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I’ve lived all my life in the Lone Star state.  But this Thanksgiving, for the first time in 34 years, I will set my table outside of Texas.



We’re trading the humid flatlands of North Central Texas for the  hills and mountains of the Southeast.



This ain't Tejas, Toto.


 Amid the flurry of marketing our home and packing, and then taking a break to twiddle my thumbs in the hospital , I haven’t given a lot of thought to what I might miss.  I know I’ll miss family and friends.   Surely, leaving people behind is the hardest part.


But what about Texas?  Will I miss the accents, the Tex-Mex cuisine, the “here, you’re in God’s country!” mentality? 



Perhaps I'll long for sunsets that glow across the entire horizon with no pesky mountains to obstruct my view?


What do you think ?  Are you a Texas transplant, or have you lived outside of Texas and then moved back?  What did you miss?




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