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Dee Wait (Dr. J. Dan Schuma…): I think this was the hospital my aunt worked at. Her name was Emma Wait (she died in 1981). I remem…
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 …
Weldon Mersiovsky… (Remembering the O…): Thank you to Sue Brushaber for the picture of the Old Black Bridge of Dime Box. From Sue: “I fina…
Dan (Automobiles and t…): I remember my parents actually going around without me when I became old enough to drive, searching …
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Ministry to the Deaf and Breakthroughs to Help Them Hear

Monday 26 October 2015 at 9:55 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for October 22, 2015, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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My Childhood "Shangri-La" Somewhere Near Dime Box

Friday 23 October 2015 at 06:26 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for May 31, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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My Daughter in Manhattan

Friday 23 October 2015 at 06:20 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for May 24, 2007, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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My Life as a Book Lover

Friday 23 October 2015 at 06:18 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for August 8, 2013, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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My Life in Pianos

Friday 23 October 2015 at 06:14 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for Sept. 27, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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My Obstinate Resistance to Technological Changes

Friday 23 October 2015 at 06:08 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for April 23, 2009, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Love of Nature, Poets, Ecologists, & Environmentalists

Friday 23 October 2015 at 06:05 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for September 30, 2010, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Negative and Positive Attitudes

Friday 23 October 2015 at 06:02 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for March 17, 2011, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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No Bay Boat Fishing Stories Lately, but a Little Information/Advice to Offer

Friday 23 October 2015 at 05:52 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for July 12, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Noodles and Noodle Festivals

Friday 23 October 2015 at 05:34 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in Images for June 7, 2007, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Wild Mustang Grapes in Dime Box, and Wine-Making

Tuesday 20 October 2015 at 05:56 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for May 3, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Music, Musicians, and Nate Pope

Tuesday 20 October 2015 at 05:50 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for November 3, 2011, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Mowing Lawns and Craig Biggio

Tuesday 20 October 2015 at 05:44 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for May 7, 2009, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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More Bards of Pegasus Stories to Tell the Grandkids

Tuesday 20 October 2015 at 05:35 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for April 8, 2010, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Telephones, This Time, House Phones

Tuesday 20 October 2015 at 05:25 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for June 26, 2008, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Modern Technology, Especially Texting, as a Scourge

Tuesday 20 October 2015 at 05:20 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for September 9, 2010, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Morals and Ethics in a "Civilization"

Tuesday 20 October 2015 at 04:39 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for September 22, 2011, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Morality and Moralists

Tuesday 20 October 2015 at 04:34 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for August 16, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Methods of Heating Homes in Dime Box and Elsewhere

Tuesday 20 October 2015 at 03:25 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for Aug. 2, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Memory and Memories

Tuesday 20 October 2015 at 03:20 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for Feb. 20, 2014, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Memories Giving Life Its Meaning

Tuesday 20 October 2015 at 03:14 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for May 9, 2013, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Medicine Shows in the 1940's and the Ones That Came to Dime Box

Tuesday 20 October 2015 at 03:08 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for November 21, 2013, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Mark Twain and a Recent Portrayal of Him

Tuesday 20 October 2015 at 03:02 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for March 11, 2010, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Marbles

Tuesday 20 October 2015 at 02:53 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for Feb. 5, 2009, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Folks Feeling Like Scrooge This Christmas

Tuesday 20 October 2015 at 02:48 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for Dec. 24, 2009, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Homecoming Mums Then and Now and In-Between

Monday 19 October 2015 at 06:03 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for October 15, 2015, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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The Plague and I by B. MacDonald and My Cancer Treatments

Monday 12 October 2015 at 11:18 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for May 29, 2008, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Love, Wives, Legends, and Valentines

Monday 12 October 2015 at 11:12 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for February 14, 2013, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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"Lone Stars" Everywhere

Monday 12 October 2015 at 11:03 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for September 10, 2009, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Living Outside the Boxes

Monday 12 October 2015 at 11:00 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for April 15, 2010, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Entertainment Options Today and During My Childhood in Dime Box

Monday 12 October 2015 at 06:00 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for October 8, 2015, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Little Known or Unknown Monuments

Sunday 11 October 2015 at 04:01 am

This article by Ray Spitzenbeger first appeared in IMAGES for April 16, 2009, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Little Beaver, Tonto, and our Love/Hate Relationship with "Indians"

Sunday 11 October 2015 at 03:55 am

The article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for April 28, 2011, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Light, Winter Light, Watercolor, and a Time When

Sunday 11 October 2015 at 03:46 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for Feb. 3, 2011, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Life's Messages Found in Christmas Letters

Sunday 11 October 2015 at 03:40 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for Dec. 3, 2009, East Bernard Tribune, East Bernard, Texas.

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Life Is Full of Plan-Changing, Life-Changing Surprises, as the Virgin Mary Discovered

Sunday 11 October 2015 at 03:34 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeard in IMAGES for Dec. 15, 2011, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Life as a Comic Opera

Sunday 11 October 2015 at 03:28 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for August 1, 2013, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Levels and Dialects of the English Language

Sunday 11 October 2015 at 03:24 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for Nov. 5, 2009, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Less Hassle in Putting up the Christmas Tree

Sunday 11 October 2015 at 03:18 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for Dec. 4, 2008, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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What We Can Learn from King Arthur and His Knights

Sunday 11 October 2015 at 03:14 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for April 18, 2013, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Learning about Football Late in Life

Sunday 11 October 2015 at 03:08 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for August 26, 2010, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Chuckles and Laughter

Sunday 11 October 2015 at 03:02 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for Jan. 7, 2010, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Laughter in Healing

Sunday 11 October 2015 at 02:57 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for July 17, 2008, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Helen Keller, "The Miracle Worker," and People Who Inspire Us

Wednesday 07 October 2015 at 01:14 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared iIMAGES for June 28, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Herbert Brokering and Career Mixes

Wednesday 07 October 2015 at 01:09 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for November 26, 2009, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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High School Graduations and College Choices

Wednesday 07 October 2015 at 01:04 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for May 17, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Homemade Pickles

Wednesday 07 October 2015 at 12:54 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for November 18, 2010, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Homesick for Dime Box in the Springtime

Wednesday 07 October 2015 at 12:50 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for March 22, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Hope Is the Thing with Feathers

Wednesday 07 October 2015 at 12:42 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for September 15, 2011, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Horses, "Horse Sense," and a Horse Story

Wednesday 07 October 2015 at 12:39 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for May 12, 2011, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Our Lives Are Affected When People Resign or Retire

Wednesday 07 October 2015 at 12:33 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for June 21, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Human Nature, Personalities and Personality Constants

Wednesday 07 October 2015 at 12:28 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for March 31, 2011, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Hurricanes, Isaac Included

Wednesday 07 October 2015 at 12:24 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for August 30, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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"I Never Saw Another Butterfly," the Holocaust, and the Brazos Production

Wednesday 07 October 2015 at 12:19 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for April 19, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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If/How Weather Affects Your Body and Emotions

Wednesday 07 October 2015 at 12:16 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for November 14, 2013, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like School Starting

Wednesday 07 October 2015 at 12:13 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for Aug. 9, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Calendar Time Again

Wednesday 07 October 2015 at 12:08 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for December 11, 2008, The East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Jack Rabbits, the Easter Bunny and Easter

Wednesday 07 October 2015 at 12:05 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for March 28, 2013, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Knockout Roses and Springtime

Wednesday 07 October 2015 at 12:02 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for March 15, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Haunted Places and the Richmond Police Station

Monday 05 October 2015 at 10:29 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for July 14, 2011, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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"Hats" Make the Woman?

Monday 05 October 2015 at 10:25 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for May 19, 2011, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Happiness Like a Butterfly

Monday 05 October 2015 at 10:21 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for Jan. 10, 2013, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Gulf Storms and Their Effect on Us, Especially Churches

Monday 05 October 2015 at 10:14 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for August 4, 2011, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Growing up Where Spam Was Special

Monday 05 October 2015 at 10:09 pm

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for August 21, 2008, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Growing in Character for Good Relationships

Monday 05 October 2015 at 06:00 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for March 14, 2013, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Graduation, a Beginning Rather than an Ending

Monday 05 October 2015 at 05:56 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for June 3, 2010, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Graduating from College and Why It Means So Much

Monday 05 October 2015 at 05:53 am

This articel by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for May 16, 2013, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Grab Today by Its Horns and Find Its Beauty

Monday 05 October 2015 at 05:51 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for April 4, 2013, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Going Fishing and Getting Lost in the Woods of Dime Box

Monday 05 October 2015 at 05:49 am

This aricle by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for April 12, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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God's Great Gift to Us of Children

Monday 05 October 2015 at 05:45 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for April 7, 2011, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Goats and Why Goats Are Fascinating Creatures

Monday 05 October 2015 at 05:41 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for July 8, 2010, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Global Warming

Monday 05 October 2015 at 05:38 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for August 19, 2010, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Gingerbread Men and Gingerbread Houses

Monday 05 October 2015 at 05:32 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for December 16, 2010, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Getting Lost Near the El Camino Real de Los Tejas

Monday 05 October 2015 at 05:28 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for September 19, 2013, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Gatsby the Cat Not Knowing Whether He Was a Squirrel or a Human

Monday 05 October 2015 at 05:23 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for October 2, 2008, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Garbage, How Much We Throw Away, and a Return to Conserving

Monday 05 October 2015 at 05:17 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for Jan. 19, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Games Second Graders Play, Especially Marbles, Then and Now

Monday 05 October 2015 at 05:15 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for Sept. 20, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Pigskin Passion, the Texans, and Shane Lechler

Monday 05 October 2015 at 03:36 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for October 1, 2015, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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From Telegraphy to Texting and Beyond

Friday 02 October 2015 at 06:08 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for November 8, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Rural to Industrial

Friday 02 October 2015 at 06:02 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for April 3, 2008, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Frogs and Toads and Extinct Species

Friday 02 October 2015 at 05:55 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for August 13, 2009, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Free-lancing with Oshkosh

Friday 02 October 2015 at 05:48 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for June 25, 2009, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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The Fourth of July and the Honey Bee Crisis

Friday 02 October 2015 at 05:43 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for July 3, 2008, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Fishing at Matagorda

Friday 02 October 2015 at 05:40 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for September 6, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Firefighters as American Heroes

Friday 02 October 2015 at 05:36 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for July 25, 2013, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Finding Shangri-La to Escape Obnoxious People

Friday 02 October 2015 at 05:31 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for June 6, 2013, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Figs

Friday 02 October 2015 at 05:24 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for July 10, 2008, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Field Goals, Football, and the Super Bowl

Friday 02 October 2015 at 05:17 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for Jan. 26, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Father's Day

Friday 02 October 2015 at 05:03 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for June 14, 2012, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Fathers and Sons, Robert Bly and Father's Day

Friday 02 October 2015 at 04:58 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for June 13, 2013, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Fathers and Father's Day

Friday 02 October 2015 at 04:55 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for June 23, 2011, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Fashion, or Lack of, and Current Fashion Shows

Friday 02 October 2015 at 04:51 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for Feb. 25, 2010, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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Family Weddings

Friday 02 October 2015 at 04:47 am

This article by Ray Spitzenberger first appeared in IMAGES for September 23, 2010, East Bernard Express, East Bernard, Texas.

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