Potosi history lessons...

May 31, 2015 - So much history here! The original section of this Austin-Milam-Lucas Store on Jefferson Street was hand hewn from logs...
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Picture perfect in Potosi!

May 31, 2015 - Picture perfect! Love the patriotic theme here!!
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Endless water in the hole!

May 31, 2015 - This "water hole" is a picture of freshness! The Richards farm in Palmer, just outside of Potosi bubbles over with clear...
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Potosi gold

May 30, 2015 - A golden moment in Potosi! Love this gentle shot. Can't even tell you who lives here or describe where I took the pictur...
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A flower break!

May 30, 2015 - "I BREAK FOR FLOWERS!" Just a time-out to post yet another pleasantry! Love these brilliant beauties! Probably not comin...
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Taste the rainbow!

May 30, 2015 - I was at a friend's home last night and we read a wonderful passage from Colossians that has recently come to life insid...
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Potosi Book & Discount info

May 30, 2015 - I want to thank everyone who has supported my book, "Potosi, That's Where I'm From" through encouragements, excitement -...
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Potosi Color

May 28, 2015 - Great job decorating the shop, Sinclair!! Love these colorful petunias! Just had to stop and snap a pic. Potosi has a l...
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Potosi, That's Where I'm From! On Amazon NOW!

May 28, 2015 - POTOSI!! Past and present! My growing up years, tid bits of history, people, places, stories and facts! Help yourself to...
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Potosi, That's Where I'm From! New book on Amazon NOW!

May 28, 2015 - I am thrilled to announce here on my web blog that the brand new book, "Potosi, That's Where I'm From!" is NOW AVAILABLE...
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THIS. IS. GOOD!

May 28, 2015 - YEP. THIS. IS. GOOD!
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Reflecting light

May 28, 2015 - I guess I love windows! Especially uniquely shaped ones or colored ones. These are all photos taken in Potosi. Some migh...
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Potosi 1975 Reunion memories!

May 26, 2015 - Hi reunion friends! Glad you made it over! The photos of the reunion are indeed on this web site! Check out the gallery...
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Patriotism: A bigger picture

May 26, 2015 - I am compelled to write about this subject. My patriotism to our country is not necessarily because I personally lost so...
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A peony pause

May 21, 2015 - A peony pause! A whole lot of Potosi is going on in my writing these days as I am finishing up a writing project on my l...
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Potosi Awakening

May 21, 2015 - This bright photo is yet another colorful creation (just behind the pipe organ) in the Presbyterian Church in Potosi. Ca...
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Potosi's "silver"

May 21, 2015 - Another Minor's memory. A visit to the Austin-Milam-Lucas Store/House on Jefferson Street brought me face-to-face with s...
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Our house is a very, very, very fine house!

May 20, 2015 - Old Potosi! Gracefully aging, standing strong amidst weather and years. Still stunning. Still warm. Still respectable in...
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More musical past

May 19, 2015 - I can't say that I can identify any of these musical folks - except for the lovely lady at the piano! One of my most res...
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Potosi: "That's Where I'm From"

May 19, 2015 - Oh my, the memories of the Potosi Trojan Junior High Marching Band! This had to be about somewhere in the neighborhood o...
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Perseverance to the end

May 19, 2015 - "Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the...
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Beauty in aging

May 18, 2015 - I was thinking about growing older today. Yeah, not always my favorite subject! However, I can't help but enjoy this sea...
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A miner's moment!

May 18, 2015 - Mining was the way to make a living in Potosi - a long time ago! There are some amazing photos still around town...Love...
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Paid in full

May 18, 2015 - I'd like to try and re-tell a story I heard this week. It is both inspiring and symbolic, pointing to a truth I consider...
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Happy Monday

May 18, 2015 - To all my hard-working, busy friends out there. May you carve out a little time today. It doesn't have to be much. It ca...
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Tunnel Vision

May 17, 2015 - Tonight I am reminding myself of some important things, namely to evaluate everything I do and ask the question: Does it...
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School tid bits

May 17, 2015 - More school mania! I love this old photo of what is now the "Administration Building" on North Mine Street in Potosi. It...
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Schools and rules

May 17, 2015 - What person growing up in Potosi has not graced these halls? In its early days it was Potosi High School and it later be...
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Victorian Potosi

May 16, 2015 - The elegance of the Long-Banta home goes without saying! It has graced North Mine and Clara Streets since 1865, when a b...
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Cabin fever in Potosi

May 16, 2015 - I love these jewels in the fair town of Potosi! To the left is the log house that was moved, log by log to the location...
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A little bit o lace on its face!

May 16, 2015 - Just gotta include this amazing house! Such a beauty! I always think of it as the Carr home because my friend, Bryan and...
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Some good "folk"

May 16, 2015 - There are certainly some riches in the little community of Hopewell, which is only a short few miles from Potosi. The st...
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Potosi charm

May 16, 2015 - Another Potosi charmer! Built in 1898-99, this house was owned by the president of an early bank in Potosi named Mr. Jam...
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Waiting for My Dearie

May 16, 2015 - Yep, that was me there "Waiting for My Dearie" in the middle of the glenn of "Brigadoon" back in 1975! I had the pleasur...
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Stained beautifully

May 16, 2015 - Another gorgeous stained glass masterpiece in what used to be the Methodist Church in Potosi...now the Belgrade State Ba...
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A colorful Potosi!

May 15, 2015 - This is one of many beautiful stained glass windows from the St. James Catholic Church in town. I was mesmerized by the...
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Beauty and the Barns!

May 15, 2015 - Potosi has some exceptionally picturesque farm land and photo-esque out-buildings! I so enjoyed shooting some of these!...
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Some Potosi cuteness!

May 15, 2015 - All these home have a story! I would love to write more on the history of these quaint and charm-filled places! For now,...
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Potosi talk

May 15, 2015 - I am excited to start a little Potosi talk here on this site! The reason? For the past 3+ years, I have been working on...
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Wise eyes!

May 13, 2015 - "I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, so that you will know what is the hope of His calling, what are...
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Flags to riches!

May 12, 2015 - This year the Iris blooms have come during a couple of weeks that have not been compatible for me to "graze" at the gard...
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Bright and Morning Star

May 11, 2015 - "I, Jesus, have sent My angel to testify to you these things for the churches. I am the root and the descendant of David...
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Identity crisis? Look up.

May 10, 2015 - I was challenged with 3 questions today at a wonderful church gathering. The topic the pastor has recently been discussi...
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Bouquets to mommas!

May 10, 2015 - A Mother's Day blog!! For all those dedicated, loving, cuddlers, house cleaners, diaper changers, mess rescuers, problem...
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Glory's reflection

May 09, 2015 - Isaiah records a powerful vision of God's glory in Isaiah 6. The picture painted here is incredible, describing things w...
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Lessons from a broken Job

May 09, 2015 - A friend, Don Williams posted a scripture on Facebook recently and I began to read it over and over with more awe each t...
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Unseen Source!

May 07, 2015 - I am doing another little happy dance this week. The reason? Well, there are a few: My hubby has a new job for starters!...
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A "down under" delight

May 05, 2015 - I have had a simply delightful few days recently with a visit from the son of an old friend from Melbourne Australia. We...
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