Postcard #2 reads: Hi! Did you see the Bluebonnets? They grow all over the side of the highway. It's a Texas tradition to take photos of your kids, family, pets, wedding couples, etc in the fields of Bluebonnets! Maybe someday you can all have your pics taken in the bright blue state flower of Texas!!! (Yes now we knoe what to do as soon as we get there when ever we decide to visit, and we sure will, many thanks)
Postcard #3 reads: Thank you for your help with postcrossing! I'm on my way now! - Donna J.
Nickname: Lone Star State
Admission to Statehood: December 29, 1845
Animal: Longhorn (large)
Animal: Armadillo (small)
Song: "Texas, Our Texas"
Size: 268601 square miles
Origin of Name: Based on a word used by Caddo Indians meaning "friends"
Highest Point: Guadalupe Peak; 8,749 feet
Lowest Point: Gulf Coast ; sea level
Flag: The official state flag of Texas was adopted in 1845 when Texas became the 28th state. The blue in the flag stands for loyalty, the white represents strength and the red is for bravery.
Many thanks again Donna J. and Happy Postcarding/ Postcrossing!