My Part of the World

After over six decades of Baylor University playing their football games at Floyd Casey Stadium, the main part was imploded last Saturday morning. Here is a link to an article about the stadium.

Also in recent news, Waco’s own reality TV stars, Chip and Joanna Gaines has bought the Elite Café. Here is the article: Magnolia buys historic Elite Cafe. The restaurant near the Baylor University campus was recently shut down after serving the community with fine food for many years. Elvis Presley ate there in the 50’s.

Finally, here is a cinematic vision of Waco, Texas: Waco Tourism Video Link. My neighbor was asked to direct, produce, shoot and edit this video. 



The take away for me in the local news in my own community is how things change but that’s okay if it is for the better. Even though the old stadium was imploded, Baylor has a new football stadium. Even though the Elite Café went out of business, the local Fixer Upper TV reality stars have bought it and we will get a chance to see what they turn it into. I’d love to read about the interesting things happening in your part of the world. Leave a comment or share what’s going on.

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About Mark Shields

Mark volunteers as a member of the media ministry team at his church. A few years ago, he started an on-line Bible study guide called “This Day with God Devotional”. He uses this as a tool in his journey through the Bible. We live in a very busy world with busy schedules so this tool has helped him continue with daily Bible reading and study. Each of the studies are designed to help apply our faith in the work place, at school, or at home. Join him on this journey or check in every so often to read his thoughts.
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One Response to My Part of the World

  1. Mark Shields says:

    Reblogged this on This Day With God and commented:

    The take away for me in the recent local news in my own community is how things change in such a short time. I guess change can be okay if it is for the better but sometimes it’s a little sad when the places we went to and created great memories are no longer there.

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