Category Archives: Texana

In Memory of Charlie Yates, A Real Texan

It is with great sadness that I tell you of the passing of my friend, Charlie Yates unexpectedly left the chains of this earth this past week.  When I had a question about Texas, I could count on him to … Continue reading

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Christmas Under the Six Flags of Texas

The oldest holiday celebrated in Texas is Christmas.   As Texas grew under the six flags each nation brought their own customs and traditions for celebrating Christmas. You would be hard pressed to name another holiday that enjoys as many traditions … Continue reading

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Remember the Alamo!

Today we celebrate and honor the lives of true heroes who gave the most precious gift of all; their lives. 176 years ago this day, nearly 200 men fought to the death on the walls of a broken down old … Continue reading

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Christmas Under the Six Flags of Texas

Christmas is upon us once again. Each family has their own family traditions as it should be. Have you ever thought why we celebrate Christmas the way we do here in Texas?  I’d like to share with you how each … Continue reading

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