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#2 of Top 10 2019 - He Took Good Care of My Baby

#2 of Top 10 2019 – He Took Good Care of My Baby

Happy New Year, my friends! Welcome to the ninth installment of my favorite posts to write this year! My list of Top 10 2019! I’ve really immersed my whole self into these posts, and I’m now feeling quite sad that this is #2 of Top 10 2019. That means there’s only one left to go! What an adventurous year it's been here at Texas Over Fifty. I love looking back over all the photos on my phone. There are so many! Some of my favorites are the pictures of first-time experiences, and I be sharing a whole list of those with you

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#3 of Top 10 2019 – Life is Better With My Girls

Happy New Year, my friends! Welcome to the eighth installment of my favorite posts to write this year! My list of Top 10 2019! Wow, I’ve immersed my whole self into these Top 10 posts, and I’m now feeling a little sad that there are only three more to go. It's been an action-packed, adventure-filled year here at Texas Over Fifty. I promise to write a post soon about all the things I did for the first time in 2019! If you’ve spent much time at all here at Texas Over Fifty, you know it’s all about staying intentionally

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#4 Top 10 2019 - Got Back to the Basics on Galveston Island

# 4 Top 10 2019 – Got Back to the Basics on Galveston Island

Happy New Year, my friends! Welcome to the seventh installment of my favorite posts to write this year! My list of Top 10 2019! It's been an action-packed, adventure-filled year here at Texas Over Fifty. I think I’ll write another post soon – All the Things I Did for the First Time in 2019. There were plenty of those, and lots of other things that were fun the 2nd, 3rd or 4th time, too. If you’ve spent much time at all here at Texas Over Fifty, you know I'm all about being intentionally adventurous. Thinking of ourselves a

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List of Top 10 2019 - #5 Celebrated in the Mountains

#5 of Top 10 2019 – Celebrated in the Mountains

Happy New Year, my friends! Welcome to the sixth installment of my favorite posts to write this year! My list of Top 10 2019! It's been an action-packed, adventure-filled year here at Texas Over Fifty. We've had a great time being intentionally adventurous around the great state of Texas, seeing lots of new places and faces. But ...  what you'll find in my list of Top 10 2019 is not so much what I saw as what I saw in someone. It was these experiences that will go down in the annals of time as the true memory-makers of the past

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Top 10 2019 Crushed My Goal

#6 of Top 10 2019 – Crushed My Reading Goal

Happy New Year, my friends! Welcome to the fifth installment of my favorite posts to write this year! My list of Top 10 2019! It's been an action-packed, adventure-filled year here at Texas Over Fifty, and I've had a great time seeing new things while intentionally adventuring around this great state where we all get to live. But ...  what you'll find in my list of Top 10 2019 is not so much what I saw as what I saw in someone. These were the true memory-makers of the past 365 days, and I'm enjoying this time of sharing all of

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List of Top 10 2019 - #7 Marveled at an Old Boyfriend

#7 of Top 10 2019 – Marveled at an Old Boyfriend

Happy New Year, my friends! Welcome to the fourth installment of my favorite posts to write this year! My list of Top 10 2019! This year at Texas Over Fifty has been action-packed and filled with adventure.  I've loved experiencing the many firsts and fun! But ...  what you'll find in my list of Top 10 2019 is not so much what I saw as what I saw in someone. These were the true memory-makers of the past 365 days, and I'm so looking forward to sharing all of them with you. Number 10 on the list was a story of what I saw in

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#8 of Top 10 2019 – Relaxed at a Birthday Party

Happy New Year, my friends! Welcome to the third installment of my favorite posts to write this year! My list of Top 10 2019! It's been an action-packed, adventure-filled year here at Texas Over Fifty, with so many firsts and fun! But ...  what you'll find in my list of Top 10 2019 is not so much what I saw as what I saw in someone. These were the true memory-makers of the past 365 days, and I'm so looking forward to sharing all of them with you. Number 10 on the list was a story of what I saw in myself when starting over at

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#9 of Top 10 2019 – Lost in Love

Happy New Year, my friends! Welcome to the second installment of my favorite posts to write this year! My List of Top 10 2019! It's been an action-packed, adventure-filled year here at Texas Over Fifty, and I could write all day long about the things I've seen around the Lone Star State over the past year. But ...  what you'll find in my list of Top 10 2019 is not so much what I saw as what I saw in someone. These were the true memory-makers of the past 365 days, and I'm so looking forward to sharing all of them with you! So,

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#10 of Top 10 2019 – Started Over Like a Champ

Happy New Year, my friends! Welcome to the first installment of my favorite posts to write this year! My List of Top 10 2019 experiences! Have you noticed how much we all love lists of Top 10? Sometimes we need details. But there's something so clarifying about the short version, the skinny, the lowdown. Put all the info into a boiling pot and then let us know when it's reduced by two-thirds. Right? Well, here's the lowdown on my very adventurous, action-packed year at Texas Over Fifty. Of all the experiences, even the many

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Where to Buy Texas Pecans for Your Holiday Pies

Where to Buy Texas Pecans for Your Holiday Pies Until I started researching Texas pecans for this post about where to buy them, I was totally oblivious to most every pertinent fact. Only one thing did I know for certain on the subject. Pecans are my favorite nut, and Thanksgiving can never come and go at my house without at least one slice of pecan pie. But, hey. A pecan pie made with Texas pecans? That's got to be the ultimate.

Photo - Goode Company Pecan Pie made with Texas Pecans If I Were

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