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Unflagging Loyalty

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Guess what: Today, March 2, is Texas Independence Day. That day in 1836 is when Texas declared independence from Mexico and became its own republic. About ten years later it became the 28th state in the Union, but some of … Continue reading

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Texans On Ice

Tuesday morning, I woke up early and checked the weather on my phone. The temperature read “-0”. In other words, negative zero degrees F. “Negative zero? What does that even mean? Is it, like, colder than regular zero?” What a … Continue reading

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“Dear Texas…” – A Guest Post

Why should I whine about the sudden summer heat around here, when my friend Misty Ansted has already said it so well? With her kind permission, I present her open letter (which first appeared on her Facebook timeline over Memorial … Continue reading

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Potpourri

When the North Texas spring gives you flowers. . . . . . you get to use bluebonnet blossoms in your backyard-rose potpourri. I can’t begin to tell you how thankful I am that warm weather has finally arrived, but … Continue reading

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What Matters Most, by Kellie Coates Gilbert

I just finished reading Kellie Coates Gilbert’s What Matters Most. It’s a novel in her “Texas Gold” collection and I couldn’t wait to tell you about it. This Great Weekend Read features Leta Breckenridge, a smart, capable young woman living … Continue reading

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“Flash” [the Donkey], by Rachel Anne Ridge

Time for another look at my bookshelf! This is a bonus post because I wanted to squeeze it in right now, while Flash is hot off the press. Also the book is a great weekend read! Ridge, Rachel Anne. Flash: … Continue reading

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