Texas & Travel
December Issue 2004
“Perdiest” Falls in Texas
or Falling for You: Central Texas Travel by Audrey A. Herbrich 12-15-04|
Falls State Park near Johnson City
Texas Silhouette by Brewster Hudspeth 12-22-04|
one time it was said that two of the most recognized shapes in the world were
the old 6.5 oz. Coke bottles and the Texas outline."
Luke Warm 12-12-04
"... Over the years
his willingness to recount his adventures insured he would become a genuine Texas
legend. He never told a story he couldn't later improve upon. …"
shoe horses, don't they?"|
on a First-name Basis 12-20
Of the roughly 2,000 town names on the official state map, over 400 of them are
Bailey - "Circus Queen of the Southwest" by John Troesser 12-1
Archie P. McDonald
Henry Kirby 12-20
An East Texas timber baronBill
Longley: Down and Out in a Nacogdoches Jail 12-7-04
Rayburn's Home 12-13
"A visit to Bonham
should start with a stop at the Sam Rayburn House Museum on U.S. Highway 82 on
the west side of town."McDonald
Observatory, An Orphan’s Gift 11-29
The Athenian of East Texas Nice
was the go-to guy for shooting hats off actor’s heads or cigars out of their mouths.
A la William Tell, he also could make instant apple sauce, albeit with a bullet
instead of an arrow."Big
Foot Wallace and the Indian
strychnine, hanging... A tale of good and evil with a twist.
Lost Treasure of Padre Island 12-11
Fires Up Memories 12-15
"Eb Patton, a
cousin from Mobeetie, used to say he didn't know his given name until he was 12
years old because all the family had ever said to him since birth was, 'Go get
not, want not' was law at supper 12-1
close to food source, working to prepare it instilled appreciation
Most Famous Bathtub in Coryell County
another like Bill Pickett 12-1
invented the practice of what we know as bulldogging, or steer wrestling....
Mean Old Grandfather
"I could hear them talking about shearing
the sheep and then dipping them before they shipped them...."
Truth About Rudolph
"... Now, it could seem
that greed might be casting its shadow over the story of Bethlehem, except for
one very important thing: Las Posadas is still observed in Mexico...."
and Diet 12-23"Pardon
me, is that your luggage ticking?" 12-15Sports
PC Day 12-1
the past several days, I have been noticing that our country, in order to be politically
correct, has taken to calling this time of the year…The Holiday Season. We now
have a Holiday Tree. We’re sending out Holiday cards. We’re singing Holiday tunes.
We’re eating Holiday food."
is in the Hair
Bad news. Real bad news. I’ve got
to have an Outfit. I don’t mean that I need new clothes. I have plenty of clothes.
In plenty of sizes. Because I am an optimist. No, what I need is an Outfit ...
Reluctant Thespian by George Lester 12-15-04
first grade at Lorena Grade School was putting on a play. The students had been
selected to play various nursery rhyme characters. There was “Little Bo Peep”,
“Goldie Locks”, “Little Jack Horner” and many more. ..."Lottie
and the Tri-Motor Ford 12-1
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