Re: [gardeners] Texians

George Shirley (
Thu, 02 Jul 1998 14:39:16

At 02:24 PM 7/2/98 +0000, you wrote:
>Margaret wrote:
>> come on, Pat, of course you're homo sapiens.  Besides, you're an Idahooan
>> by birth. 
>Ma was unlucky enough not to be born in Texas. She was smart enough to 
>move there as a bride. Father's either a 3rd or 4th generation native 
>(right, Mother?), and I was born in the Great State, too (thanks, 
>Mother!). And I gotta state for the record that when it comes to all 
>things good that make a Texan, Mother is in the top 10. I know no finer 
>Catharine, who would offer as one essential visual definition of a Texan: 
>a Colt .45 hanging on the wall underneath a hand-lettered sign that says,  
>"We don't call 911" <bg>

Or the warning signs I had on the front and back doors and windows when I
lived in Houston. "These premises protected by Smith and Wesson." Just
below it was a sticker that my son added - "Our pit bull has Aids."