These days, we often hear things like, “I know my rights” or “I don’t have to take that” or “You can’t do that to me.”

In times like these, we all need something to cheer us up and make us laugh. Fortunately, Netflix is a very rich source of comedy shows and is actually the biggest source of standup comedy specials.

We live in strange, strange times. Some of the strangeness is related to COVID-19, some is not.

Part of our responsibilities at your Vanishing Texana Museum is to curate the artifacts from the history of our community. Additionally, we also seek to preserve our current history for those that will be looking back at us 100 years from now. Certainly they will seek to understand our experience with the current pandemic and our reaction to it. We admit to struggling with how to explain, in the face of a worldwide killer disease, the first item 300 million of us chose to hoard, was toilet paper.

This Week's Circulars


Robert A. Finley, Sr. went home to be with the lord on Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 at the age of 72 years old. He was born into the union of Bob Lanier Finley and Frances Louise Register Finley on October 28, 1947. He was a congenial man with an easy-going personality that was displayed in his k…

Martha Jewell Maddox Penland Reed Left this earth the morning of March 22 2020 to be with our Lord and Savior. Born February 28, 1941 Martha was preceded in death by her first husband and father of their children, Marcus Penland Sr., father, Harvey Maddox, mother, Birdie Maddox, brothers, Da…