Modern Mother Goose-On The Loose (537) (Re-Planting Oak Trees)

Galveston Island was tree bare-
After that 1900 Great Storm affair.
.
Not much plant life at all-
It had taken a great fall.
.
And, so came the idea to
plant the oak trees-
To blend in with the island,
and the breeze.
.
Along Broadway, they especially
grew-
Lined up by the hundreds, through
and through.
.
A familiar sight for those who came
to visit, for a while-
Or those lucky ones, who were
proud residents, of Galveston Isle.
.
They were met as soon as one drove
off of the causeway-
Escorting one to Stewart Beach, on a
fine sunny day.
.
But, then Hurricane Ike, in 2008 came-
And, things just were not the same.
.
The saltwater did its thing-
And, then the sound of buzz saws
began to ring.
.
The oak trees, were between 50
and 100 years old-
Bringing much sadness, is what
we’ve been told.
.
But, there is a light up ahead-
For 36 new oaks, will replace the
ones that had been dead.
.
Surely, these will still be there,
after a hundred years or so-
At least that is what we are hoping
for, the way things will go.
.
Galveston Island was tree bare-
After that 1900 Great Storm affair.

-2011-

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Modern Mother Goose-On The Loose (537) (Re-Planting Oak Trees)

Galveston Island was tree bare-
After that 1900 Great Storm affair.
.
Not much plant life at all-
It had taken a great fall.
.
And, so came the idea to
plant the oak trees-
To blend in with the island,
and the breeze.
.
Along Broadway, they especially
grew-
Lined up by the hundreds, through
and through.
.
A familiar sight for those who came
to visit, for a while-
Or those lucky ones, who were
proud residents, of Galveston Isle.
.
They were met as soon as one drove
off of the causeway-
Escorting one to Stewart Beach, on a
fine sunny day.
.
But, then Hurricane Ike, in 2008 came-
And, things just were not the same.
.
The saltwater did its thing-
And, then the sound of buzz saws
began to ring.
.
The oak trees, were between 50
and 100 years old-
Bringing much sadness, is what
we’ve been told.
.
But, there is a light up ahead-
For 36 new oaks, will replace the
ones that had been dead.
.
Surely, these will still be there,
after a hundred years or so-
At least that is what we are hoping
for, the way things will go.
.
Galveston Island was tree bare-
After that 1900 Great Storm affair.

-2011-

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Modern Mother Goose-On The Loose # 753

Cheryl Roy dreamed days before her death,

that she was riding a big white horse-

So after her death, a special plan was set

on course.

.

Carnes Brothers Funeral Home had bought an

1871 horse drawn hearse, back in 1995-

Using it only 3 times, so far, but, the use of it

would once again come alive.

.

From the Town of Spring, two white horses were hired-

To pull the hearse, along the route, until it would be once

again retired.

.

The procession took the casket up 23rd Street, down Seawall

Boulevard, and then to 53rd Street-

Folks along the way, stopped, took pics, and paid much respect

to this rarely seen, and unusual feat.

.

Cheryl Roy had been a former Galveston School District Teacher,

and during her lifetime enjoyed a good horse ride-

Her very last ride involved strong white horses, with great care and much

pride.

.

Cheryl Roy dreamed days before her death,

that she was riding a big white horse-

So, after her death, a special plan was set

on course.

Modern Mother Goose-On The Loose # 753

Cheryl Roy dreamed days before her death,

that she was riding a big white horse-

So after her death, a special plan was set

on course.

.

Carnes Brothers Funeral Home had bought an

1871 horse drawn hearse, back in 1995-

Using it only 3 times, so far, but, the use of it

would once again come alive.

.

From the Town of Spring, two white horses were hired-

To pull the hearse, along the route, until it would be once

again retired.

.

The procession took the casket up 23rd Street, down Seawall

Boulevard, and then to 53rd Street-

Folks along the way, stopped, took pics, and paid much respect

to this rarely seen, and unusual feat.

.

Cheryl Roy had been a former Galveston School District Teacher,

and during her lifetime enjoyed a good horse ride-

Her very last ride involved strong white horses, with great care and much

pride.

.

Cheryl Roy dreamed days before her death,

that she was riding a big white horse-

So, after her death, a special plan was set

on course.

A Child’s Time-In Simple Rhyme (125)

Dressed in purple, gold, and green-

Off to participate in the Galveston Mardi Gras scene.

-2014-

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Three Places Easy To Find In Galveston (2012)

1. The bridge to cross.

2. The Gulf of Mexico.

3.  A polling place, on election day.

================================

Throughout all of Galveston County-

You can vote anywhere at one of the 45

countywide voting centers, that there are to be.

Modern Mother Goose-On The Loose (537) (Re-Planting Oak Trees)

Galveston Island was tree bare-
After that 1900 Great Storm affair.
.
Not much plant life at all-
It had taken a great fall.
.
And, so came the idea to
plant the oak trees-
To blend in with the island,
and the breeze.
.
Along Broadway, they especially
grew-
Lined up by the hundreds, through
and through.
.
A familiar sight for those who came
to visit, for a while-
Or those lucky ones, who were
proud residents, of Galveston Isle.
.
They were met as soon as one drove
off of the causeway-
Escorting one to Stewart Beach, on a
fine sunny day.
.
But, then Hurricane Ike, in 2008 came-
And, things just were not the same.
.
The saltwater did its thing-
And, then the sound of buzz saws
began to ring.
.
The oak trees, were between 50
and 100 years old-
Bringing much sadness, is what
we’ve been told.
.
But, there is a light up ahead-
For 36 new oaks, will replace the
ones that had been dead.
.
Surely, these will still be there,
after a hundred years or so-
At least that is what we are hoping
for, the way things will go.
.
Galveston Island was tree bare-
After that 1900 Great Storm affair.

-2011-

th

Modern Mother Goose-On The Loose (537) (Re-Planting Oak Trees)

Galveston Island was tree bare-
After that 1900 Great Storm affair.
.
Not much plant life at all-
It had taken a great fall.
.
And, so came the idea to
plant the oak trees-
To blend in with the island,
and the breeze.
.
Along Broadway, they especially
grew-
Lined up by the hundreds, through
and through.
.
A familiar sight for those who came
to visit, for a while-
Or those lucky ones, who were
proud residents, of Galveston Isle.
.
They were met as soon as one drove
off of the causeway-
Escorting one to Stewart Beach, on a
fine sunny day.
.
But, then Hurricane Ike, in 2008 came-
And, things just were not the same.
.
The saltwater did its thing-
And, then the sound of buzz saws
began to ring.
.
The oak trees, were between 50
and 100 years old-
Bringing much sadness, is what
we’ve been told.
.
But, there is a light up ahead-
For 36 new oaks, will replace the
ones that had been dead.
.
Surely, these will still be there,
after a hundred years or so-
At least that is what we are hoping
for, the way things will go.
.
Galveston Island was tree bare-
After that 1900 Great Storm affair.

-2011-

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Three To Stroll Through The Park (2015)

1. Couple.
2. Children.
3. Pooches.
===================
To run and play-
The canine way.

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Modern Mother Goose-On The Loose # 573 (Glen Campbell)

We will remember, throughout the land-
Even when, he no longer can.
.
“Gentle On My Mind”-
We did heartily find.
.
“By the Time I Get to Phoenix”-
We enjoyed, this sad mix.
.
“Turn Around, Look at Me”-
Profound, in much of society.
.
“Dreams of the Everyday Housewife”-
Brought a sort, of reality, to life.
.
“Honey Come Back”-
Another favorite track.
.
“Wichita Linemen”-
To listen to over and over again.
.
“Try A Little Kindness”-
A lesson, to learn, that is best.
.
“Galveston”-
So well done.
.
“True Grit”, to serve well-
A singer named Glen Campbell.
.
We will remember, throughout the land-
Even when, he no longer can.
-2011-

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