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It was considered the first major test for ERCOT since the winter storm of 2021, though the winter storm Texas experienced over the last few days was nothing compared to the 2021 storm.

The good news? For the most part, the lights stayed on in Texas. For those who lost power, it wasn't because of ERCOT or grid issues, but it was due to power line issues locally. For example, ice building up on power lines and tree branches snapping over power lines.

The bad news? Not much really except that too many politicians and activists wanted to blame the Governor and the legislature for local power outages that ERCOT and the state have nothing to do with. In other words, too many were playing politics with the weather and with the grid.

Playing politics with the grid as some candidates are is pretty risky. Many on the left in Texas seem to be placing their election hopes and dreams into the grid faltering which would bring suffering and anger to Texans. It's time to move past power grid politics as we get closer to early voting for the primary elections. I'm sure Beto O'Rourke will continuing challenging Governor Greg Abbott on the power grid and the steps lawmakers took in the last session to make things right. Is the grid perfect? Maybe not, but so far O'Rourke and the Democrats haven't been able to explain what they would have done differently.

For now, let's just be happy that for most Texans, they were able to stay warm and keep the lights on. That's a win not only for Governor Abbott, but a win for all of us.

Can You Guess These Towns From Their Satellite Photos?

I'm always down for a good brain challenge. This one however got the best of me.
It's always a fun time looking up address or cities and seeing them from a satellite point of view. You start pointing out landmarks and things you recognize.

One thing you don't account for however is something looking bigger or smaller than you seemed to think it was. So we started grabbing a bunch of these satellite pictures of cities and towns around Amarillo.

As we looked at them, we thought to ourselves, "how fun would this be to actually have to GUESS what these places are?". So away we went.

Go ahead and try to see how many you can guess correctly!

10 Things You Learn When You Move to Texas

Here are 10 things you will learn about Texas if you move here from another state.

Test Your Texas: How Many of These Jeopardy! Questions Can You Answer?

Jeopardy! as we know it has been on the air since 1984, but the show got its start way back 1964.

Over the decades, the writers have managed to keep coming up with challenging questions to test the intellectual might of America's best and brightest (and sometimes softball questions for celebrities).

Texas is a place packed with personality, culture, and history, and there've been hundreds of questions/answers about the Lone Star State. Let's take a look at a few recent ones, and keep an eye out because we'll add more soon to test your Texas trivia skills and challenge newcomers.

How many of these can you get right without Googling?

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