Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Horror of No Rainfall

I vividly remember the spring of 1957. We lived in Jacksboro at the time. I was just a little kid, but it was one of those once in a lifetime experiences for me. For four or five years everyone had … Continue reading

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Another Great Bookstore

Earlier this month I took an extended weekend and traveled to Fredericksburg. While I was there I did what most tourist do; I shopped. But not normal shopping, I was on the lookout for Texana books. I found a neat … Continue reading

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Patent Medicines

Last week I wrote about home remedies and received wonderful comments about those days prior to World War II when vaccines were not available as a deterrent to dangerous, contagious diseases. This week we are going to examine a commonplace … Continue reading

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Home Remedies

Before I started to school, I had the measles. My maternal grandmother was the daughter of a doctor. Mother called Mom to come visit. She came to stay for a few days, made sure I was in bed the whole … Continue reading

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