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European Culinary Discoveries in McKinney

Written by | Published May 19, 2009
A few days ago, I made the one-hour trek up I-35 from Austin to check out the old Santa Fe…
I just received a phone call from a Tammy Huerta-Mallini from San Benito, who turns out to be the late…

Retail Therapy

Written by | Published May 12, 2009
I recently visited Houston on some personal business, and aimed to make the visit more pleasant with some retail therapy. 

Bouquet of Thanks!

Written by | Published May 11, 2009
I just want to express thanks to everyone who stopped by the Visitors Gallery at the LBJ Wildflower Center this…

Flowers for Mom

Written by | Published May 4, 2009
Heading out to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in southwest Austin this morning, where fine-art  photographer Rick Tolar…

Does Anyone Want the Mosheim School?

Written by | Published April 29, 2009
Back in August of 2008, my Up Front column included a photograph of the abandoned and derelict Mosheim school, an…

Will the Baker Hotel Live Again ?

Written by | Published April 29, 2009
Everyone who visits the long-shuttered Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells hopes for a revival of this voluptuous landmark that dates…

What's Your Favorite Wildflower?

Written by | Published April 27, 2009
The April issue marks my 14th year designing (and selecting images for) our signature Wildflower feature. 

Big Bend Primer

Written by | Published April 15, 2009
I stopped in at my local Barnes & Noble Saturday evening to say hello to longtime TH contributors Gary Clark…

Bluebonnet Fix

Written by | Published April 10, 2009
I thought I'd adjusted to the lack of bluebonnets this year, wildflower showings around Austin have been lackluster in general,…

Aggieland, Part 2

Written by | Published April 3, 2009
Experienced another pleasant day trip to College Station (I really like it here) recently for the NCAA Men's & Women's…
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