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Rex Lewis Field (Cotton Was King i…): I just visited both New and Old Dime Box just to see the defunct cotton gin in New Dime Box. The gi…
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Weldon Mersiovsky… (Nostalgic about B…): Ray – I am also nostalgic about brown paper bags. I would save them today except we have no use for …
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It Must Be The Noodles!

Sunday 26 January 2025 at 7:38 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in the April 2010 Newsletter of the Texas Wendish Heritage Society. In this blog you will find Ray's contributions to the Texas Wendish Heritage Society Newsletter as well as his contributions to a column he writes for the East Bernard Express, of East Bernard, Texas.
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The Magic of Wood and Wood Art

Monday 13 August 2018 at 3:12 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for August 9, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Back-To-School Clarion Call Grows Louder

Monday 06 August 2018 at 1:22 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for August 2, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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The Cherished Significance Of My Wall Crosses

Thursday 02 August 2018 at 1:18 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for July 26, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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A Passion for Polka

Thursday 02 August 2018 at 1:09 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for July 19, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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The Astonishment, Danger, and Tragedy of Caves and Caverns

Monday 16 July 2018 at 6:53 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeard in IMAGES for July 12, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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The Wends and the Reformation

Monday 09 July 2018 at 5:08 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for July 5, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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A Pastor's Memories

Monday 02 July 2018 at 12:52 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for June 28, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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The Summer of the Tomato

Monday 25 June 2018 at 04:44 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for June 21, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Happiest Month of the Year and Most Depressing?

Monday 18 June 2018 at 8:14 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for June 14, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Planting a Crepe/Crape Myrtle Tree, The Official State "Shrub"

Monday 11 June 2018 at 12:24 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for June 7, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Understanding Loneliness and Solitude

Monday 04 June 2018 at 12:32 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for May 31, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Don't People Act More Like Cats Than Dogs?

Monday 28 May 2018 at 6:42 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for May 24, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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What Isn't "Faux" These Days?

Monday 21 May 2018 at 3:46 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for May 17, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Everybody Has A Snake Story

Monday 07 May 2018 at 10:46 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for May 10, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Bonnets: Ancient, New, and Elaborate

Monday 23 April 2018 at 9:17 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for April 19, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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The Beauty, The Smell, The Feel, The Excitement of a Printed Book!

Monday 16 April 2018 at 9:57 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for April 12, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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The Meaning Of Names, Descriptive Names, and Name-Calling

Monday 09 April 2018 at 11:06 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for April 5, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Gardening, Garden Clubs and May Flowers

Monday 09 April 2018 at 4:44 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for May 3, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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The Rise In Status Of The Baseball Cap

Monday 02 April 2018 at 8:41 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for March 29, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Spring Cleaning, Spring Fever, and Spiritual Renewal

Monday 26 March 2018 at 5:25 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for March 22, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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It's Time To Fly A Kite, -- In Texas Anyway

Monday 19 March 2018 at 8:23 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for March 15, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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"Loving Vincent," 65,000 Painted Frames, Lost To Coco

Monday 12 March 2018 at 5:27 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for March 8, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Thoughts About Eternal Flames on President's Day

Tuesday 20 February 2018 at 12:44 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for February 22, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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A Man Of All Books: Gardens Carried In His Pocket

Monday 19 February 2018 at 12:02 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for February 15, 2018, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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