Wednesday, April 25, 2018
New Landmark at McLaren's Antiques & Interiors in Round Top London Bus

New Landmark at McLaren’s Antiques & Interiors in Round Top

New visitors to Round Top will soon see there's a new landmark at McLaren’s Antiques & Interiors. A downed plane, embedded in a berm,...
Stirring the Pot Bistro 108 in La Grange Texas photo by Dixie Ray

Bistro 108 Serves Food with Flair

My meeting with Susan Kuehler and Mike McCathern was moved from Bistro 108 next door to Vin 114, their wine bar, because the restaurant...
Original Round Top Antiques Fair Authentic American and Continental Antiques

Original Round Top Antiques Fair Home to Authenticity

The Original Round Top Antiques Fair (ORTAF), held at the Big Red Barn Event Center, is the direct descendant of the first weekend show...
Booth at Early Round Top Antiques Show

Reminiscing About the Early Round Top Antiques Shows

Photographs of the early Round Top Antiques Shows are hard to come by, so we asked people who have been around since the early...
Round Top Antiques Show history

Round Top Antiques Show Built on Authentic Antiques

The Round Top Antiques Show, which now extends for 25 miles mostly along State Highway 237 in Fayette County, began with one woman and...
Derrill Osborn Round Top shopper

Shooting the Breeze with Derrill Osborn

Lorie and I caught up with Derrill Osborn, former globe-trotting fashion exec for Neiman Marcus, and Benny Hinkle III, owner of Dallas-based Benny Jack’s...
Richard Schmidt La Grange jeweler bracelets photo by Dixie Ray

Richard Schmidt Jewelry: Central Texas Roots, Southwestern Style

Richard Schmidt Jewelry Central Texas Roots, Southwestern Style While the roots nourishing his soul are planted deep in the rolling hills of Fayette County, jewelry...

Remedying the Effects of Spray Drift. Ask an Ag Attorney

Question: What can I do to stop my neighbor or a crop duster from spraying my property? Answer:  Unfortunately, applications of various pesticides can result...
Glenwood Vernon Antiques sitting in rocking chair photo by Anna Spencer Morse

Glenwood Vernon Antiques: A Temporary Home

Glenwood Vernon: A Temporary Caretaker Glenwood Vernon and I met at Vernons’ Antique Shop, the antiques destination he owns and operates with Martha, his wife...

Wiley Boenhke: Winemaker

Wiley Boehnke's winemaking skills aren’t a generational legacy passed from Boehnke to Boehnke. In fact, neither Wiley nor his wife Angeline, who make their...
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