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Memories from Childhood

Writer: Donna Crumly Harvey. Have you ever had something just pop into your mind and it just will not go away?  Well that is exactly what happened to me.  Now why in the world would I start thinking about “Brer

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A New Cake – Peanut Butter Cake

I am sure others besides me like to go to meetings where there is a need to carry a covered dish.  Since I work, it is always a little difficult to put something together.  I always loved to take a

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First Mother’s Day and Missing Mother

NOTE: I am so sorry I have not posted any new blogs. I also apologize to Donna Crumly Harvey for letting this blog post get lost in my e mail and not get it up before Mother’s Day. But it

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Corrected update… What Is This?

NOTE: I have been corrected about a word I used the wrong spelling,  (pastor vs pasture). I do know the difference. My reason is not MS 🙂 this time. We are getting a new PASTOR at church and putting the

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The Broken Dishes Block Is From The 18th Century! Learn How To Make It Here.

NOTE: I saw this on Facebook and thought everyone that is still keeping up with the blog would enjoy this. I know if Mrs. Crumly didn’t know how to do it, she would soon.  🙂 One of the great things

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Withdrawing from being an adult

Writer: Donna Crumly Harvey I am hereby officially tendering my resignation as an adult, in order to accept the responsibilities of a 6 year old. The tax base is lower and we just barely made it through tax day.  Sweetie

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First Hummingbird of 2015….Updated

Writer; Donna Crumly Harvey Ok, my dear birding friend, it is time to get out that hummingbird feeder and clean it up.  I had been saying to my sweetie for a few weeks that we need to get the feeder

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Humming Birds Are Here.

Writer: Donna Crumly Harvey. Flying nonstop across the Gulf of Mexico is an important part of the natural selection process that has made these little birds so tough, and not all of them pass this harshest of tests. Before leaving

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Gardening Pros and Cons June 2009

Posted on June 1, 2013 by Billie Crumly — No Comments ? Before John and I returned to the country to live, we had a clear understanding about a few things such  as row crops and large gardens.    And at

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Snow and Birds. Birds and Snow. (Updated)

  UPDATED 3-2-2015. Forgot to add my little poem) The snow is falling, The feeders are full. All the birds have gone to rest. And the best is yet to come. It’s not Christmas in Dixie But it sure feels

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Billie & John Crumly 1945 Part of what Tom Brokaw called "The Greatest Generation"