Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Opening spread of Round Top Register's story on pitmaster Tootsie Tomanetz

Tootsie Tomanetz: First Lady of Texas Barbecue

Barbecue aficionados around the world know Tootsie Tomanetz as “possibly the greatest female pitmaster in Texas history,” but she’ll always be Miss Tootsie to...

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...
Round Top in 1970 Lonn Taylor

Round Top in 1970

Life was simpler in Round Top when I moved there in 1970. The Antiques Show took place on one weekend in April and consisted...
James Dick

Shooting the Breeze with James Dick

Shooting the Breeze by Katie Dickie Stavinoha Lorie and I began our Shooting the Breeze session with James Dick on the stage of Festival Hill’s Concert...
Stephen Sachnik La Grange and Houston

Shooting the Breeze with Stephen Sachnik

It took some research, but Stephen Sachnik, owner of The Quilted Skein in La Grange allows me to celebrate my love of quilts and...
Anna Spencer Morse Photography

The Secret to Marriage According to Jeep

The Secret of Marriage According to Jeep Menking When he opened the door for me, Mr. Jeep was standing in his sock feet. The freshly...

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...
Anita Joyce and Cedarhill Farmhouse

Four Key Elements of Farmhouse French Style

Four Key Elements of Farmhouse French Style by Anita Joyce photos by Anita Joyce cedarhillfarmhouse.com Editor’s Note: Anita Joyce has a city house in Houston, a country house...
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,...

Wassail! Greetings from Rohan Meadery

Wassail, an old English toast to good health and good times, reflects the character of Rohan Meadery. “Our business is built on a hobby that...