Defining Farmhouse Style

Interior designer Julie Dodson of Julie Dodson Interiors, along with the team at The Compound, rescued and renovated a farmhouse cottage as part of a project that benefited local animal shelters and showcased Round Top's style.

Gloria Hickey’s “Snapshots” of Round Top

Gloria Schwarz Hickey was born in September, 1945 in El Paso while her father, Hilmer Schwarz, was stationed at Biggs Field. She remained in far West Texas until her mother Eunice and she were strong enough to travel to Round Top where both…

On the Porch: Decorating Fearlessly

I tracked alongside the cougar as she paced back and forth in the cage and positioned the collar over her head just as I had been shown.  My palms sweated, and my heart rate soared as I realized the gravity of being alone in a small room…