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From: GEN-PICS <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Off subject-Smiths and Jones
Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 05:16:43 -0500
Yes, I am very familiar with West Texas. Born in Sweetwater and live in Odessa. My AR line came into TX and went to Bosque and Coryell Counties and then headed west as far as Alpine and Valentine. South Texas is whole other state to us. Haven't been there in 15+ years.
A Real Texan
> In a message dated 5/23/01 8:18:57 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> I am the 7th generation to live in TX, but I do have 2 college degrees.
> Don't judge us all by George as he's really a Yankee in disguise. Remember
> Kennebuckport in Maine? >>
> I like Bush and he is what I have seen Texans to be like and he has lived
> his adult life in Texas. I am a Yankee too and had fabulous language skills
> when I was up north. It is this laid back life on the Island that gets you.
> Course, I also lived in Amarillo, Lubbock, San Antonio and Austin. :) West
> Texas is a breed all of it's own. Spent some time in really west Texas in
> oil and gas country. I have only been here on the island 10 years and have 3
> generations that have lived here. My Aunt is 93 and she has lived in
> Plainview all those years. She is now in Snyder and really sharp. But, she
> is in my Francis Scott Key line so not in my Izard -Jones line. Well, talk
> later. Juantia
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