13 DAYS TO GLORY – Novel by Lon Tinkle

He was born on March day, in Dallas. His career as a writer and teacher spanned fifty-four years, beginning in 1942. He is best known for his books (especially those which focused on younger readers), as Thirteen Days to Glory /The Siege of the Alamo, The Cowboy Reader and The Key to Dallas. He was a member of the Philosophical ...

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HEAVEN MELT THE RIME, OVER TEXAS

TOPOGRAPHY – Poetry by Sharon Olds After we flew across the country we got in bed, laid our bodies delicately together, like maps laid face to face, East to West, my San Francisco against your New York, your Fire Island against my Sonoma, my New Orleans deep in your Texas, your Idaho bright on my Great Lakes, my Kansas burning ...

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ON THE ROADS OF TEXAS – Where Heaven, sometimes has the color of rust

Big Bend National Park is on the border between the US and Mexico, a fantastic nature reserve consists of 90% desert. Beautiful landscapes are in every corner of this park through the Chisos Mountains, but we have not made this long detour south, preferring to get back in Texas at another time, devoting time and enthusiasm to the visit of ...

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TEXAS SONGS

Cadillac Ranch – Bruce Springsteen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SoTjkeoyr1E Ain’t No Honky Tonks in Jail – Texas American Country Music https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVI-SRgGz9w Texas Country MusicMix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVb8aYa68iY Austin Texas – Live Music https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hvkKgeYQls Slaid Cleaves – Texas Love Song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0rkzQzEScg

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NIGHT’S THRILL – Sinkholes / Page by the novel

……………………………… The thrill was a euphoric state normally caused by drugs that Jacques had not taken that night, but figuratively it could also indicate excitement and elation. Intense feeling and emotion of immense joy within let swallow an abyss in him. Love, which Jacques felt on the fourth floor of a building on the outskirts of Bratislava, broke the spell ...

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LISTENING TO THE BREATH OF NEW MEXICO

Taos Pueblo, Native American song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8-miNPmlwE Mescalero Apache War Dance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pef6ktVa_6o Squaw Dance Song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYJz6oFcEFg Flamenco Dance Performance in Sandoval County, New Mexico https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-b0o0GRw4c Gene Booth New Mexico’s Country Music Legend https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Inz23hC6wUcù

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THE SEA OF GRASS – By Conrad Richter

He simply tells how he thinks things were for both Indians and whites, in a hard time of violence and danger and change on a raw frontier. He was an American novelist, whose lyrical work is concerned largely with life on the American frontier in various periods. Conrad Michael Richter, as a child, he lived with his family in several ...

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BEAUTIFUL DREAMS IN NEW MEXICO

EVENING IN NEW MEXICO – Poetry by Andrew Downing Far off the Rio Grande crawls, a silver serpent in the sand. And sweetly, softly, slowly falls the shade of twilight on the land. The mockingbird, that all the day has piped, entangling note with note, in merry song, and roundelay, has quelled the lyrics in his throat. In meditation, buried ...

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THE SNACK WAS REALLY QUICK – The Last Row / Page by the novel

……………………………….. The snack was really quick. I look at the time on the bell tower in Piazza Tre Marteri, it is nearly one o’clock on this first warm saturday of summer. The piada with sausage and spinach was not very good. Better to forget it. I cannot move, White is sitting on the chair and seems to dozing with her ...

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