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Your First Ride

Post a picture of your first ride or a picture of one like it. If you don’t have a pictures or if that was long before photographs were invented, tell us about your mode of transportation. Tell its name…if you name your cars. Add any comments about how you felt when you got it, why …

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Free, a Best Drag in Texas TShirt

  Add your memory of Dip Street for a chance to win a TShirt. Write in the comment box and it will be approved later.  All approved post will be entered in a drawing on July 3, 2015. Price increase after July 3. Purchase your tshirt or book here.

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Have a “Happy Dip Street”

My doctor called (I know; the fact that a doctor would actually call is news all by itself.) We discussed the subject of his call and then I added, “I hope you all have had a great Christmas and wish you a Happy New Year.” He answered, “We did and I hope you have a …

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Reviews Might Win a TShirt

A review is so important to an author.  If you have a minute and will review my book on Amazon or Good Reads and leave a link to it,  we will have a drawing for a free Dip Street “Best Drag in Texas” TShirt the week of Thanksgiving. It doesn’t have to be great just …

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Page 55

My friend Dwight Stevens and his wife celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary recently.  He met Glenda on Dip Street and asked her to marry him on Dip Street.  The sweetest stories are the best. “I met Glenda there.” Dwight said. “Then one day driving east on Dip Street from the west end, near the park, …

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Delight Delayed in Tulia, Texas

Being internetless in the last weeks of July while we were in New Mexico, delayed the delight I felt when I found all the pictures and videos from Dip Fest at Picnic.  These pics show you what a little social media can do when mixed with “good old memories.”  Cruisin’ the Drag, the good old …

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Gas ~ $.30 a Gallon

For those “Baby Boomers” blessed enough to be a teenager back in the day when gas sold for thirty-cents a gallon, the local drag represents the world’s greatest ride. In that time “the car” supposedly defined who you were. But the miracles of those good years included more than cheap-gas. We believed in racial equality, …

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Cruisin’ Dip One More Time

Draggin’ Dip Street Fest from 8 to 10 PM on Dip Street in Tulia, Texas. Take a ride down memory lane and wave at your classmates or pull over in the middle of the street and visit  a while. Friday, July 18th Swisher County Texas retro to the “Good Old Days” Nothing fancy, just cruisin’ …

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Memories of the Best of Times

Dip Street in my hometown warms me with those memories of growing up in the best of times.  Within each twist and turn (and dip), we learned, loved and discovered who we were.  The drag stands today as an icon of an era when we believed in miracles.

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Cruisin’ Thru Life one Dip at a Time

From the happy days of the 50s and 60s to today, these stories will cause the winds of yesterday to blow across your mind and strengthen your faith. History of Dip Street by Lana Payne Barnett If bricks could talk, the ones on West Broadway in Tulia, Texas would say PLENTY. Also known as Dip …

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