After Hurricane Katrina sent two pine trees crashing through our home, friends said, “It could have been worse.”
And they were right.
We could have lost our entire home. Jim, my husband, could have been unemployed. Weston, my son, could have spent his entire freshman year attending high school in Texas.
Texas tourism commercials tout “It’s like a whole other country.” However, no passport is needed to visit San Antonio, where the mix of Spanish, Native American, Mexican and German influences has woven a colorful culture. The seventh largest city in the U.S. and the fastest-growing city in the Lone Star State, San Antonio draws some 20 million visitors a year. Over the Thanksgiving holiday in...