thankful: Thankful for Beautiful Fall Weather in Tallahassee! - 11/16/18 07:56 PM
     During this month of Thanksgiving, we are grateful for some excellent weather in Tallahassee.  After a rather long summer and a warm and rainy fall, it is refreshing to have daily high temperatures hovering around 70 degrees, with cool nights in the 40's.  The humidity this weekend is very low, the skies are bright blue, and a gentle breeze is blowing.
     Tomorrow, we will open all the windows in our house, both upstairs and downstairs, and let the fresh air come inside.  Likewise, we will put the cars in the sunshine, and leave the doors open, to give them a … (6 comments)

thankful: I am Thankful for My Granddaddy, Hoke Smith Bowden of Venice, Florida - 11/09/11 03:58 PM
Hoke Smith Bowden, born in Enterprise, Alabama in 1906; moved to Fort Myers, Florida in 1920.  In the 1950's he opened the first Supermarket in Venice, Florida.  He was my Grandfather, and I am thankful for the Life Lessons that he taught me, and the Example that he set for me.
     Granddaddy was named for M. Hoke Smith, a powerful Southern politician who became Governor of Georgia the year after Granddaddy was born, and M. Hoke Smith's uncle, Confederate Hero General Robert Frederick Hoke. 
 
      
 
 
 
  Hoke Smith Bowden of Venice, Florida
      Everyone called him either "Smith" or "Bowden".
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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     In the early … (12 comments)

 
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