Slight error in judgement. I know, I know…it rarely happens 😉 so when it does, it is the job of the BFF to, of course, call me on it.
Remember yesterday’s post about the ABCs of Shez? Well, if you read it and then all the comments you would have seen my egregious error, which is that T is always for Texas (that is a direct quote from the niece). Now, I know that you know that I know that you know that I know that T is always for Texas, so I thought it okay to list something else for T–silly, silly Shez. Obviously too much beer (or perhaps not enough beer?). Regardless, my other family (aka BFF’s family) decided to help “remind” me of my roots and the error of my ways and came up with their own ABCs–all about TEXAS! It is just too fabulous to leave in the comment section where you may or may not ever see it.
So grab your beer and enjoy 🙂
Girl, let me be the first to tell you Texas IS what makes you interesting! So because we love you and see that you have lost your way Dad, Becca, Chelle, Lizzie, & I came up with a little something to help you back on the path home to TEXAS.
THE ABC’s of TEXAS:
A = ALAMO because that is where it all began. AUSTIN the capital of the greatest state in our nation. AMARILLO well because that’s where your other family lives. ARMADILLO.
B = BBQ; BLUEBONNETS; BUFFS(aloes) BOOTS and lets not forget BLUE BELL ICE CREAM
C = COWBOYS the ranching kind, the western bar kind, & the ones in Dallas with a big blue star! CADILLAC RANCH; COWS; & COUNTRY MUSIC.
D = DALLAS, it’s called the big D for a reason; DEER; DANCING; DONT MESS WITH TEXAS; DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS; DESERT; (& Becca & Chelle remind you of the DEAD cow hit with their truck)
E = out in the west Texas town of EL PASO…; The EYES OF TEXAS ARE UPON YOU
F = FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS. Yes folks it’s real; FOOTBALL; FREDERICKSBURG; FORT WORTH (because George asked if it crossed your mind); FRIENDLY
G = GIANT because everything’s bigger in Texas; & GUITARS as in the only two things in life that make it worth living…; GILLEY’S; GALVESTON; & GIG ‘EM
H = HOME SWEET TEXAS; HILL COUNTRY; HOUSTON; HORNEY TOADS; & HOOK ‘EM
I = INDEPENDENCE
J = JOHNSON as in Lady Bird; & our LBJ; & JACKRABBIT
K = KINGS RANCH
L = LONE STAR STATE; LONGHORNS; LADY BIRD; & LUCKENBACH (because Everybody’s Somebody)
M = MARGARITA; MUSIC; MOCKING BIRD; MEXICAN FOOD
N = NIGHT SKIES (as in The Stars at Night are Big & Bright…); & NASA
O = OIL (as in black gold Texas T) OUTLAWS (the originals)
P = PECAN TREES; PECAN PIE; mmmm; PICK UP TRUCK; PLAINS; & PALO DURO CANYON
Q = QUANAH PARKER; QUARRIES;
R = RIO GRANDE; RODEO; RAILROAD; RANCHES; RANGERS (baseball & lawmen) & RATTLESNAKES
S = SAN ANTONIO; SPURS; SHINER; SIX FLAGS; SCHLITTERBAHN!!!
T = TEXAS (T is always for TEXAS) (Lizzie said “it’s what you should have put in the first place!!!)
U = UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS
V = VILLA (as in Taco Villa); VENISON
W = WILLIE (you got this one but mistakenly put it under N, to those of us in the know it’s just WILLIE). WIND, WILDFLOWERS
X = XIT RANCH
Y = YELLOW ROSE; Y’ALL;
Z = ZZ TOP; & a ZILLION REASONS TO LOVE TEXAS!!!!
2 thoughts on “Home Sweet Home”
They forgot an important one under d-DESSERTS because we have the best desserts ever: Blue Bell ( yes, it counts twice), flan, fried ice cream, Fredericksburg peach cobbler, all other cobblers, pies galore, and Blue Bell again.
I think counting Blue Bell three times is a good start! 😉