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About texasdna

I love Texas and my Native American (mixed-blood) Indian heritage. It is all in my DNA!

To Kill or Not To Kill

Drought drives snake in for water-seeking mice. Help identify snake. Image via Wikipedia Tough question! It is 3 a.m. someone wakes you yelling, “What kind of snake is this? Do I kill it?” Sounds like a silly question to many, … Continue reading

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Trees suffer from drought

Last night I was watering late, after dark, in the tall grass I haven’t cut since I felt blessed to have any grass left. I am trying to save trees which are overstressed by extreme drought. I was wearing slide … Continue reading

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Drought Dearth

How can Texas recover from the serious drought it is enveloped in? How do you really spell drought/dearth? All I know is we need to pray now more than ever. And fasting will soon follow if we don’t receive the … Continue reading

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Texas Style Family Jamboree June 25 McAdams Chapel

Join us for fun, food, history and music. McAdams Chapel & Reunion Grounds 9am until 3pm. play 42 dominoes, attend a remembrance of Civil War Veterans and POW‘s. Music by Jacob Austin Band, BBQ silent auction and more. http://www.mcadams.org   www.jacob-austin.net Jackie … Continue reading

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Its a new day!

Rain finally came to our region of East Texas of the Brazos Valley. I had begun to think we were living out the story by Elmer Kelton, The Time It Never Rained. Thank God, we were refreshed. Some of the … Continue reading

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Indian Native American Texan

No matter how we are called, we know how to answer the call. Texas was joined by many Indians who helped fight for her struggle to independence. And even today, “we” Texans, Native Americans, Indians and all in between, continue … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Texans like to express themselves in our great state which is celebrating our 175th anniversary of Texas Independence. With all that is going on around the world it is nice to have deep roots and heritage not only in rich … Continue reading

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