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Hello from the Lone Star State!

I live in Houston, Texas with my eleven year-old daughter. I've lived here since I was 8, so I pretty much consider myself a Texan. I was born in New York, and still have family there so I visit every so often. I like New York a lot, though not sure I could live there again. New Yorkers are on a totally different time table than Texans! We tend to move at a much slower pace - it drives the Yanks crazy!! :)

I've only started to travel more in the past year. I want my daughter to have a greater consciousness of the world and its differences, and the best way to do that is through travel. Our first international trip together was Costa Rica and we had the MOST amazing time!

My younger brother works for American Airlines, and the greatest perk of working for an airline is FREE TRAVEL!!! That is how I made the Argentina and Hong Kong trips, and will hopefully be traveling to either Cape Town or Sydney next year. I have definitely caught the travel bug and am no sooner back from one vacation before I am planning the next....

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  • toemayn's Profile Photo
    Aug 23, 2013 at 4:35 AM

    Hope your birthday is filled with all the fun you can handle!

  • DaHongHua's Profile Photo
    Aug 23, 2012 at 9:55 PM


    A warm happy birthday greeting from Malaysia. Wish you keep travelling and have more sharing on VT.

  • Usctwin's Profile Photo
    Aug 23, 2012 at 11:32 AM

    Happy birthday!

  • H-TownJourneyman's Profile Photo
    Dec 24, 2006 at 2:20 AM

    Merry Christmas Liz! Hope you guys have a wonderful holiday!

  • Aug 23, 2006 at 10:26 AM

    Happy Birthday! Stay cool.

  • roamingpaddy's Profile Photo
    Aug 23, 2006 at 9:34 AM

    Happy birthday Liz from Ireland

  • travelswithsteve's Profile Photo
    Aug 23, 2006 at 5:34 AM

    Hi from England, hope you have a great birthday and happy travels.

  • mary2u99's Profile Photo
    Aug 22, 2006 at 8:21 PM

    Happy Birthday to you. Hope you have a fabulous day :-)

  • JackM2006's Profile Photo
    Jun 26, 2006 at 10:13 AM

    Hi Lizzytex, It's always great to read or hear about anyone that has caught the travel bug. There is absolutely nothing better that travelling. Try Switzerland in your future travels and be certain to go on the Swiss alps. It is absolutely fabulous.

  • AlexDJ's Profile Photo
    Aug 23, 2005 at 11:53 PM

    Ciao Elizabeth! Happy birthday to you, as well! We were born in the best day of the year!!! Many thanks for your greetings and come to see my italian pages!

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