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I Am From Texas

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    I'd like to find friends in Texas. I hope I'm posting this in the right section.
    MomOfJason MomOfJason 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2009

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    It's Thanksgiving Day In East Texas

    It's that time- Thanksgiving Day in East Texas-2010 edition. A cold front is moving in today. Leaves are falling and swirling with every gust of north wind. (The trees are finally full of color.) The family is gathered. Ahhh, the sounds of a happy family, excited to just be all...
    HappyTexan HappyTexan 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2010

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    A Texas Kind Of Christmas

    We have had so many great Christmas' in our home. When I start thinking back, the good memories almost overtake me like a big Texas flood! I can remember those Christmas' from my early childhood, before my Grandfather died (Iwas 7 when he died). All through my life, Christmas was...
    HappyTexan HappyTexan 56-60, M Nov 20, 2010

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    Herbst Hochzeit Ideen Und Farben Mischen Gekonnt

    Herbst kühl, Wogende Wellen des Weizens im Wind bringt ein Platzen der Duft in der kühlen Jahreszeit, Hochzeit Farbe sollte wie zu mischen und Hochzeit Ideen wie man spielt? Unten, vielleicht möchten Sie die Zitronengelb verwenden, symbolisiert Ernte um die kreative Hochzeit...
    reginaelovesshop reginaelovesshop 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 8, 2013

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    CalTex Gal

    Still live in San Diego - plan to keep home there - but fell in love with Frisco! Bought a new house and leased it out for two years then bought another new house and am living in it when I am wearing my boots! Born In Philly, raised in the deep south of Louisiana, lived the past...
    FriscoFilly FriscoFilly 56-60, F Feb 20, 2008

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    Only In Texas

    My mother was taking lunch to my father,as he worked picking grapefruit for a local farmer..My mother told me this story: She went to have lunch with my father,,packed up food and something to drink and off she went..Meet up with him in the middle of the orchard He was picking...
    YouWhoRainDancer YouWhoRainDancer 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2010

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    ATX

    Austin is the best town in Texas, hands down.  Anyone disagree?  It has more greenspace and is close to a lot of lakes and rivers.  Lots of music and a downtown scene unlike anywhere else in Texas.  Plus the people are cool and less pretentious than in...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 26 Responses Aug 29, 2007

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    Yee Haw

    I'm from Houston and it is still near & dear to me, even though I left in 2004.  At first, I was so sad to leave because that is my hometown, after all, and that's where the majority of my friends & family lives.  And, although I still miss it, I am happy in...
    hippieheart hippieheart 41-45, F Dec 21, 2007

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    God Bless Texas!

    I got this e-mail forwarded to me by TexasLily...I loved it, so I figured I'd post it on here for all my fellow Texans! God Bless Texas!  :)       Have you ever looked at a map of the world? Look at Texas with me just for a second. That picture, with...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 12 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    Plainview

    im from plainview. anyone near here?
    misa92 misa92 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 16, 2013

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    Back to My Roots.

    I was born In Texas near the ocean and lived there until I was eight but have never been able to stop calling it home so next year it's back to the lone star state for me.
    fairygrrlbobbi fairygrrlbobbi 18-21, F Nov 13, 2008

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    The Only State I've Ever Lived In

    i was born in alice, tx....spent my early ears in beeville, tx.....started school in corpus christi, tx.....finished school in orange grove, tx......moved out of my parents house and back to corpus christi, tx......hated the city so i moved to sandia, tx.......lost my...
    antiyou antiyou 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 30, 2008

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    Texas May Be Where It'S At For Me

    Lived in WA state for a few years and it was way to dreary and overcast the whole dang time. It was always misting so the ground was constantly squishy. It did have the beautiful smell of pines all the time and due to the constant mist everything was a lively green. However can...
    silentbanter silentbanter 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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    Houston is my hometown!

    ! So far, I,'ve been in cities in southeast Texas. I want to see the rest.
    djag2007 djag2007 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    O Texas, My Texas

    Texas, Texas, Texas is the best place in the world.We got Christians, longhorns, cowboys, and beautiful cowgirls.You better not mess with Texas unless you wanna get your butt kicked,Your legs roped together, get drug across a field, and get a lone star branded on your side.You...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 12 Responses Nov 24, 2007

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    I Am From TX

    The group title pretty much says it all. I was born and raised in a small town right outside Houston till I joined the Army in 96. Since being in the Army I have lived there again twice. I was stationed at Ft Hood for 4 yrs and then I recruited in Houston for 3 yrs. I do like...
    armyguy03 armyguy03 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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    Born

    I was born in the city of Houston, Harris County at Lyndon B Johnson Hospital. I stayed there until I was 6 months old and went back to visit a couple of times as a young child. The rest of my life I have lived in Virginia. I did just go and visit my family in Texas back in...
    brwneyedbeauty brwneyedbeauty 18-21, F Aug 15, 2009

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    Uhg

    I am from Houston Texas, born and still-here. I actually live about 45 minutes south or so of it, but... that's close enough. I think we are by far the best state in these united states. Everyone should be jealous, and they probably are. But the real point of my rant-thingy...
    theybrainwashedinky theybrainwashedinky 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2008

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    Once a Texan, Always a Texan

    I was born in Austin and spent the first ten years of life there. I've only been back to visit once, but Texas has a special place in my heart. I do still consider myself a Texan, despite having lived in California for almost as long as I lived in Texas. When people ask me where...
    NurseJello NurseJello 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 22, 2008

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    Tx Girl

    born and rasied right here in the long star state well born in dallas rasied in east tx
    metalchick metalchick 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2008

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    Happy Texas Independence Day ! Ya'll.........

      The Texas Declaration of Independence (March 2, 1836)   The Texas Declaration of Independence was produced, literally, overnight. Its urgency was paramount, because while it was being prepared, the Alamo in San Antonio was under seige by Santa Anna's army of Mexico...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M Mar 2, 2012

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    I Love Texas!

    Born in MIdland, raised in Van and Tyler, went to A&M in Galvestion and UT Tyler (am I confused?  Is there a law against being an Aggie AND a Longhorn? 8 years in California working for a huge Naval Base in middle of desert (figure that one out!) back to...
    lancea lancea 51-55, M Mar 6, 2010

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    All My Life...

    ..I've lived in Texas. ...I'm not one of those Texans who thinks the rest of the country is inferior. I do like Texas a lot, but I sometimes wonder if I would like life better somewhere else... ...it's a fantastic state to be in during the winter months... it's not a fantastic...
    OMGitsRiley OMGitsRiley 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    Texas Born...

    texas born texas bred and when i die i'll be texas dead. i've heard that my entire life my dad used to say it and now my brother says it. but one time when i was little i asked my brother what it meant he said that i was born in texas(true) raised in texas (true) and that i...
    imXhereXbutXyouXdontXseeXme imXhereXbutXyouXdontXseeXme 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 22, 2008

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    Tex-mex

    Born and raise in San Antonio living in Beaumont Texas, had to move because I was having too much of a good time, glad I did because I have a good job and I mature, best thing i did, still visit San Antonio to see family and to eat good Mexican food.
    AFOXTX6767 AFOXTX6767 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 28, 2010

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    When?......

    When are you guys going to produce another down and dirty female blues singer like Janis Joplin? I mean, my God it's been 30 odd years since she passed. You KNOW she can only come from Texas....we are not talkin about Delta Blues here...and not that Allman Bros Georgia stuff...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 23, 2009

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    South Texas Girl!

    I am from Texas and I feel like Sandy Cheeks from Spongebob! I am absurdly proud of my heritage and that if any one tries to say something bad about home, I go beserk! I moved to the strange land of Oregon 12 years ago and I make the best beer joint enchiladas in the west. I miss...
    wifeofbipo wifeofbipo 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 12, 2008

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    Always and Forever

    I was born here, and I plan on dieing here. I love Houston, although I don't always love the heat and humidity.
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2007

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    Got to love the bipolar weather ,

    foggy , cold rainy sunny hot all in one day it's only the afternoon .
    RichardCrane RichardCrane 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 11

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    Born Here And Looking To Move On

    Well I was born in Hereford tx, moved to 3 different states and manage to hit Amarillo...wont lie with all the fires that are happening close to home I am ready to move somewhere else that does not have soo much heat. 
    silverlycan13 silverlycan13 22-25, F 2 Responses May 31, 2011

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    What Is Your Texas Thanksgiving Tradition?

    I think it would be fun to hear from all you great Texans out there about your traditions at Thanksgiving. I'm sure some of our Thanksgiving activities are the same, but probably we all have those "special" things we do. Our household has a few things we do to make the day...
    HappyTexan HappyTexan 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 22, 2010

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    Texas Earthquake

    All right, seriously, what the **** kind of weird pre-apocalypse 2012 bullshit is going on here? Saturday, I'm doing what would would expect a virulent young stud such as myself would do -- playing Wii -- when all of the sudden there is this booming sound and the house shakes...
    Donner1701 Donner1701 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 1, 2011

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    Houston

    I am from Texas and will always be from Texas no matter how far I will travel. I will always be proud to be from Texas!
    iheartpajamas iheartpajamas 18-21 2 Responses Aug 6, 2008

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    Born &Amp; Raised

    Born in Dallas at Charlton Methodist hospital on the Nineteenth of January year nineteen-ninety six. When I was six months old we left our home in Lancaster, tx to move to our new home in Red River county. Avery, tx was my home for sixteen years up until I moved up to to Desoto...
    TexanSasquatch TexanSasquatch 18-21, M Jun 29, 2013

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    I Hate Texas More Each Day...

    My husband and I moved here four years ago from Arizona.  I had been in AZ for 25 years and wanted a change - less cactus and maybe a little of the Gulf.  But my decision was wrong and from the beginning it has been dreadful (even though my sister has lived here for 30...
    texasnomore texasnomore 51-55 3 Responses Aug 12, 2009

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    Rio Grande Valley!

    I just started a blog and in it i talk about my awesome life in the southest part of the united states! (not including Hawaii or u.s territories) I'm new at it and would love to hear back from my peeps from ep;) check it out? hornstoholdupmyhalo.blogspot.com
    HornsToHoldUpMyHalo HornsToHoldUpMyHalo 13-15, F Dec 16, 2011

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    I Miss Texas

    For the next year I am stuck here in Italy, but I am a Texan, born and raised. I miss everything about it. All my family lives throughout the state, so I miss them a lot. I also miss Blue Bell, Whataburger, El Chico, Panchos, Casa Ole. Now that I think of it, I miss the food a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 20, 2009

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    Fifteen Years

    Loved living in TX. The food, the sights, the state of mind. Whether we were tubing the Komal River or dancing in Gruene Hall, or walking thru the Houston Art Car Parade, or walking the beaches on South Padre for miles, it was a great state. The spring Blue Bonnetts and Indian...
    ohnudeone ohnudeone 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 16, 2009

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    Another Year Past, And It's Thanksgiving Again

    I can hardly believe it's been a year since last Thanksgiving. Time is flying by! We have a house full of company- family on my wife's side, plus 2 of my kids and 2 of my grand kids. So, everyone is trying to figure out who is sleeping where. It is interesting. I have a turkey on...
    HappyTexan HappyTexan 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 24, 2011

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    It's A State Of Mind

    Texas- just the mere mention of the name evokes all kinds of thoughts and emotions. Those of us from Texas get all tingling. Those who long to be from Texas or in Texas get all teary-eyed. And those who are displaced Texans get all nostalgic. Not many other places make you feel...
    HappyTexan HappyTexan 56-60, M 4 Responses Nov 16, 2010

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    It's Really East!

    I am from Central Texas...at least I thought I was. For the first time ever, I drove into west Texas- all the way to El Paso. I've never seen so many oil rigs and wind turbines- and MOUNTAINS! One never really grasps the enormity of the state until having to spend an entire day...
    annasteve annasteve 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 10, 2012

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    Wondering Bout The Law

    I am wondering how the law of divorce is in texas if no kids are invold but ownership of real estate? I really dont want to go in to anymore information then that.
    silverlycan13 silverlycan13 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 5, 2013

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