My Life Journal includes Country Living, Out and About, Inspirational Sayings, and some of my own Personal Posts.

Building Made of Ivy

Still standing after all these years? As you can tell by the picture, this old farm building is still standing strong with a little help from all the ivy. This abandoned barn is off of Highway 90 between Devers and Nome, Texas. The story goes that it was originally a...

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Texas Size Lawn Art

While we were out driving around, we came across this large "Statue of Liberty" lawn art in the front yard. It's a residential home that is located along Highway 190 just East of Livingston (very close to the Indian Reservation). Sure, sure, it's not as large as the...

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Hughes Tool Reunion

The Hughes Tool gang hanging out at Loma Linda Tex-Mex Restaurant! We sure had a nice time together and can't wait until our next one. As you can see... we have a lot of "trouble-makers" and "fun-lovers" in the bunch. Okay, maybe all of us are both! Good food, good...

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A Visit to the Fish Pond

Pictured from left to right: (me), Wanda, Bob, and Donald Recently we went out to eat with our brother-in-law, Bob, and my husband's sister, Wanda. They took us to a place way out in the country known as The Fish Pond. They are located in Willis, Texas (almost to New...

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Our September 2016 Girlfriend Trip!

Girlfriend Trip: The National Museum of Funeral History This month the “Girlfriends” (Mary Lynn, Holly, me, Myra, and Mildred), visited the National Museum of Funeral History located 415 Barren Springs Drive in Houston, Texas. It was really interesting (although just...

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A Fish Tale About the Mail

We were sightseeing down Highway 90 headed toward Devers, Texas, when we happened upon this really cool “Fish” mailbox. We also discovered the man that lives there is quite possibly the world’s most devout fisherman. His home and garage are chock full of fishing stuff...

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Fit and Fat Therapy

Fit and Fat - Perfect Partners for Therapy or is it a Conspiracy? As we were recently traveling through several small towns nearby, we started to notice a trend with businesses operating next door to each other. In Liberty, Texas, we found this Donut Shop with a...

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Sounds of the Country

Sounds That Will Take You Back I was reading through some of my articles from long ago and ran across a clipping I kept from Lean Hale, a columnist with The Houston Post (from way back, huh?). He had written an article about how various sounds would take him back to a...

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The Girlfriends Shop at Sam Moon

Summer is over, vacations are done, school is back in session, and the girlfriends are back in town! And this time the girlfriends got together for a little shopping at Sam Moon (over near The Woodlands area) and then off to lunch at the Whistle Stop Café in Conroe,...

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