I Love Texas
When the initial issue of Southern Living came off the press, the first word under the title on the cover read "Houston." Ever since that day, 40 years ago, this magazine has loved the Lone Star State, with 2 million of my fellow Texans as readers returning the affection. How much do I love Texas, my family's home since 1848? In honor of the 40th anniversary of Southern Living, here are 40 reasons, in no particular order except for the first and last.