Thursday, March 23, 2017
Dorothy Shelby uses her art to connect with people.

The Seasons of Dorothy Shelby

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 (KJV) Dorothy Shelby is an artist, a musician,...
Victorian Lady photo by Anna Spencer Morse Grace Photography

Art, Antiques and a Victorian Lady

For almost 25 years, Tom Vining and Dent Beall have collected antiques and fine art. In 2015, they found a permanent home for their...
Nancy Lou Webster creates a piece of treen every day.

Nancy Lou Webster of Elgin: Never Cottoned to Dresses Nor Convention

Nancy Lou Webster of Elgin never cottoned to dresses nor convention. At age 86, the renowned craftsman still doesn’t. “The world is full of boxes,...
Schneider Hall Columbus Texas Amber Burris Becerra

Schneider Hall: Life’s Grand March

   Life continues its grand march across the well-worn wooden floors of Schneider Hall thanks to Amber Burris Becerra’s passion for family, history and meaningful...
Anna Spencer Morse, Grace Photography photo Round Top Festival Institutevideo

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...
Junk Gypsy World Headquarters Suburban

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...
Anita Joyce Cedarhill Farmhouse Round Top Texas Web art

On the Porch with Anita Joyce: Refreshing Tired Rooms

Anita Joyce has a city house in Houston, a country house near Shelby and a flair for French style. The former engineer is a...
Antiques Venues at Round Top Texas Antiques Show

Ten Round Top Antiques Show Venues

As surely as the swallows make their way to Capistrano, treasure seekers make their way to Round Top twice each year for the famed...

Clovis and Maryann Heimsath – Country Place Hotel

Clovis and Maryann Heimsath, owners of the Country Place Hotel in Fayetteville, have been in the hospitality business longer than Texas Monthly has been...

Rural Real Estate Buyer Advice

Expert Advice for Rural Real Estate Buyers Collectively, our panel of experts (Roger Chambers, Cathy Cole, Grover Hillbolt, Pam Langord and Sandy Reed) has 125...