Musings

Texas Leanings

  I’ve been doing some genealogy and have discovered I am a fifth generation Texan on three different sides. This is fairly uncommon in Texas because we weren’t a state until 1845, and the population of Texas is growing at an unprecedented rate with folks arriving from all over. Texas is a big place, roughly…

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Getting Real

I came across this passage today from the Velveteen Rabbit and it really touched me. Thought I would share.       “What is REAL? Does it hurt?” asked the Rabbit. “Sometimes,” said the Skin Horse, for he was always truthful. “When you are Real you don’t mind being hurt.” “Does it happen all at…

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