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Texas Trash & Treasures Reimagined Restoration

Linda and Richard Hamilton Texas Trash & Treasures Warrenton, Texas 423-502-1374 richard.hamilton@texasrust.com www.trash4sale.com Years in the Creativity Biz: 25 Get their goods: Dillard’s Yard during Spring and Fall Round Top…

Round Top Antiques Show History: Then and Now

The Round Top Antiques Shows History began with one woman and one building. In the fall of 1968, Emma Lee Turney established a two-day “country antiques show with unsurpassed standards of excellence” and called it the Round Top Antiques…

The Rambling Boy Texas Brags

There is no entry in the Handbook of Texas for John Hayward Randolph, nor was he ever elected to the Texas Institute of Letters, but he was a Texas author who probably did more than anyone else in the latter half of the 20th century to…

Own a Media Empire They Said

Two years ago on December 10, Katie and I inked the deal that promised us the chance to own a media empire in a town with a population of 90. After we signed papers at Botts Title,  we took a congratulatory selfie with Santa Claus at Henkel…

Shooting the Breeze with Totally Tikaa

I caught up with Totally Tikaa, as she's known on her blog and social media channels, while she was being driven to Waco to attend her Baylor freshman's first equestrian competition.  I follow her on Instagram and had noticed she was doing…

Rambling Boy: Reading is Fundamental

For the next few Friday mornings, you will find me in a classroom at Marfa Elementary School reading The Wind in the Willows aloud to a group of Mrs. Lujan’s second graders. I will be there because I am participating in a pilot project…

Friends With Words: Art Is For Everybody

I’m going to climb on my soapbox. My legs are short, so it may take me a while to clamber up… Brace yourself. Here it comes. Art is for everybody! Yes, everybody—even people like me, a redneck tomboy who as a child considered…