San Antonio/Inez’sClippings

Page 73

Fri. Oct.2, 1942 ~~~~ I started from Windsor at 9:15 A.M. for San Antonio, arrived there at 9:35 on Saturday morning Oct. 3rd. Glenn had left word at the U.S.O desk in the M.K.T depot that he could not be in town unil after 4 P.M. The lady at the U.S.O desk phoned to a hotel (The Broadway Hotel) and found a room for me. I then took a taxi to the hotel and after cleaning up, slept for a while. Glenn came in about 4 o’clock, and since he had a weekend pass, got to stay until Monday morning. On Sat. night we went up town and went to the Buckhorn Curio store. Sunday was mostly spent in our room writing to the folks and resting. ~~~~~~ On Monday after I arrived in S.A. I tried to find a different………

Pg. 73— Grandma’s Day Journal– My Hunter Family Collection

I looked up a few things to see how they looked back in the day. The MKT depot is now a hotel. I found nothing on the Broadway Hotel. But I did score when I looked up the Buckhorn Curio store. It is now a combination of gift shop, saloon, and museum. Web site for that here. I think it’s fun stuff to take a little step back in time if you can find it. Progress isn’t always beneficial to history unfortunately as I found nothing on the Broadway Hotel.

Suddenly, I have oodles of time when home to catch up on UFO’s (unfinished objects). Progress was made recently on my latest sewing project. I looked back and first made mention of this undertaking on Instagram and here on the blog back in January of 2021. I have been working on these selvage strips for quite a bit longer though. And so there is a big portion completed and will get a border eventually. This is to be a queen-size, but make no mistake, there is plenty of selvage left for future projects. 🙂

Getting eager to get this one on the quilter!


  1. It is interesting to look back, and to find how places are today. I would have loved to visit that store! The selvage strips quilt is so nice! I had collected some selvages too, but I am not sure if they survived the moving. Maybe they got lost in my big and stressful downsizing before moving. Or they may be hiding in the bottom of a box.

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    • I’ve never been to San Antonio but it would be great to see the shop now. It was probably nice to declutter! I’m ready to do that with a few yard sales this year. Or Maybe you’ll begin a new collection?🙂


  2. We are impressed, your quilt is beautiful.
    Interesting how places are changing. Many years ago we lived for a couple of years in Montreal. The quarter we lived in has now drastically changed from a housing estate with small houses to an area of high rise buildings.
    All the best and thanks for sharing
    The Fab Four of Cley
    🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

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