Monday, April 24, 2017
Goose Island Oak is estimated to be 1,100 years old.

Selecting and Planting Shade Trees

If your landscape needs shade trees, spring is a good time to plant them. Planting trees in winter and early spring gives them time...
Eddie Ross Visits Round Top

Eddie Ross Visited Round Top

Eddie Ross Visited Round Top and Marburger Farm Antique Show Eddie Ross, East Coast Editor of Better Homes & Gardens, visited Marburger Farm Antique Show on...
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Shooting the Breeze with Gypsy Mama Janie Sikes

Janie Sikes Co-owner Junk Gypsy World Headquarters DOB: Jan. 7, 1947 HOMETOWN: Overton, Texas EDUCATION: East Texas State University One Sunday evening, while doing accounting or some other number...
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On the Porch: Making Your Porch a Destination

Country life was foreign to me, yet it drew me in. It imprinted my soul in a way I still don’t fully understand. My Magical...

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...
Anita Joyce Cedar Hill Farmhouse Round Top Texas

More from Anita Joyce

Anita Joyce is a self-taught photographer, interior designer, blogger and online entrepreneur who founded cedarhillfarmhouse.com in 2011. Today, that site alone, which is dedicated...

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...
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Taylor Jacob: The Rush of It All

Perspectives change when people see their hometowns in their rearview mirrors. “When I was growing up in Carmine, I thought it was just okay because...

Back Forty—Wildlife: Doves of South Central Texas

While seven species of dove call Texas home, I will focus on the five species that can be seen in our area: the white-winged...
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Round Top Festival Institute: No Ordinary Dream

Internationally acclaimed concert pianist James Dick asks: Why dream the ordinary? Master carpenter Larry Birkelbach maintains: The impossible just takes longer. Two men. Four hands. One goal: to...