Daily Archives: June 28, 2012


Art – Arthur McCall – July 2012

Game Warden Captures Texan Landscape With Artistic Arrests By Gabriel Delgado   Deep in the Southern Hill Country of Texas lays a vast plain of dawdling approach, including a town whose motto is – “The City of Live Oaks and Friendly Folks”. Arrive at Pleasanton, Texas, the city Texas artist, Arthur McCall calls home.  Retired…


History – July 2012

All In The Family By Margorie Hagy   My oldest daughter sent me this text the other day: ‘I’m afraid we have mental illness in our family relating to inanimate objects having feelings.’ See, she had just determined to trade in her car, had cleaned it all out and was just then waiting in the…


Family – July 2012

By Christina Marie Sterling   I am not a native Texan. In fact, I have only been a resident of the Hill Country since 2007. Where I come from, 90° weather happens a handful of times a year, and rain seems to constantly pour from the Pacific North West clouds; it has taken me quite…


Texas Reads

The economy’s in the red and so are the temperatures. What do you do when you could cook a burger on the grill or the pavement? Stay inside, crank the A/C, crack open a cold one and lay your peepers on some good literature. What do we mean by good? Books dealing with Texas of…


Chronicles – July 2012

Friends By Steve Ramirez “Can miles truly separate you from friends… If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?” Richard Bach Even as a boy I knew I was different from the rest. I was the natural leader of our little band of boys, and although they followed my presence…


Art – Painted Memories – July 2012

By Leah Bredemeyer   Many greats have created masterpieces in the art world – Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Monet. All of them had to start out somewhere. Recently the residents at Town and Country Manor have been given the opportunity to start painting. Thanks to the Town and Country Manor Activities Director and Volunteer Coordinator Rosie…

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