Saturday, February 13, 2016

1950's HOUSTON, TEXAS


I have been thinking of
my young years in Houston.
My best friend was the soda jerk
at the Lamar Hotel drug store. Mamma
had the Hat shop next door.

hangin around the Juke box
we were always playing Buddy Holly.....................................................
First Job was at the
switchboard in the Rice Hotel. It caught on Fire and I was the last one out with
one other. We rang every room. I started smoking that night.






This was the Airport. I remember
watching my Mother fly out  on a 2 prop Delta, to NYC. Hobby on Airline Dr.


Saw many a Movie at the Majestic
this was the Lobby. All in Egyptian
motif
















had great meals here.


/*In high school" Princes Drive In"was
 the meeting
place every Saturday night.

They had great hamburgers.




I owned some of this stock
my Dad gave me.
Took it to an Atty. he said
"worthless". BooHoo!









This place went out of business.
I opened an After Hour Club.
The Show Boat. That's the Shamrock
 in background.  My Husband owned the Show Biz across Main Street. There's a story about Steve McQueen here.

Glenn came into my husbands
club one night, he got upset
Black people were allowed in. He
pissed on our front door.
We had Kenny Rogers playing bass ,
Andy Williams was there. I sat at the
table with Arnett Cobb.
Texas was so Racial. My Momma
and I were put off a bus in the heat
because I gave my seat to a
pregnant Black Lady, I was 12 years old.
That part of Texas I hated.


Well, enough of my memories,
I am snowed in and started to remember.
Stay warm if you are up north.

Posted by Yvonne @ La Petite Gallery
Comments are welcome

Friday, February 5, 2016

Introducing "MR.Bennie" Ta-Da !!









I want to share My
" Mr Wonderful" with you.
This is Bennie loves to ride
in the car too. It was snowing
around Christmas 2015













 shopping with Renee
and we bought this jean outfit
for Mr. Bennie. He looks so cute.








 (Daughter)
had a neighbor that passed away.
She called the Ambulance and
never came home.
He was in the house 5 days alone.
He was in a sad state when
I got him.After a month we bonded.
I love him so much.
Six years old. Adorable Fanny, all fluff.
he walks like John Wayne.
He has been such a blessing to me.
At night as I snuggle my face in his
silky coat and hug him,
I thank Renee for finding him. An God for helping Renee














At 3:30 every day he barks at me to get up
and make his dinner.I take a nap at 2;30
and sometimes he wants to play.









He is so funny,
 makes me laugh
out loud.

He goes outside at 4PM
does his duty and gets a treat.
That's it for the night.
Bennie is house trained.
I am so lucky to have
 this big ball of silk.

Posted by Yvonne @ La Petite Gallery
 Comments are welcome

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