Thursday, November 23, 2017

Round Top Antiques Show Treasure Guide

We’ve talked to Round Top Antiques Show insiders—vendors, designers, veteran shoppers, and bloggers—and collected their best tips for making your Round Top experience manageable...
Lucky Penny Ranch, just down the road from Round Top, offers peaceful respite among the oaks and history of Fayette County.

Lucky Penny Ranch Down the Road from Round Top

The Lucky Penny Ranch Story -- Just Down the Road from Round Top Growing up in Texas, Jim Howse liked the cowboy way of life....
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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...
Wildlife Tax Valuation Basics

Wildlife Tax Valuation Basics

Wildlife Tax Valuation Basics by Ruben Cantu and Greg Simons Wildlife Biologists Wildlife Consultants, Inc. Thanks to 1-d-1 valuation -- including wildlife tax valuation -- open space land in...
photographer Bernard Mendoza and writer Marilyn Albert

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...
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Gallery at Round Top: Colorful Community

While the walls at the Gallery at Round Top are a feast for the eyes, the gallery’s focal point is a plushly upholstered bench...

Branding Livestock Best Means of I.D.

by Kristin Hawkins Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Fire branding livestock has been used since ancient times to prove ownership because it works, said Larry...
Country Cottage Idea House Measured

Country Cottage Idea House Gets Measured

Take out the notepad, get out the tape measure.... The Country Cottage Idea House Gets Measured. That’s just what Dodson Interiors staff members, Patty...

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...

Back Forty—Wildlife: Doves of South Central Texas

While seven species of dove call Texas home, I will focus on the five species that can be seen in our area: the white-winged...