Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Wiley and Cynthia George Conserve Seward Plantation (Pt.2)

When Wiley and Cynthia George of Houston started looking for a country property, a listing on the National Register of Historic Places, as held...

A Romance with Fabric at Pure Vintage, Pure West

Cheryl Long, owner and creative force behind Pure Vintage, Pure West in Round Top, has come full circle. The Houston native started her career...

Through Mr. B Fireworks Tom Bargas Paints the Sky

As the owner of Mr. B Fireworks and a licensed pyrotechnician, Tom Bargas colors the black velvet of a Texas night sky. “I've never thought...

Mary Lou Marks Creates a Fabric Menagerie of Southern Beasts

Mary Lou Marks has created a menagerie of Southern Beasts. “I make them with personality, life and spark,” said Marks, who has lived and worked...

Bladesmith Cowboy Szymanski Forged His Own Life

As owner and bladesmith at Phenix Knives in Bellville, Cowboy Szymanski has forged his own life. “Life is how you live it—and as extreme...
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...
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...

Rohan Meadery: A Honey of a Winery

John and Wendy Rohan are busy as bees operating Blissful Folly Farm, home to their honey-based winery Rohan Meadery—and their family. “We both have full-time...

Wiley Boehnke: Wine-making Jack of All Trades

I expected Wiley Boehnke of Flatonia to be a skilled homemade winemaker, which he is. As such, I didn’t expect him to immediately hand...
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