Top Ten Christmas Customs of Texans
The Christmas season is here and it hits a little differently here in West Texas. There are traditions we Texans hold dear that you won't encounter anywhere else. Altogether these traditions define what makes the holiday season so special here in Texas.
What Does It Mean If You See A Texas House With Two Front Doors?
Until recently, I never heard of a house with two front doors. Whenever I have seen a home with two front doors, I naturally assumed it was a duplex or multi-family dwelling. A recent visit to a friend whose parents live in an old Texas farmhouse changed all that.
Flashing Headlights or Hazard Lights..En”LIGHT”ening Texas Law
It is the mantra of Texas Driving. "Drive Friendly, It's the Texas Way". So, where does flashing your headlights or driving with your emergency flashing lights on in bad weather fit into this?
What Year Round Daylight Savings Time Means for Texas
Here in Texas, our legislature has considered legislation on daylight saving time over 20 times since 1966. It has never passed. Who could possibly object? The answer might surprise you.
How Secret Tunnels, Intrigue and Illicit History Define San Angelo
Sure, there are those who say San Angelo is a quiet city. Its history is quite different. Some of the more interesting histories are beginning to see the light of day as tunnels are being discovered under the city.
Is It Illegal to Sleep in Your Car In Texas?
Try finding a hotel for less than one hundred dollars a night. Hotels used to be reasonably priced, but nowadays, like everything else, overnight accommodations are more expensive. WIth that in mind, there are no laws in Texas that prohibit sleeping in your car. There are some exceptions.
Why Thanksgiving is Better in Texas Than Anywhere Else
There is nothing plain or generic about a Texas Thanksgiving meal. No one adds more spice and flavor. Our food is a reflection of the many strong cultures that have blended to create a one-of-a-kind place. Dare we say it? In Texas Thanksgiving is just better.
Texas Is NOT #1 When It Comes To Pickup Ownership
Of all vehicles on the roads in this country, 16.6% are pickup trucks. Although, they are far more popular in some states than others. Surely, as a percentage of total vehicles on the roads, Texas is number one, right? Wrong. Prepare to have your mind blown
Attention Prospectors, There’s Gold in Them “Thar” Texas Hills
While gold can be found in some specific locations in Texas, it is not known for its abundant gold deposits. Even so there are some locations in Texas known for producing gold .
Texas Man Scares the “Bejeebies” Out Of Walmart Shoppers
It is definitely the season when people get crazy. Halloween season brings out innocent spooks and the crazies. Apparently, someone acting a little crazy has been arrested in Texarkana, Texas. By the way, we don't recommend walking around with a hatchet in your pants.