By Robin Cole
"The sunlight shot throughout the threatening typhoon clouds, making golden the road prior to me. I crossed the country line?it was once a paranormal experience?my hair received immense, I obtained my accessory again, I laughed out loud, and that i used to be BORN back TEXAN!"
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Extra info for Born Again Texan!: A Newcomer's Guide to Texas
Although some may think of Texans as being braggarts, we really don't care much for folks who "put on airs," "get biggity," "uppity," "get on their high horse," or act like they're in "high cotton,'' meaning rich. " Texans want to make themselves perfectly clear. " Reach me that Hand me that Reach me the catsup, pleap Diddly squat Worthless He ain't worth diddly squat. " Mighty Very That's a mighty purty dress, Ma'am. Right Very That's a right purty dress, Ma'am. Plum Very That's a plum purty dress, Ma'am.
Texans do not use turn indicators. We have never cottoned much to giving indications about just what we may do next. That would kinda take the fun out of it. Texans may turn from any lane, at any timewaving and smiling all the way. Speed limits are not to be taken literally except when going through small towns or in school zones. We take those very seriously. Our highway patrol officers are very friendly and helpful. They will listen to why you were speedinglike you needed to get to a bathroom, or you were running out of gas and were hurrying to the fillin' station, or maybe you think you left Jr.
Well, if you just let me eat my supper, I'll be happy to lead you on over yonder. You come on and join us now. " Page 29 Let's Fly Away! Now the South Texas heat has been known to make folks crazy, but there's crazy and there's real crazy. We have always wondered if pilots' brains are wired pretty much like bull riders. Back in 1951 some might have questioned the sanity of a former World War II Army Air Corps flight instructor when he purchased a surplus Curtiss P-40 Warhawk. Then in 1957 he sweet-talks four of his buddies into joining him in the purchase of a P-51 Mustang.