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Healing Art: Don’t Let Anything Ruin Your Day

I wrote Healing Art: Don’t Let Anything Ruin Your Day as a record of my journey as a photographer and a Parkinson’s patient. I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1999, and I began pursuing my crazy dream of becoming a photographer…

Glorious Gulf of Mexico: Life Below the Blue

Glorious is not the adjective most Texans would use to describe the Gulf of Mexico. Most of us take it for granted. Generally, the nicest thing we say about the Gulf is that it’s close and convenient. Texas A&M University Press author…

Shooting the Breeze: Bernard Mendoza

Bernard Mendoza in Round Top Bernard Mendoza’s move to Round Top was prompted by his first grandchild being born a Texan. At the time, he and his wife Marilyn Albert lived in California, having moved to America from London in 1980. They…

Voices of Bright Sky: A Thistle Downe State of Mind

What is Thistle Downe?  Well, it’s a charming miniature twig house, an inspiring and entertaining book about trolls and fairies—and for its creators, Molly and Gary Whitney, it’s a state of mind.
 The Whitneys built the little house from…

Famous Trees of Texas

It’s been said that every tree tells a story. If Texas’ trees could speak, what a story they would tell: love, honor, betrayal, justice, mystery and death. First published in 1970 by the Texas Forest Service (now Texas…