by Molly Noble Bull
Here I go again, bragging about my home state, but there are still things I haven’t told you about Texas. The photo above was taken by my grandmother around 1922 on the Santa Rosa Ranch in , and the three girls are picking Bluebonnets, a particularly lovely blue wildflower.
Bluebonnets and Indian Pinks are both wildflowers and native to Texas.
Only today, Indian Pinks are often called .
The Pecan is the state tree of Texas. The state flower is, you guessed it, the Bluebonnet, and the state song is titled “Texas Our Texas.” However, my favorite song about Texas is one we sang in elementary school called “Beautiful, Beautiful Texas.”
It goes like this.
. Beautiful, Beautiful Texas.
Molly's husband snapped this shot near the top of a hill
in the -- west of San Antoine.
. The most beautiful state that I know.
Tubing on the near .
. We are proud of our forefathers, who fought at the Alamo.
. You may live on the plains . . .
Some parts of Texas are flat and dry.
. Or the mountains.
Big Bend National Park near Alpine. Texas.
. Or down where the sea-breezes blow.
. But you’ll still be in beautiful Texas.
Another shot of Big Bend National Park.
.The most beautiful state that I know.
Taken from the deck at Neal's Cafe in Concan, Texas.