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The Real Texas: from an insider

I don’t think you can truly understand a place unless you’ve left and returned to it again. The same goes for our humanity. We don’t truly understand ourselves without understanding where we’re from and the influences that shaped us into the people we become. 1,683 more words

Our Oregon Trail

It Only Took 18 Minutes

In 1823, Stephen F. Austin received a grant from Mexico to colonize along the Brazos River. In 1824, Mexico changed to a republic form of government. 573 more words


Motivation Monday

All hope is not lost y’all. You haven’t failed if you are no longer in a marriage that didn’t make you happy.  Life awaits you. 16 more words


River Walk and Cool Bridge

San Antonio had been on my list of top places to visit way back when I lived in Houston. It is only a two hours drive but somehow I never made it there in my 5 years of living in Houston :(. 358 more words


Bay City to Del Rio

I woke up to a truck driving past and the sun was rising on the horizon so I got myself ready and set off for… 1,964 more words

Texas Road Trip

In Texas with Davy Crockett

In Texas with Davy Crockett, by Henry Everett McNeil

A Story of the Texas War of Independence

Published: 1908


Jackie made it all better

NOTE: This is Part 4 of a series of posts inspired by 40 very active hours of travel on March 13-14, 2015. This will complete the series. 719 more words