I Had A Frostie Root Beer Today

My Granddaddy Rutledge’s favorite soft drink was Frostie Root Beer.  My dad liked them too, but his favorite was Big Red. 

I have so many fond memories of my dad’s dad.  I loved working with him pulling water wells and fishing with him on the Guadalupe River near Gonzales Texas.  One of the big treats when out on jobs with him (or fishing on the river) was eating some hot German sausage with cheese, bread & ketchup and washing it down with a Frostie Root Beer.   There was nothing quite like it!

I haven’t had a Frostie Root Beer in years.  I may not have had one in 20-30 years, but I had one today and it was as good as ever.  Even better than that great taste was reflecting on memories of my grandfather and my dad and the great times we had – which often included a Frostie Root Beer.

About bjrutledge

BJ & Janet were married in July 1977 They have three grown children who are all married: Jeremy & Whitney Rutledge, Chris & Julie Hurst, and Josh and Hannah Rutledge. They also have five grandsons, and a granddaughter. BJ says perhaps our greatest legacy is even though our kids are PK's, they love Jesus and are all involved in ministry in the local church. BJ has served at churches in Dallas - Bossier City, LA - Houston - and was at Fellowship of the Woodlands (Woodlands Church) in The Woodlands before coming to Grace Fellowship. BJ is the Legacy Pastor at Grace Fellowship Church in Paradise, TX.
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