Everything is Stranger in Texas

April 17, 2008

I’m off to Texas tomorrow morning to visit family and see my new niece. I regularly keep up with Texas news, but I casually read it and move on. Today I came across an unusual story… well, unusual to those of us in the North. A man in Brazoria was routinely pulled over for making an illegal u-turn. The police found a 6 foot alligator and a water moccasin in his car, both alive. The snake had already bitten the man, but that didn’t keep him from driving along as if all was normal. And there’s more…Read the full story here. The funniest part is the comment by the Brazoria Chief of Police, who says, “Just a typical day in Brazoria.”