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The Next Best Thing To Time Travel

When you’re researching historical fiction, it would be so much easier to just rev up the Time Machine. 521 more words

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In 1541, Francisco Vazquez de Coronado wrote to Charles I, King of Spain, describing for the first time the Llano Estacado or Staked Plains.  The Llano is a high tableland extending across much of the Texas panhandle and eastern  New Mexico.  139 more words

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Texas: Fredericksburg and Austin

There was a sense of urgency about this Texas trip: it would be my last for a little while. At the end of July, I packed up and moved back to my home state of Alabama to take a new job at the… 156 more words

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Heading for Dover Delaware

Leaving Williamsburg VA for Delaware. I am fascinated with tunnels especially if they go under water. Where we live in the Texas panhandle you have to drive an hour or so to get to any lake big enough to get a boat on it. 84 more words

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Today in Texas History - July 22

From the Annals of the Weeklies –  In 1887, Henry Harold Brookes published the first edition of the  Panhandle Herald.    The Herald is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the Texas Panhandle. 30 more words

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Camping With the Kids

We drove over to the kids house so we could convoy together. of course Mama wanted a selfie together with the grandkids. We had a 400 mile drive through the Texas Panhandle, New Mexico, and into Colorado. 70 more words

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Report: Train Didn't Heed Stop Signal In Deadly Texas Wreck

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DALLAS (AP) — A train failed to heed a stop signal before it barreled head-on into another freight train last month in the Texas Panhandle, killing three, according to a preliminary federal report released Thursday. 507 more words