• So us Rednecks have more room to run our quads in the mud, and shoot our shotguns!, more places to hide the moonshine too!
  • It's always been BIG. When the landlord changed in 1836 It went from the Rio Grande north to encompass what is now Texas and parts of New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Oklahoma and I think up into Kansas and Nebraska. The place was enormous. Spain referred to it as the 'frontera'. By the 1820's the standard tract given to a colonist or Mexican moving there was roughly 10 square miles with options to aquire more. (Can you imagine having to mow It was called a league and a labor. the league for the live stock and a labor, about a 100 (I think) acres for crops.
  • Most of the size is due to exaggerated ego.

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