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There are two months out of the year that seem to have no other purpose but to hold the rest of the calendar together. Those two months are August and the month that we currently are in, January. I am going to get grief from my wife about this blog article because she has a birthday in January, as well as Martin Luther King Day, and some of you have birthdays and anniversaries in both of these months. We celebrate with you...but come on, what is there for the rest of us?
According to snopes.com, the story of Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer is the creation of a Montgomery Ward Department Store’s copywriter named Robert L. May. When asked to come up with a Christmas story for a children’s book, to be given away by the store, May drew in part from the story of The Ugly Duckling and in part from his own background of being taunted as a child for being shy, small, and slight.
On June 4, 1896, Henry Ford took his first four wheel vehicle out for a drive and every since then fathers have been perfecting their ability to pack the car for a family trip and with five kids my dad was the best. He could arrange the luggage, mom and us kids in such a way that everything had a place and fit like a dream. Now none of us could move in this perfectly arranged DeSoto station wagon, but since we didn’t have set belts back then that worked out fine.
Pauline Durrett Robertson, 89, was born April 17, 1922, the middle daughter of Mary Eddie Jones Durrett and Walter Lucius Durrett, in their home on 19th Street in Amarillo. She is a life-long resident of Amarillo and attended Amarillo High School and Amarillo College. A respected historian of the Texas Panhandle, Pauline is the author or co-author of ten books, including...read more
Say hello to our pet therapy team, Rareen and Lucky! They have been coming to visit Bivins and Childers Place residents since 2007. Lucky is a 9-year-old Shih Tzu who is calm, sweet and loves our seniors! Rareen volunteers her time and we are so blessed to have her in our homes...read more