2011-03-03

By Carolyn B. Edwards

We Texans all remember the Sesquicentennial.

2011-03-03

By Bill Ellis

Writing is a form of communication. Writing was developed around the world as

2011-03-03

By FeatherWilson

Texans love to brag about their state.

2011-03-03

By Doug White

The year was 1968. I had just completed Army Basic Training and had enjoyed a wonderful 30-day leave

2011-03-03

By Mikie Baker

Recently, we experienced a winter deep freeze that lasted for days.

2011-03-10

By Carolyn B. Edwards

As Forrest Gump frequently mused on his bus-stop bench,

2011-03-10

By Bill Ellis

About once a year he would appear at the general store in the pueblo. He was a giant of a man

2011-03-10

By FeatherWilson

Water is one commodity we cannot do without

2011-03-10

By Doug White

There I was at one of the most fun parades that Bandera has ever had.

2011-03-10

By Mikie Baker

The last time I enjoyed a luncheon, I was a 7-year-old Brownie armed with two box lunches and a handsome man - my dad.

2011-03-17

Carolyn B Edwards

There are a couple of big days coming up in the next week. In addition to today’s “Kiss me, I’m Irish” St. Patrick’s Day, we have National Corn Dog Day

2011-03-17

Chaz Allen

Now I’ve got a story to tell you, that you may not believe, but it’s true. Ambrose Burnsides was one of those jolly gents who was generally liked by

2011-03-17

Bill Ellis

Like all indigenous people, American Indians built their cities near creeks and rivers. They provided both water and transportation. When settlements

2011-03-17

Feather Wilson

Life on Earth began about 3.8 billion years before present. The Earth itself began to form as a planet about 4.5 billion years before present. It was clobbered

2011-03-17

Doug White

Well, here we are about to go on spring break and my better half brings home all kinds of seeds to make a garden. Well, that spells one word to me:

2011-03-17

Mikie Baker

People often remark what a wonderful daughter I am for taking care of Dearly Demented Mom. I smile and say

2011-03-24

Carolyn B. Edwards

My reading habits are without discipline. I often read whatever comes across the path of my eyes, whether it’s a bodice-ripping romance,

2011-03-24

by Bill Ellis

Pottery is the art of heating clay so that it will not absorb water. When pottery is fired, it is called ceramic. Pottery was probably invented

2011-03-24

By Feather Wilson

Shale gas and condensate drilling is exploding in South Texas from the Mexican border to the East Texas Basin. Leases average about $1,500

2011-03-24

By Chaz Allen

Used to be, fires were considered a whole lot more terrible than they are now. Oh, I’m not saying that they can’t still be a great tragedy

2011-03-24

By Doug White

This happened last week, when my wife and some of her friends went to Gruene, Texas. She visited a general store there and discovered that they were selling the orginal

2011-03-24

By Mikie Baker

My proper Bostonian mother taught me never to bring up politics or religion in mixed company. I have done both and am a sadder but wiser gal. What Mom also forgot to mention

2011-03-31

By Carolyn B. Edwards

According to Archaeology magazine, excavators in China have discovered

2011-03-31

By Bill Ellis

American Indians bred birds for food and feathers

2011-03-31

By FeatherWilson

Can a water well witcher find groundwater?

2011-03-31

By Doug White

There I was in the year 1965. I would drive my grandfather, JR Coker, to Bandera to Mr. Taylor's barbershop.

2011-03-31

By Mikie Baker

When I ran screaming from the noisy Big City to the peaceful country,