ago today Texasdeclared its independence from Mexico and became the Republic of Texas.  We were a sovereign nation before joining the Union by treaty which is why the Texas flag flies at the same height as Old Glory.  We have a rich history of brave men and women whose fortitude, independence and maybe just downright stubbornness have given us our reputation of pride and a love for our state that runs deep in our hearts.

From the Great Plains to the Gulf Coast, the Big Bend to the Piney Woods we are a state of diverse climates and culture.  I am a Texan born and bred!  If I could live anywhere in the world, I still would choose Texas.  Give me land, lots of land with starry skies above.  Don’t fence me in!

This one is a rerun but one of my favorites about my favorite part of…

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. flyoverhere
    Mar 02, 2012 @ 10:38:51

    Thanks for reflagging me conservativehillbilly!


  2. flyoverhere
    Mar 02, 2012 @ 10:39:48

    that was supposed to be ‘reblogging’ hate it when that happens!


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