Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Taylor Jacob Professional Barrel Racer Round Top-Carmine Texas

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...
Cedar Hill Farmhouse founder Anita Joyce

Anita Joyce: City House, Country House

Anita Joyce has a city house in Houston, a country house near Shelby and a flair for French style. The former engineer is the wife...

Banking on Round Top

As CEO of Round Top State Bank, an enterprise that manages assets of $446 million from five locations in three counties, giving advice is...
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...

Wiley Boehnke: Wine-making Jack of All Trades

I expected Wiley Boehnke of Flatonia to be a skilled homemade winemaker, which he is. As such, I didn’t expect him to immediately hand...
Nancy Krause Nancy's Antiques Brenham Texas

Nancy Krause Knows Her Stuff

Nancy Krause, owner of Nancy’s Antiques in Brenham, knows her stuff. She can spot the nuanced distinctions that make one piece of Texas primitive furniture...
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,...
Webart Gary McKee Swiss Alp Memories

Gary E. McKee Remembers….

  Gary E. McKee attributes his love of road trips to the long treks his parents made between California and Texas on U.S. Highway 90...

Round Top Christmas

Texas-German Christmas by Lonn Taylor When I lived in Fayette County, the Round Top Christmas was an explosive event. Round Top was a German community, and...
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...