Texas is a state where residents take great pride in their heritage. With the saying, “everything is bigger in Texas” it should not be surprising to learn this state is larger than many countries around the world. Not a single country in Europe is bigger, and if it were it’s own country, it would rank the 40th largest in the world.
Hollywood’s Oscar award is so named after a Texas man named Oscar Pierce. His niece worked in Hollywood at the time the award was fashioned and is quoted as saying, “… that looks just like my Uncle Oscar”.
While it is common to think of the mid-west as the area most frequented by tornados, it is Texas that has the most each season. This state averages almost 140 tornados a year.
Texas has its own style of popular snack foods...Read More