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About KiltedTexan

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    Kilt Obsessed
  • Birthday 07/25/1983

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    Highland Games, horror movies, heavy metal, and listening to Celtic music.
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    Republic of Texas

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  1. KiltedTexan

    Newbie from U.K

    Howdy from the Republic of Texas!
  2. KiltedTexan

    My Angel Girl

    Last week my wife and lost our first child, Fiona Michelle, was stillborn. We have a small idea of what happened, but not 100% sure. We are in pain, but our faith in God and the support that we have surrounding us. Time will heal our hearts, but we will always miss not having our Fiona girl to hold and love. I think I am writing this not to invoke sympathy, but so that I can come back in the future and see where I have grown from this point I time. My heart swells with the thought of entering Heaven's gate and seeing my Fiona standing there waiting for me to pick her up, and love her for eternity in a perfect world void of sin and death. As hard as this has been it will hurt less with time, but my plea to all parents is to cherish the time with your children. I will never take LIFE for granted after this moment in our life. I also know with Fiona watching me that I must live a life that will make her proud of her daddy.
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    Heavy Athletics Training

    Here's his price list. WFD/WOB 56 $165 42 $145 28 $125 21 $115 14 $100 Hammers 22 $130 16 $120 12 $110 Hammer blades. (Straight or offset) $35 which includes S&H Sheaf 10# $100 12# $105 16# $110 20# $120 S&H (in the continental U.S.) on the weights is $25 per weight. But a few of the smaller weights can be packed together so they would only be one S&H cost. S&H on the sheafs range depending on your address but usually run about $30 Per bag.
  4. KiltedTexan

    Heavy Athletics Training

    As far as where to buy the weights and everything, there is a guy on facebook that makes them and has pretty reasonable prices.
  5. KiltedTexan

    Heavy Athletics Training

    My suggestion is find someone with the implements and train together, makes it so much easier when you have at least one other person there with you.
  6. KiltedTexan

    Back again

    Been a while since coming to the page. How has everyone been?
  7. KiltedTexan

    got my first kilt this week

    Awesome a friend of mine just ordered his first kilt. Let’s see some pictures.
  8. KiltedTexan


    Howdy from the Republic of Texas!
  9. KiltedTexan

    Throwing partners

    I have been searching and praying for a friend who I could train for the highland games and other heavy games for a few years now. Well now I have one, and to make it even better, I have him getting a kilt in the near future! Games are easier and more fun to train for when you have someone who can help you and push you. I expect my games performances to go up in the near future.
  10. KiltedTexan

    It's a.....

    We are having a wee little lass in July. I can't wait to meet her. There will be plenty of pictures coming. I need more guns, swords, and axes.
  11. KiltedTexan

    Tartan Day Celebration

    Ok Houstonians and great Houston area folks got an event coming up that will fun, and a chance to meet other great kilties.
  12. This one is for the one's who have bought a kilt, but have yet to step up and step out into the world. Maybe you picked up that kilt at a renaissance faire or a highland games, so you would blend in or so you could be part of the crowd, and you plan on wearing it again when you go back. Meanwhile you have a kilt hanging in the closet begging to be worn, to be seen, why pay over the top festival prices for a kilt that will be worn once a year? The time has come for you to enjoy your investment ane put that kilt on and introduce the world to your kilted self. What's the worst that can happen? Somebody you don't know comes and talks to, you get awked a few embarrassing questions, or nobody really seems to care. In any of those situations you are not going to be any worse for wear. Make the look yours, wear you favorite boots or shoes, flip flops even work or say screw it and go barefoot. However you wear it doesn't matter really, as long as the pleats are in the back, what is important is that you wear it. Be confident, be bold, be kilted! Once you have worn the kilt a couple of times you feel more confident in it and you can really start coming out of your shell. My first time stepping out in a kilt, other than at highland games, was my senior prom! I tossed myself in the fire, people know how mean, rude, or judgmental high schoolers can be and that's where I chose to come out as a kiltie to the world. To my surprise and delight I never heard one negative comment, at least not to my face. You have to make the decision to not care what everyone else is going to think about you. You don't have to brave or daring you need to be bold and unfazed by the world. You already took the first step and purchased a kilt, now don't let it sit around for eleven months just waiting for next years faire put it on and take the world by storm. Kilt up and be a true brother of the brotherhood.
  13. KiltedTexan

    Burns Supper

    Here are some pictures from the inaugural Houston Highland Games Association's Robert Burns Supper at The Black Labrador in Houston. I was asked upon my arrival to be one of the sword bearers when we piped in the haggis, such an honor, I couldn't say no. I wore my Prince Charlie with my Brotherhood of the Kilt tartan kilt and fly plaid.
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    Kilted Texan Reflection

    A close friend of mine has at times referred to me as a confused German because my heritage is Germanic, but I wear the kilt, and for some time she may have been right. This past weekend my wife and I had the pleasure of attending the inaugural Houston Highland Games Association's Robert Burns Supper. While not our first Burns supper, it was the first large supper we were privileged enough to go to. We saw old friends we hadn't seen in quite some time, ate haggis, and had an enjoyable evening out. I was even asked to be one of the sword bearers when it came time to pipe in the haggis, an honor I wasn't expecting. This got me thinking today, how the kilt has effected my life. I have zero Scottish blood in my vains, but I wear the kilt proudly and joyfully. If not for the kilt I would never had experienced the highland games, never been married in a Prince Charlie, and necer realized my love of the bagpipes, listening not playing. If the kilt never entered my life I would never have known about Robert Burns and the beautiful words he crafted in his songs and poems, and this last weekend never would have happened. Being a member of the Clan MacLeod Society I have attached myself to a Clan that I can call family and wear their tartan, and I have made lasting friendships through them. Even though I found a clan to call home I still had my own heritage to be proud of, and wanted to be able to represent it. So imagine my delight when I found the German American tartan on USA kilt's website, unfortunately when I got to the point of being able to afford one that tartan had been discontinued. Heart broken I started for another German tartan, and to my delight USA kilts had another tartan for me the German Heritage tartan, it was soon mine. Having been a member of the Brotherhood of the Kilt for some years and trying ane failing more than once to get a BotK kilt when I saw a chance to help get that tartan back into production, I had to take it. It took a few years for all the behind the scenes stuff to shake out, but we finally have a place to get these kilts again, and I believe ALL BotK members should get one of these affordable kilts, find them at It is these two kilts that I wear most proudly. The German Heritage because it represents everything that I am, a man of German descent that wears the kilt. The Brotherhood because I had a small hand in it being back in production, but also because what the brotherhood stands for, promoting the kilt for ALL no matter where you come from, what your background, tall or short, skinny or rotund, man or woman the kilt is for us all. Life is much more interesting when you wear a kilt, strangers want to talk to you, you find a confidence that wasn't there before, and a whole other world is opened to you. I am no longer a confused kraut, I know exactly who I am, I am the Kilted Texan and I have German Blood and a Celtic soul. I encourage any of you that love the kilt but haven't yet put one on and stepped out of your front door and gone into the world, do it, and do it proudly you will never regret it.