Category Archives: Texas

Texas A&M Class of ’73

I wear a university class ring. It isn’t mine. I bought it off eBay six years ago. The words ‘Texas A&M University 1876’ encircle an eagle protected by a shield with the year ’73. The name ‘Clark Chisum’ is etched … Continue reading

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A Town Called Contentment

The summer sun was relentless as it burned down on Jose and Albert. It was Albert’s idea to start a landscaping business after college. They’d been at it two months and already they were regretting the idea. “I’m melting,” moaned … Continue reading

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Texas Know-how

Cody was from Texas. That was a particular point of pride. He knew how the rest of the world viewed Texans, but, like most Texans, he didn’t care. Moving from Kerrville, Texas for Toronto, Ontario, Canada for his senior year … Continue reading

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Don’t Mess With Texas

Cody was from Texas. That was a particular point of pride. He knew how the rest of the world viewed Texans, but, like most Texans, he didn’t care. Moving from Kerrville, Texas for Toronto, Ontario, Canada for his senior year … Continue reading

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Gas Pump

It was the kind of a sultry night Cecil had come to expect from Central Texas. Being an outsider, Cecil had done his best to blend in. He pulled into Austin on I-35 after a long day at university. His … Continue reading

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Hector- today’s storypraxis prompt

The following is a brief history of Hector, Texas, population 866. The town was established in 1845 by decorated Texas war hero Aloyisious Hector. Captain Hector rose to prominence at the battle of Peyote Springs in the summer of 1843. … Continue reading

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