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Counting Down To Delivery

On a slow boat from China… Well buckaroos and buckarettes, we are getting closer to delivery of the second printing of Texas As I See It with every passing day. Here’s the timeline: Currently there are 3,000 copies of this incredibly popular coffee table book on a boat somewhere in the Pacific Ocean headed for…
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Texas As I See It

Pre-Ordering for 2nd Printing Starts Today

Well buckaroos and buckarettes, it’s been a long road, but today marks a milestone. The first printing of Texas As I See It sold all 3,000 copies in 3 years.  We have had so much else going on that we just could not commit the resources to a reprint.  Until NOW. Endorsed by Ebby Halliday…
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Finally Some News On a Reprint

Well, it’s been over 3 years since we ran out of books. Finally we are on track for reprinting volume 1 of Texas As I See It Currently we should be receiving another 3,000 books sometime after the first of the year.  As soon as we have an order placed, I will have a pre-order…
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Texas Shaped Waffles Are Fun – and Delicious!

Our grandsons Ryan and Tyler are native Texans and I humor them in any interest they show in their native state, history and minutiae.  If grandpa has anything to say about it, these boys will grow up to be proud Texans with a good knowledge of this amazing state. When the kids recently discovered Texas…
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This Day in Texas History: Alamo Survivor Dies

This Day in Texas History: Alamo Survivor Dies October 7, 1883 On this day in 1883, Susanna Wilkerson Dickinson, survivor of the Alamo, died in Austin. The Tennessee native married Almaron Dickinson in 1829 and moved to Gonzales, Texas, in 1831. Susanna’s only child, Angelina Elizabeth Dickinson, was born in 1834. Her husband went off…
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Today’s Notable Texan: Sly Stone

Apparently a lot of people aren’t aware of of the fact that Sly Stone is a native Texan.  That’s right, the immensely talented and controversial performer born Sylvester Stewart on May 15, 1943, was born in Denton, Texas, but his family moved away around the time he was three months old. Born into a very religious family…
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This Day in Texas History: “Bandit Queen” Marries for the Last Time

This Day in Texas History: “Bandit Queen” Marries for the Last Time June 5, 1880 On this day in 1880, Myra Maybelle (Belle) Shirley Reed, the “Bandit Queen,” married her second, or possibly third, husband, Sam Starr, in the Cherokee Nation. Belle Starr was born near Carthage, Missouri, in 1848. During the Civil War her…
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Many of Our Images in Pencil Skirts

We have more than one fulfillment company that handles applying our vast library of images to a variety of products.  Just recently they started offering pencil skirts as an option and of course we hopped right on it and started engineering images for this medium. All you gals know that a spectacular pencil skirt is…
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Art Show Reception May 8th at North Haven Gallery

Art Show Reception! Please join us May 8th from 4-6:30pm for a reception at North Haven Gardens Gallery. Come on down and visit. May 8, 2015 4pm – 6:30pm The Gallery at North Haven Gardens 7700 Northhaven Rd Dallas, TX 75230 214-363-5316

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