A TEXAS BLESSING
Note: If you are not a resident of TX or
never have lived in the hot, humid South, you may not
understand the weight of this blessing!
Bless this house, oh Lord, we cry.
Please keep it cool in mid-July.
Bless the walls where termites dine,
While ants and roaches march in time.
Bless our yard where spiders pass
Fire ant castles in the grass.
Bless the garage, a home to please
Carpenter beetles, ticks and fleas.
Bless the love bugs, two by two,
The gnats and mosquitoes that feed on you.
Millions of creatures that fly or crawl,
In Texas, Lord, you've put them all!!
But this is home, and here we'll stay,
So thank you Lord, for insect spray.
YOU KNOW YOU ARE IN TEXAS IN JULY WHEN. . . .
The birds have to use potholders to pull
worms out of the ground.
The trees are whistling for the dogs.
The best parking place is determined by shade
instead of distance.
Hot water now comes out of both taps.
You can make sun tea instantly.
You learn that a seat belt buckle makes a
pretty good branding iron.
The temperature drops below 95 and you feel a
You discover that in July it only takes 2
fingers to steer your car.
You discover that you can get sunburned
through your car window.
You actually burn your hand opening the car
You break into a sweat the instant you step
outside at 7:30 a.m.
Your biggest bicycle wreck fear is, 'What
if I get knocked out and end up lying on the pavement and
cook to death?'
You realize that asphalt has a liquid state.
The potatoes cook underground, so all you
have to do is pull one out and add butter, salt and pepper.
Farmers are feeding their chickens crushed
ice to keep them from laying boiled eggs.
The cows are giving evaporated milk.
Ah, what a place to call home. . God Bless
Our State of Texas!!