Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Cat Spring Agricultural Hall in Fayette County Texas

Rambling Boy: Feasts and Fireman’s Frolics

  One Saturday morning in May several years ago, I went to call on Otto Heinsohn, a blacksmith I knew in the little town of...
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The Court Jester’s Kingdom: What Do You Get?

The Court Jester, the leading laugh-maker in the Roundtopolis, was holding court, when he asked: What do you get when you cross 50 female pigs...
photographer Bernard Mendoza and writer Marilyn Albert

Shooting the Breeze: Bernard Mendoza

Bernard Mendoza in Round Top Bernard Mendoza’s move to Round Top was prompted by his first grandchild being born a Texan. At the time, he...
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Gallery at Round Top: Colorful Community

While the walls at the Gallery at Round Top are a feast for the eyes, the gallery’s focal point is a plushly upholstered bench...

Sailing Around the World Despite Parkinson’s

Many people sail around the world in their fantasies. Lyn and Jim Foley actually did it in a 40-foot sailboat named Sanctuary. Taking on the...
Texas Hill Country is a natural paradise

A Naturalist’s Guide to the Texas Hill Country

The Hill Country, known for its beautiful displays of spring wildflowers, clear limestone-bottomed streams and quintessentially “Texas” small towns, is one of the best-loved...

Worried Man Sings a Worried Song

Nowadays there’s enough to worry about to ensure sleepless nights for a month of Sundays. There’s terrorism, there’s healthcare, there’s the economy, and of...

The Fine Art of Texas Made

A chunk of mesquite that refused to burn ignited Gerald Tobola’s creative fire. It became his first lamp base, setting his hands to making...
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A Look at Ammannsville and Dubina

Years after my first dance hall visit, I decided to write about the vibrant settings that had become a regular part of my life....
Bed head is no laughing matter.

Guten Morgen, Mein Hair

Unlike many other publications, the Round Top Register hasn't made a habit of reporting on disasters. Nothing about floods, tornadoes or Supreme Court decisions appears on...
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