From the outside looking in, you cannot understand; from the inside looking out, you can’t begin to explain.
Last Saturday was April 21st. If you’re a Texan, you may recognize this as San Jacinto Day, also known as Texas Independence Day. But to a handful of folks who spent their time in College Station, it has a deeper meaning.
For a several years now, I’ve been an active member of the Williamson County A&M Club, and for the last two, I’ve had the privilege of participating in their Muster. While I hope it does not happen for a long, long time, I know that someday I will be memorialized at a Muster and somebody will answer here when my name is called, just as I did for Dr. Real Ransom in 2006.
The song embedded above is an excellent story that can provide some insight into the trials and rites many Aggies have shared for more than a century.