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Old 06-11-2012, 12:24 AM
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...and I just wanted to say hello to my BWH family again.

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Old 06-11-2012, 12:29 AM
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Hi Jen , glad to see ya back posting again. I have been trying to keep track of you on your blog but missed you on the forum.
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Old 06-11-2012, 04:22 PM
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You can say that again.
Glad you are back, dying to find out how your cabin building is coming along. I was so impressed you tackled that by yourself.
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Old 06-11-2012, 06:27 PM
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Hidy Jen, ive been wonderin about how u and ur little place was going.
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Hi Jen

I had been gone too--welcome back.
Good to see you.

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Old 06-13-2012, 02:44 AM
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Thanks fer the welcome yall. I've just been busy with rat race and school. Haven't really had much time for the things I would really like to do. Its sad to say I haven't worked on the lil cabin in a while. I should've put the insulation in in the winter. It would be crazy to do that now in this heat and humidity. I guess I did an ok job on my roofing because it still hasn't leaked on me!
I have been trying to work on the property as time permits...the grass and weeds and dang cactus can git outta hand quick. I ran into a lil health issue along the way so I've got to be easy on that fer a lil while. But other than that I feel ok. Its so good to be back in touch with ol' friends.

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Old 06-13-2012, 03:31 PM
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By deep South Texas brush country, are you in the southwestern part of the state? I was in the Rio Grande Valley for more than twenty years, where it is certainly brushy and deeply south, but it was more often referred to simply as "The Valley". Apart from the brush, we had a mixture of palm trees and cactus.
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KF--I grew up in San Benito---cotton country--few mesquite trees LOL

Rio Grande Valley--is the way its called most of the time I hear anything
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Now over towards Frio county its really brushy--deer.hogs and big rattle-snakes.


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I was just south of San Benito, in Los Fresnos, most of the time that I was in the Valley, although I lived in Edcouch-Elsa for the last few years.
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Jenny, we lit the night fire for yas ever night an tied lil strings to yur . You weren't goney.. jus out scout'n aroun.. an is soooo good to see yur wurds agin... me lub yas!

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kfander....I'm close to 281 going towards Alice area. Its very brushy in my lil neck of woods...lots of mesquites, huisaches, cactus, and anything else that cuts, pokes or stings ya. But I like it just fine where I'm at. I cant remember the last time i went thru San Benito. Thats way down in the valley.


Grithy, thanks so much fer not fergettin' me and leavin' the porch light on fer me. It was so nice chattin with you the other day. Lubs ya back.

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Jen

Thats some serious country--Jim Wells county--at one time we lived in Ben Bolt just outside
of Alice--

Rode my horse for miles--it can be as a desert--dry hot and dangerous.

My hats off to you--brave indeed.

Good luck--and look forward to seeing you.

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Hi Jen and welcome back. I havent been on here much, but am hoping to get on more and post. Hope all is well with you and you are surviving the heat well..
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