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The Boneyard at Round Top Coming Soon

Entrepreneur David Snell and Mark Bowe, host of DIY Network’s Barnwood Builders, are planning The Boneyard at Round Top, on property formerly known as Chelsea’s Meadow. Snell closed on the property earlier this month. “We have big…

Seward Plantation: A Texas Legacy

A more poetic writer might say, “the mists of time shrouded the Seward Plantation as I made my approach in mid-February.” I’m not poetic. It was fog. Dense, landmark-obliterating fog. Despite repeated assurance from my hosts that I…

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…

Shooting the Breeze: Mary Louise Young

Mary Louise Young is a moving target. The entrepreneur splits her time between her historic log home in Chappell Hill and Houston. She avoids Highway 290 whenever possible and scoots down the backroads in her Nissan 350z convertible.…