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Lee County Junior Livestock Show 2024

I sometimes tell folks that I’m only half from the country. I grew up five miles from the nearest town (and it only had one stoplight), and there was a tobacco field behind…

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Ash Wednesday

“Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” With broken heart and contrite sigh,A trembling sinner, Lord, I cry.Thy pard’ning grace is rich and free—O God, be merciful to me!…

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To Copperas Cove and Back

Back when I first moved to Texas, I took weekend road trips fairly regularly… usually one or two a month. I’d pick a direction and find what looked like the best “not the…

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Candlemas in Dime Box

One of the neat things about the liturgical calendar utilized by some churches is that specific days of the year are set aside to mark important events in the life of Christ. Even…

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Faith Lutheran High School Oktoberfest 2023

Well… I’m really late with these photos of the Faith Lutheran High School of Central Texas Oktoberfest… sorry about that! Somehow I never actually scheduled a post with these, and here we are…

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Trunk or Treat at Immanuel Giddings

Immanuel Lutheran Giddings put on a community Trunk or Treat tonight. The turnout was fantastic… and James had a great time! Looks like the other folks in attendance did too. You really can’t…

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Brenham Fire Museum

I’m about to embark on a two-week trip to visit my older children… and this time I’m driving. We drove out to Brenham to pick up a rental car for me to use,…

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The Roadtripper Visits Serbin, Texas

On October 4, 2023, Chet Garner, host of The Roadtripper, visited Serbin, Texas. He (of course) learned about the history of the Wends and their immigration to Texas, and was also treated to…

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Neighbor’s Night Out in Giddings, Texas

Tonight… uh… well, yesterday (since it’s now after midnight) the Giddings Police Department held its National Night Out event at Veteran’s Park here in Giddins. There was a nice turnout for the event,…

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