Thursday, June 22, 2017
Round Top Fourth of July Float

Fayette County Fourth of July

Find info on the 2016 Round Top 4th of July Celebration Here. Yesterday was the 231st Fourth of July to be celebrated in the United...
Cover of the Round Top Register Summer 2105 edition

Don’t Be a Chicken, Dumpling

It’s possible to rent chickens in Austin. I know this because my aunt who lives in the now-tony hills west of Austin told me....

A King Size Problem: Don’t Let Your Tootsie Roll

In 1955, the Coca Cola ® Company introduced the King Size Coke. This isn’t to say the “bigger is better” concept was invented sixty...

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...

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...
Sam Houston was leading the Texas army during Runaway Scrape

The Runaway Scrape

by Lonn Taylor The Rambling Boy The weeks between March 6, 1836, when the Alamo fell, and April 21, when Santa Anna was defeated at San...
The Law of Gravity is unchanging

Gravity: The New Menace

by Kurt Wilson What goes up must come down. – Sir Isaac Newton We live in a world of worries. International terrorism, a porous southern border...
Courtjester-Hat

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...