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How Texans in the Panhandle Stayed Warm in Winter

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A family's got to do what a family's got to do:

 

"How true was the expression: 'the windmill draws our water and the cows cut our wood.' The lowly cowchips around which I had at first tip-toed and raised my skirts held a place of high esteem."


----- early settler Mary Blankenship discusses the prairie's most abundant form of heating fuel at her family's new farm near Lubbock in 1902 in her autobiography, "The West is for Us"

Beauty is only skin deep but Texas is to the bone.

 
Posted : 26th December 2019 5:36 pm
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