Thursday, March 23, 2017

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...
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,...
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...
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

The Secrets of Jeep Menking

The Secrets of Jeep Menking Lorie says: Associated Press style dictates that Eugene “Jeep” Menking should be identified by his last name. After meeting him,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...