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May 30, 2012 | 2,624 views | 7 comments

Old habits are hard to break. It is hard for me to say “convenience stores.” I love little grocery stores. Floresville used to have many grocery stores, big and little.  . . .

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retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
June 4, 2012 7:00am
 
One voice - Yes I am old enough to remember when you would see people driving without the "bags". When it was legal to drive while drinking a beer - As long as you were not drunk of course - Then they changed the... More ›

 
One Voice  
Floresville  
June 1, 2012 5:52pm
 
Retired - I remember those paper bags - I heard them called Baptist Bags. lol Thanks Lois - it brought back my young memories too!

 
Fred Ohnesorge  
Floresville, TX  
June 1, 2012 2:10pm
 
The last icehouses i can remember still being active were around Jones Ave by CPS and one i think at the intersection of Goliad and Highland Blvd. They are by no means as nice as they used to be though. Thanks for the great article !!

 
Ken Semlinger  
Poth, TX  
June 1, 2012 10:21am
 
Great article Lois.

 
Lois Wauson  
Floresville, TX  
June 1, 2012 8:56am
 
Nothing like good old fashioned "ice house" in a neighborhood. Good memories for me too.

 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
June 1, 2012 3:51am
 
I have good memories of the "icehouses" in Houston - Many small stores that are now called convience stores would have large tanks typically used for cattle watering filled with beer/soda iced down and they were much... More ›

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
May 31, 2012 9:28pm
 
I used to walk to the local Lone Star Ice House on Fairlawn in San Antonio with my kids to get a soda or something. It was our little excursion. Thanks for the memories, Lois!

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