Texas, Our Texas: The Texas State Song

Texas Flag

“Texas, Our Texas,” is the official state song of Texas, adopted by the 41st Legislature after a state-wide contest in 1929.  The music was originally written in 1924 by William J. Marsh from Fort Worth, and the lyrics were written by Marsh and Gladys Yoakum Wright. Older songs, like “Dixie” and “The … Read more

Why are Texans so Proud of Texas?

Texas cowboys

Texans have an inherent state of pride that no other state can compare. Most certainly, people from other states do not understand why Texans are so proud of their home. It’s something that is bred into them. If you’re curious as to why Texas are so prideful of their state, here are … Read more

Visit the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum at Barton Hills

Barton Hills Aerial

The city of Austin in Texas is a great city to visit in of itself, but it also features a ton of fascinating exhibitions that really complete the city and the whole vibe of the place. If you’re planning on touring the state of Texas any time soon, or have found yourself … Read more

Learning More About Dublin, TX Native Ben Hogan

Golfing has been around for quite some time now, and is known for being a slow and relaxing sport that still requires some real skill to be able to play properly. But obviously, as with literally any sport in existence today, the current form of golfing didn’t just come about overnight. Many … Read more

Honoring Rosie the Riveter at the Vintage Flying Museum

The cover of published music for a song about Rosie

‘Rosie the Riveter’ wasn’t an actual person, but was a cultural icon that represented the six million women who filled men’s jobs during World War II. In addition to this group, there were also around 10 million Rosie volunteers. Prior to this era in history, women weren’t usually doing jobs as factory … Read more

Post World War II Art Viewable at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Entrance

The Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth is home to some of the most acclaimed modern and contemporary art collections in the United States. It is dedicated to presenting and interpreting international art from mostly the 1940s and onward. Its permanent collection includes more than 3,000 art pieces, including those by Jackson … Read more

Finding Frederic Remington Paintings at the Sid Richardson Museum

An artwork titled “The Flight” by Frederic Remington depicting people on horseback riding through a desert landscape.

Texas is often stereotyped as the state of the Old Western towns, of cowboys, and of gun enthusiasts among other Old Western themed stuff. And if you find yourself in the city of Dallas, perhaps it’s time to put on your cowboy hat and check out the fantastic Sid Richardson Museum at … Read more