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Why Would Anyone Want to Move to Texas?

Originally written in 1999, I think it’s time to resurrect this piece from the archives Some People Think We’ve Lost Our Minds (Why would you ever want to leave Marin?) ©1999 Warren P. Harris As a result of a family get-together in Dallas last year, my beloved and I have decided to pull up stakes…
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This Day in Texas History: Battle of Concepción Ignites Siege of Bexar

This Day in Texas History: Battle of Concepción Ignites Siege of Bexar October 28, 1835 On this day in 1835, Texans and Mexicans skirmished near San Antonio at the battle of Concepción, the opening engagement in the siege of Bexar. Some ninety Texans under the command of James Bowie and James W. Fannin, Jr., defeated…
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