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Postcards make staying home fun
I totally love getting postcards. They are a sometimes trite communication: Having a great time. Wish you were here. That
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Little Stories
A marvelous sojourn at the John C. Campbell Folkschool introduced Lucy to Artist Trading Cards. “ATC’s”, as our instructor (the
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The Stars at Night …
Texicans are generally ornery folks, and they are especially possessive about their history. Icons of our heritage include ‘Country and
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Cowboy
The Fagans were cowboys, one and all. It was their way of life. Khakis and Levis were the uniform of
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Under the Stars
Cowboy (and cowgirl) transportation was the horse. The story this card hints at is of the wild mustangs that roamed
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Texas Strangers
To a Texan, having a Texas Ranger in your family is almost like being kin to John Wayne! It’s holy.
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Victoria
The epicenter of ranch life in this part of South Texas was Victoria, one of the larger towns in the
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Branded
Texana Clark was only 16 when Peter left for the Civil War. She waited for him. They were married when
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The Church
Religion played an important part in the lives of these early Texicans. Irish Cathlics fit perfectly within the colonization scheme
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In the Stars
Death is in the stars for each of us, though on the prairie it often came sooner than expected. Native
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