NOVEMBER 5 SIERRA TANGO HOTEL = SOUTH TEXAS HAM

SOUTH TEXAS HAM

I WAS BRON IN 1940 ON A FARM SOUTH OF ROBS TOWN TEXAS THE SON OF A SHARECROPPER. NOT A BAD THING WHAT IS A SHARECROPPER YOU MAY ASK WELL SHARE- CROPPER MANAGE THE FARM AND ANIMAL'S AND CROPS FOR THE OWNER. HE EARN A FIXED WAGE FOR WORKING THE LAND USUALLY GROWING CORN COTTON AND HAY.THE OWNER PROVIDED THE TOOLS EQUIPMENT AND- SUPPLIES.HE ALSO TOOK CARE OF THE DAIRY COWS THE MILKING AND FEED IN OF THE COWS AND MULES.THERE WAS MY FATHER MOTHER MY BROTHER AND SISTER AND MYSELF. WHEN WE WERE OLDER WE ALSO HELP ON THE FARM WITH THE ANIMAL'S. IN THE SUMMER WE PICK COTTON AND HELP WITH THE HARVESTING OF THE CORN. BUT WE HAD FUN GROWING UP IN THE FARM WE SURE DID I STILL REMEMBER SOME FUN TIMES WE HAD AS KIDS ON THE FARM. I REMEMBER ONE SATURDAY HE SAID TO US GOING TO TOWN AND HE TOOK OF WALKING I ASK MY MOTHER WHERE IS DAD GOING MY MOM SAID TO BUY A CAR WOW A CAR.THAT AFTERNOON HE GOT HOME IN A 1936 2DR DODGE PICTURE BELOW OF WHAT THE CAR LOOK LIKE WE WERE ALL OVER THAT CAR.THAT THE SAME CAR I LEARN TO DRIVE IN WHEN I WAS 8 YEARS OLD WISH I HAD THAT CAR TODAY THAT WOULD BE COOL (LOL) THE FARM WAS SOLD IN 1949 THE OWNER MOVE TO CORPUS CHRISTI TEXAS AND BOUGHT A CAR DEALERSHIP. AND ASK MY FATHER TO COME AND WORK FOR HIM SO OF TO THE CITY WE GO. DO I WISH I WAS A KID ANGIN YOU BET . LIFE HAS BEEN GOOD THANKS TO OUR LORD JESUS FROM THE CANO,S JOE LISA KC AND LOLLIE GOD BLESS YOU ALL