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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...


(Note to my mom in Heaven-land)  Mom, if there is a way you can know what I’m doing today, I want to say thank you for all the valentine boxes you helped me make (you made) for school, and I … Continue reading

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“He (Moses) longed for more than “visitation”; his soul longed for “habitation”.   (Tommy Tenney) Let us rejoice that WE have what Moses was longing for—the habitation of the spirit of God as promised by Jesus in John 14:16 and 16:7—the … Continue reading

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WILL YOU BE MY VALENTINE? MARK “YES” OR “NO.’ ______ YES     ______NO Now does that stir up memories?  Lots of those notes in childhood days.  I see some similar to this from my great granddaughters.  I’m sure I  never … Continue reading

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Total: Two Dollars Blushing, she admitted she was shy thirty cents. ***************** A little fun with Ronovan with my report today.  Right eye to be worked on today.  That’s good. Left one is doing very well.  But since I can … Continue reading

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I’ve finally figured out about the game of football, and I don’t think the Philadelphia Eagles were very fair. They kept taking the ball and keeping it most of the time; someone should teach them to share. No wonder the … Continue reading

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    How is this for political disarray? Isaiah 3:4-5 “I will make boys their officials; mere children will govern them. People will oppress each other – man against man, neighbor against neighbor. The young will rise up against the … Continue reading

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  PLEEEZ, I’D RATHER DO IT MYSELF! The story is told of a scout master who waited impatiently while the boy scout helped an old woman cross the street. Scout Master: “Why were you gone so long?” Scout: “Because she … Continue reading

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    I’m affected by a prodigal; William Newell, born in the 1800’s.  He was a prodigal son whose father finally imposed on R. A. Torrey to allow William to enroll at Moody Bible Institute. Dr. Torrey pointed out that … Continue reading

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VICTORY OVER EVIL In the time before time, He was God,      As He still is in time,      and will be when      Time comes after time. In the time before time,      He spoke the earth into … Continue reading

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There was an old lady from Oklahoma Who feels like she’s been in a coma; With strain on her eyes, She just sits and cries And pines for her  “sweet aroma.” **************** Aww, for those good old blogging days again. … Continue reading

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