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A sketch of each park

Submitted by Bettie Shortt

A few years ago I decided that I wanted to celebrate my birthday each year by renting a cabin (if available) and spending a couple of days at one of our state parks with my husband. 

The first year we stayed in Garner State Park and had a wonderful time.  On the day we were to leave, I noticed Danny sitting  by the car, facing the cabin. He was making a sketch of the cabin!  He said it was one of my birthday gifts. I was so happy to have it that he has done a sketch of a different park almost every year since then. I couldn’t ask for anything better!!

I’m so proud of my collection!

Happy 50th birthday Texas State Parks!!!


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