because we had some snow overnight!

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For Cee’s Flower of the Day:

FOTD – April 14 – Rose

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© 2020 BS

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Pick a Topic From a Photo

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Pick a Topic From a Photo CFFC

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Week 2 – Pick a Topic from this Photo

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This is the photo Cee provided:

It looks like a stark, winter scene with bare branched trees, and a snowy road going past.

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This is my photo:

Our front yard tree, with bare branches covered in snow and ice, and the road in front of our house, which is snow-packed.

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© 2020 BS

Christmas Memory # 14 – MMMBop & Snow

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Christmas Memory # 14 – MMMBop & Snow Click to view

For the days up until Christmas I’ll be sharing some short memories of Christmases past that I remember.

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This may be weird, but even on Christmas morning we sometimes listened to music, but not Christmas music. It was usually rock songs, of whatever music album, cassette, or CD that one of us had gotten as a present that year.

On this day, my daughter had gotten the Hanson CD with the song MMMBop as one of the songs. We all like this song, so we put it on while we were opening presents. We put it on repeat, so it played over and over while we were rocking out and singing along. We call this our MMMBop Christmas because of that.

It was pretty cool too, that just as we started with all this, it started snowing heavily. Now that in itself was wonderful and exciting. The snow kept coming all morning with huge saucer shaped flakes, filling up the yards and streets. By the time we had to drive over to my Dad’s house for lunch and the family get together, we could barely see the roads, but we made it.

Definitely not a typical kind of Christmas day, but very memorable.

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© 2019 BS

 

Feline Friday – Before & After

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Feline Friday – Before & After

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The day before we had the record snowfall last week, I took the photo of Little Orange Kitty enjoying the sunshine. Then the next day, we had 10 1/2 inches of snow. Looking out back, there was Sister Cat, walking on the fence. She was meowing at me & trying to get brave enough to jump down in all that snow to come to the porch to get something to eat. She finally did, after walking back & forth for awhile.

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© 2018 BS

Dear Diary – January 22 – 31, 1961

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Dear Diary – January 22 – 31, 1961

  

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For those who haven’t seen my Dear Diary posts before, a little explanation. This is my actual diary I wrote in for a full year, when I was 10 years old. I wrote every day, sometimes a lot, sometimes a little, sometimes funny, sometimes boring, but it was all recorded. Names of relatives are only first initials with relationship in parentheses. I’ve typed the entries just as I wrote them, misspellings and all, but corrected in parentheses. More posts of Dear Diary can be found by using categories, or search box. Hope you enjoy reading my childhood diary! 🙂

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Dear Diary,

1/22/61 – We went to eat dinner over to grand-ma’s. After dinner we all went riding. we went to Abbernathy, (Abernathy), New Deal, Hale center, Plainview, and to Tulia & Happy (all little TX towns around here). When we home we went over to Grand-ma’s and ate supper. When we came home we went to bed.

1/23/61 – I went to school and had fun. After I came home we went to get a book about birds and butterflys (butterflies) {these were a type of illustrated children’s encyclopedia they offered at the grocery store each week}. When we got home we ate supper and then played a game. Then we went to bed.

1/24/61 – I went to school. It snowed all day. When I was going to get In the car the door was stuck so we got in the front of the car. When I got home the trees were covered with Ice. then I traced some pictures. Then I went to bed.

1/25/61 – I went to school and got my report card. I brought my grades up. When I got home I showed It to mother and daddy. then I played and then I went to bed.

1/26/61 – I went to school. It snowed all day. daddy didn’t work today. at school we went to the museum. we went to see Ranching. we rode on a bus over there.

1/27/61 – I went to school and had fun. It snowed again. we did not go bowling because it snowed.

1/28/61 – today is Saturday and I did not go to school. P (sister) and I went out and played in the snow. we drwe (drew) all day.

1/29/61 – we played all day. we played with tinker toys and Paper dolls. Grand ma and Grand-pa, N (aunt) and B (uncle), H (uncle), and B (aunt) came over. when they went home we watched tv then we went to bed.

1/30/61 – I went to school and had an acheighment Test (achievement test). when I got home P (sister) and I got to ply (play) in the snow. when daddy came home we went to the store and got a book about cats and money. Grandpa came and got our dog house, so their puppy could sleep in it. then we went to bed.

1/31/61 – I went to school and we finished our test. When I got home I played outside. the snow has melted. M and O (friends of my parents) came over and we showed fims (films – home movies). When they went home we went to bed.

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© 2018 BS