From Missouri, we made it through Oklahoma, panhandle of Texas and ended in New Mexico. We left mid-morning after breakfast with my family, and headed out down Hill Billy Lane. 132 more words
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Barack Obama becomes a lame-duck president officially on Nov. 5, the day after the midterm elections.
He in fact became such the moment he won re-election in November 2012, given that the Constitution prohibits him from running for a third term. 320 more words
Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch and Girls Town is a legendary institution in the Texas Panhandle.
I’ve concluded that one of the things that contributes to that legend is a two-day rodeo held each year at the ranch, which is about 34 miles northwest of Amarillo in one of the prettiest regions of the Texas Panhandle. 326 more words
The soil and climate are best adapted to the growth of Cotton, Sugar, Corn, potatoes &c, which grow very luxuriantly. Fruit peculiar to this climate or latitude can be raised without any difficulty--the peach, pear, plumb, fig, grape, pomegranite, quince, apricot, orange, lemon, banana &c. &c. are at present growing in the colony and I am informed do remarkably well--for melons, pumpkins, squashes, cucumbers, and all vines it surpasses any country I ever saw--you have but to plant them and you have almost a certainty of a plentiful harvest...
Whether you came to Texas at the behest of the first impressario of Anglo settlement of the most unusual spot under the heavens, at the beginning of the 20th century to turn a dessert into a garden in west Texas or in the 21st century to escape the taxes and madness of the blue states the one thing you may be very sure of is than between the promoters and speculators you have been lied to about the land you bought. 423 more words