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A DIY Legacy For Your Children

JONES FAMILY BOOK

I have to confess that I love the G word, genealogy, that is. I love it because to me it simply means family stories, and who doesn’t love stories of any kind? However, a few years ago I woke up … Continue reading

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Remembering Sunday Naps In The Wagon

Courtesy of Sheila Pool via Sun City Roseville Photo Gallery

Isn’t it fun to take the good memories and pull them out every now and then just to think about them for a while? But, isn’t it even MORE fun to share your memories with others? Just last night, I … Continue reading

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I Remember Parent Teacher Conference, Oh My!

My parents, Kenneth and Oneta Brandon, with their children Dennis, David, Carl, and Alta. I believe the year was 1962.

The following was submitted by Alta Brandon about the night her parents, Kenneth and Oneta Brandon, attended Parent Teacher Conference Night with their four children. Before the night was over, she wasn’t sure if her dad was going to sit down … Continue reading

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Leaving Some Type Of Legacy For Our Kids

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For obvious reasons, I don’t watch a lot of daytime television…I just don’t have the time to do that; however, this morning the set was on, and when I heard Andrea Schroder talking about allowing ourselves to destress (Heaven knows … Continue reading

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My Mother Was NOT Born Under A Tree!

SHEILA  POOL

Sheila Kee married Paul Pool, and they make their home in Gilmer, Texas. I just had to sit down and laugh when I received the following from her via emai this week. It just shows that Missy Jones is 100% correct when she … Continue reading

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I Remember My Aunt Vesta

Aunt Vesta holding one-day-old Mandy

Aunt Vesta holding one-day-old Mandy   My Aunt Vesta wasn’t anybody “special” in the eyes of the world. She wasn’t even sort of beautiful, she didn’t have any money, and she wasn’t a member of any of the social clubs, … Continue reading

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I Remember Yesteryear

PURPLE FLOWERS

 It’s odd how our thoughts sometime bounce back and forth from present to past, from old to new, and all things in between, isn’t it? There’s also nothing like a drive, especially a sad one, to resurrect memories long forgotten. … Continue reading

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I Remember Crawdads In The Sipe Springs Branch

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My dear friend James Wyatt wrote the following. I’m sure there are many of you who have similar childhood memories. The Sipe Springs Branch is a stream that at one time ran through the town of Sipe Springs. The spring … Continue reading

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