Tagged: Texas

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23 Reasons to Mourn Dublin Dr Pepper

Dublin Dr Pepper is a Texas staple. Ever since soda manufacturers switched from cane sugar to high fructose corn syrup, the Dublin bottling plant has made a name selling soda with Imperial Sugar. Unfortunately,...

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The Wonders of DFW Airport

DFW Airport is one of the most fascinating places I’ve ever visited. Not necessarily the most fun, but fascinating nonetheless. I really wish I could spend a couple of days exploring it, but in...

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Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg, Texas

Recently I posted pictures of my 2009 trip to Fredericksburg, Texas. While down there, I stayed in a cabin and saw some beautiful countryside. And while there are some good wineries in the region,...

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Fredericksburg, Texas: Oktober 2009

In the mid-1800s, a large number of Germans settled the Hill Country around Austin and San Antonio. Since then, they’ve assimilated with Texan/American culture, but they still celebrate their German heritage. No where is...

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The State Fair at Sunset

In the fall, when the temperature in Texas drops below ninety degrees, people in Dallas head out to festivals and outdoor gatherings. The biggest of these is the State Fair of Texas. Like any...

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Downtown Dallas: Main Street

I’ve lived near Downtown Dallas for a number of years now, and I never seem to tire of the Dallas skyline. There’s just something magical about the way that the glass towers jut out...

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The 2010 Texas State Fair

The Texas State Fair starts this weekend here in Dallas, Texas. It’s always a big to-do around here — definitely one of the perks of living in North Texas. It’s always a treat to...

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Ninety Degree Fall in Texas

Fall in Texas is an interesting thing. After several months of summer, The hellish heat is finally at an end, And the city awakens from its summer siesta. The August heat here is brutally...