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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Back In Time Vintage Thingie Thursday

Some very interesting vintage thingies are found each Thursday at http://coloradolady.blogspot.com.
It is a great place to take a brake and cool off if you are in Texas.

Back in the 1950's this was the marquee for Meadowbrook Drive-In.  It was a popular place to enjoy movies in the privacy of your car.  It would accommodate 500 to 700 cars. Its specialty was second run triple features.
Unfortunately, it closed in 1970.

In 1980, it became the marquee for Cowtown BMX bicycle track. That is why you see the bike mounted on top. It too has closed.


The screen is still visible even from I-30 East of Fort Worth. The marquee is only visible when riding on the bicycle trail that runs along where the screen is.  It is covered by trees and growth. My neighbor is an avid bicycle rider.  He knows and has been on most of the bicycle trails around here.  The photo of the marquee was made by him on one of his rides. All other photos are mine.


The area now is used by Waste Management for storage of dumpsters.


 

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Outdoor Wednesday


Today let's all visit Susan and view the many Outdoor Wednesday sights.  Just click on over to http://asoutherndaydreamer.blogspot.com

Believe it or not, we recently had a good rain.  I was checking my flowers when I spotted this sight.  At first glance, I thought it looked like eggs.   However, it turned out to be mushrooms.
You never know what you will see when enjoying the outdoors. 

 

Just Another Tuesday With MeMe

 SOME OF LIFE'S LITTLE TRUTHS AND PLEASURES
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My idea of house work:  Sweep the room with a glance.
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Age is a high price to pay for maturity.

Junk is something you have kept for years and throw away three weeks before you need it.

Take a minute to relax and smell the roses.
      
 By the time you can make ends meet, they move the ends.

No husband has ever been shot while doing the dishes.


Sunday, July 28, 2013

Blue Monday

Smiling SallyAnother Blue Monday to give thanks for the blessings we received the past week. Sally and friends never leave you feeling the "Blues" when you visit http://smilingsally.blogspot.com


Come and sit with me while we have a spot tea or coffee from this pretty cup. Trust me, this is not my house nor my cup. Taken at a mall.


Saturday, July 27, 2013

Shadow Shot Sunday 2

It is time to enjoy a fabulous shadow show.  Go to http://shadowshotsunday2.blogspot.com
for the best seat. You will meet great blogging friends sharing interesting shadows.


A mother bird making sure to keep her nest in the shadows. When the  babies arrive, it will be nice and cool.


 

Friday, July 26, 2013

Pink Saturday

 


Hello to Beverly and all the Pink Saturday participates.  It is still very hot in Texas, but it will cool off while blog hopping. Join me
http://howsweetthesound.typepad.com/my_weblog

 

 Pale, touches of pinks are all I could find today. Gotta go pink shopping.


Thursday, July 25, 2013

Sky Watch Friday


We would not have the pleasure of seeing great, worldwide skies if Sylvia, Yogie and Sandy did not do such a great job. Each week they make it happen at http://skyley.blogspot.com.


I cannot take credit for this glorious, heavenly sight.  My neighbor does a super job at photography and shared this with me. (click to enlarge)
   

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Vintage Thursday


Some of the best vintage's around can be found at http://coloradolady.blogspot.com. Coloradolady would be happy to have you drop by and check them out.


A very old restaurant menu. MY! how prices have changed. Just recently I paid $2.15 for a cup of coffee.  Nearly strangled, as did not notice it being that price.  I made sure I got refills drank the last drop.

A vintage vanity set that I saw in an antique mall.

 

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Outdoor Wednesday

Welcome to another episode with Susan on Outdoor Wednesday.  You can catch her show each week at
http://asoutherndaydreamer.blogspot.com

     
A quiet, peaceful morning watching a beautiful sunrise.




Sunday, July 21, 2013

Prayful Blue Monday

Smiling Sally
May each of the Blue Monday participates have a very blessed day.  Sally would like you drop in and say hello at http://smilingsally.blogspot.com

Eight year old's enjoying the rodeo life. This scene was taken behind chute just before riding their calves. They never fail to pray before any performance. One of these little guys is very special to me. I do not get to see him as much as I would like as they live too far away. They all come from good homes and I think that makes a big difference.


 PROVERBS 22, V6:
"Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not turn from it.

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Saturday, July 20, 2013

Shadow Shot Sunday 2












Three great ladies, Magical Mystical Teacher, Rose )Chubskult), and Gemma Wiseman, would be delighted to have you drop by http://shadowshotsunday2.blogspot.com.  They have a great presentation on shadows to share.



Sometimes shadows cross those at rest.  May there be no dark shadows in the future days of your life.



 

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Friday's Fences


After the wonderful rain, there will surely be some great fence sights.  It really was a blessing in Texas.  Wherever you might be, drop by http://lifeaccordingtojanandjer.blogspot.comand check out the other fences in various locations.



Everything looks so clean and fresh now. Even the fences cannot keep mother nature out.