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About oneta hayes

ABOUT ME Hello. To various folks I am Neat’nee, Mom, Grandma Neta, Gramma, Aunt Neta, Aunt Noni, Aunt Neno, and Aunt Neto (lots of varieties from little nieces and nephews). To some I’m more like “Didn’t you used to be my teacher?” or “Don’t I know you from someplace?” To you, perhaps, I am a Fellow Blogger. Not “fellow” like a male or a guy, but “fellow” like a companion or an adventurer. I would choose to be Grandma Blogger, and have you pull up a chair, my website before you, while I tell you of some days of yore. I have experienced life much differently than most of you. It was and is a good life. I hope to share nuggets of appreciation for those who have gone before me and those who come after me. By necessity you are among those who come after me and I will tell you of those who came before. Once upon a time in a little house on a prairie - oops, change that lest I commit plagiarism - and change that “house on the prairie” to “dugout on the prairie.” So my story begins...


  Your blogging friend by the name of ‘Neta, had a month that tried to bet’ta. Bad tooth out and the blood comes in, sometimes thick, too often thin. Then came the horrible Lovenox injection, made my belly change complexion. … Continue reading

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WHY SUFFER?#10, Spread the Gospel

STAR WITNESSES In the 9th Chapter of John, Jesus, talking about the man who had been blind for 39 years said it had been to bring glory to God.  Many interpret the healing of the man to be the act … Continue reading

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WHY SUFFER? #9, Character Building

By time surely goes by!  It was on Sept. 24 that I wrote the #8 post on suffering.  I didn’t intend to let so much time pass before coming back to that subject. The next topic I wanted to discuss … Continue reading

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This is from my FB status five years ago.  Not a lot has changed, so I copying it to this blog.  Still under pressure health wise – the blood thing, so I’m not feeling “newly” creative.  I think it is … Continue reading

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It seems to me that most Democratic Presidential nominees are vying for who can best do everything for everybody (even illegals) with the top 70% of the rich man’s money!  Guess how long that will last.  Even if the rich … Continue reading

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  Here I sit, cozy in my reading chair, feet propped on the bed. Meditating on the majesty of the Creator, Pulling bits of scripture from my head. Mountains, space, sky, and sea… When what a simple thought occurred to … Continue reading

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LOSS Can be a beneficial learning experience. ***************

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One tooth extraction. Two trips to the Emergency Room. Three trips to oral surgeon. Sixteen home injections. Unknown calls to Co-ag Clinic. Beautiful blend of purple/black/blue        belly. This – the eighth day – I’m okay. *********** Image:  … Continue reading

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The “Fizzled Enchantment” and other stories of ruin tell stories of The Eye who disguised itself as a spider and silently clung to the top right corner of the 14-foot-wall in the old Imperial Inn, Hattenville, TX.   It was a picture … Continue reading

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I was being baited in a chat room by a fraud claiming to be Linda, my cousin!  “Fraud Linda” came on with how excited she was about the good news from CEO Mort Zuckerman, setting me up for the big … Continue reading

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