Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Authentic Texas Dude Ranch

The very first time you see a cowboy or cowgirl riding a fast horse, herding livestock, and roping cattle you think to yourself… I want to do that! Well wait no longer my friends. The Rancho Cortez Dude Ranch will … Continue reading

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The First Time the US Flag Flies in Texas

There is nothing more beautiful than seeing the Texas State flag flying along side the United States flag: our colors are unified and the symbol of freedom and liberty are embedded in them both equally. The United States flag was … Continue reading

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More Cowbell Please [VIDEO]

Let’s face it, the cowbell is the most underrated instrument in all of music. Whether you’re playing classical, jazz, blues, rock, rap, or pop music the cowbell is always the first instrument to be overlooked. And yet, the cowbell possesses the … Continue reading

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Celebrating a Texas Christmas in July

The month of July is the halfway point for old Saint Nick to produce enough toys for every good kid around the world. While Santa is working hard in the North Pole to meet his quota for 2013, we here … Continue reading

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Yee-Haw and Ho-Ho-Ho in the Texas Summer Must Mean Christmas in July.

In the 1940 movie Christmas in July Jimmy MacDonald, an office clerk, loved participating in contests hoping to one day win a fortune, and to marry the love of his life. In the movie MacDonald attempts to win the Maxford House Coffee … Continue reading

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The Perot Museum of Nature and Science

If you’ve driven through the city of Dallas lately you probably seen a very awkward and weird looking building that stands out from all the other buildings in the skyline. It’s the kind of “weird” that makes you wonder… what’s … Continue reading

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Keep Calm and Beat the Texas Heat

The temperatures in Texas have been topping off in the triple digits lately, that’s normal for time of the year. To beat the heat you’re probably tempted, like most people, to grab the first ice cold glass of water, ice-tea, … Continue reading

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