Sunday, July 23, 2017

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...
Presidential Candidate Rick Perry Round Top

Shooting the Breeze with Rick Perry

 I sat down with Rick Perry under the oak trees on the Round Top Town Square. Black Cat Choir was playing for the first-ever...

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...
Royers Cafe Family Round Top Texas

Stirring the Pot: Royers Cafe

Due to unforgiving schedules that come with running restaurants and magazines, the Royers Café family and I talked food over the phone. It was...

Banking on Round Top

As CEO of Round Top State Bank, an enterprise that manages assets of $446 million from five locations in three counties, giving advice is...
Anita Joyce and Cedarhill Farmhouse

Four Key Elements of Farmhouse French Style

Four Key Elements of Farmhouse French Style by Anita Joyce photos by Anita Joyce cedarhillfarmhouse.com Editor’s Note: Anita Joyce has a city house in Houston, a country house...
Cedar Hill Farmhouse founder Anita Joyce

Anita Joyce: City House, Country House

Anita Joyce has a city house in Houston, a country house near Shelby and a flair for French style.The former engineer is the wife...
Round Top in 1970 Lonn Taylor

Round Top in 1970

Life was simpler in Round Top when I moved there in 1970. The Antiques Show took place on one weekend in April and consisted...
Webart Gary McKee Swiss Alp Memories

Gary E. McKee Remembers….

 Gary E. McKee attributes his love of road trips to the long treks his parents made between California and Texas on U.S. Highway 90...
Dorothy Shelby uses her art to connect with people.

The Seasons of Dorothy Shelby

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 (KJV)Dorothy Shelby is an artist, a musician,...