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Between the Lines

On the smell of dirt and cigars— I watched the sun rise over the Davis Mountains of West Texas this morning. I stepped out on the balcony of the mountain cabin I and a few friends visit each year just before the sun began to crest a mountain to the east. I watched and recorded…

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Yesteryears by Elizabeth Tanner

70 Years Ago: Mrs. M. J. Malouf, mother to Tommy, Alfred, Buddy, Johnnie and Junior, was considered the ideal mother according to Post citizens. “I don’t do much,” Malouf said. “I’m mostly interested in my home, the church and of course, the store.” However, Malouf’s interest in those few simplicities was exactly what won her…

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Nancy’s Notions by Nancy McDonald

Healthy Cooking Oils Looking for another tip to help improve your health? I came across this great little article from the American Heart Association on their Healthy Living site with a clear and easy explanation of which oils are best for you heart health! Read it, scan it, whatever but try to pick up one…

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Do You Remember by Vonda Beth Gradine

The Cook Family   With this being Memorial Day weekend, I want to change from talking about the outlaws in Garza County to a very patriotic family. It is the O.R. Cook family that lived out west of town. I call them a patriotic family because in World War II they had six sons and…

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From My Desk By Elizabeth Tanner

Friends & Sentimental Hoarding   My mom and grandma have a habit of keeping everything. I will admit my grandmother’s habit was a little worse than my mom’s but, nevertheless, it seems to be a generational hand-me-down. My mom keeps all of my school projects and art attempts tucked away in shoe boxes which are…

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Every Crook and Cranny

By Elizabeth Tanner Blooming Chicken Quesadilla Ring Ingredients 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken 1 onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 jalapeno, chopped 1 cup taco sauce 20 taco-sized tortillas 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese 3 cups shredded Monterey jack cheese Instructions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with…

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The 501 by Hanaba Munn Welch

Closet stuffing Don’t like crowds? Packed elevators? Did not do telephone booth stuffing in college? Love the 2020 quarantine? I’m not describing myself. I’ve never helped stuff a phone booth, but crowds don’t bother me, not even at weekend estate sales. I assume such sales are on hold. They break social distancing rules, especially when…

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Peggy’s Corner

By Post Public Library Staff— Monday – May 18 at noon the library will re-open to the public. We are so excited to be back to work at the library and excited to see you. We are cleaning shelves and books. All materials returned through the book drop have been disinfected and isolated before shelved.…

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Devo by Jose Limas

Be Humble  A servant’s heart does not exalt itself above others. In this fallen world, most people do not understand the Kingdom definition of a “servant,” which is… “someone who is fruitful and productive for the benefit of others.” It doesn’t matter if I’m rich or poor, educated or illiterate, am known around the world…

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