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Sunday, January 15, 2017
Sentimental Sunday: Karl Pape's Art
I've been corresponding a lot recently with three grandchildren, siblings, of Karl James (Jako...
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Treasure Chest Thursday: 1937 Diary Found in Local Dairy Barn
Yesterday, an employee at my place of work brought me a five-year diary she found in an old barn he...
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Sentimental Sunday: More Corpus Christi Reminiscing
Here are a few other places in Corpus Christi that bring back old memories. Snoopy's Pier op...
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Those Places Thursday: T. C. Ayers Park and Ben Garza Gym, Corpus Christi
While doing research for my recent post about the Harbor Bridge , I came across a photo in a Histor...
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Sentimental Sunday: Happy New Year (from 1976)!
My high school friends get together for a New Year's Day holiday party less than a year aft...
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Those Places Thursday: Corpus Christi's Harbor Bridge
There's something about driving into Corpus Christi, Texas, over the Harbor Bridge that always...
Sunday, December 25, 2016
Sentimental Sunday: Merry Christmas (1965)!
Christmas morning, 1965, in the Pape house at 8015 Sharpview, Houston, Texas. My back is to t...
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Those Places Thursday: Sheraton Marina Inn, Corpus Christi
Originally I wasn't going to post about the hotel that was originally the Sheraton Marina Inn -...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Tombstone Tuesday: Clara, Rhea, and Walter Pape
This past summer, my second cousins Kim, Debby, Val, Claudia, Beverly and I worked together to get...
Sunday, December 18, 2016
Sentimental Sunday: St. Agnes Girl Ornament
A Christmas tree ornament my parents gave to me when I was in college (along with a similar ...
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