Daily Archives: November 27, 2012

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Best of Boerne – 2012

We here at EXPLORE take Kendall County seriously. We live here, work here, and celebrate all of the small businesses, the civic organizations, and the business men and women that make this area one of the most vibrant and active communities in the State of Texas. As we close out this year, we wanted to…

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Hot Toys from Christmas Past

You remember the Christmas that you absolutely HAD to have this brand new thing called an Atari? Or the time that the Chatty Cathy was the toy that all the cool kids were getting? Every year there is the MUST HAVE toy that kids from all across the U.S. are clamoring for, even though within…

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Christmas Memories

Christmas is a nostalgic time of year when the smell of buttery cookies, the twinkling of Christmas lights, and the good cheer and warmth of spirit in the atmosphere help us rekindle our own Christmas memories. We asked some of our readers to share their favorite memories of Christmas past… My favorite Christmas memory was…

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Wine – December 2012

Wine & Holiday Meal Season – Texas Style By Tom Geoghegan With the Holiday season fast approaching, I thought it might be a good idea to scratch one item off our busy checklist… which wines for the holiday meals? These are probably the three most important meals of the year as they are generally shared…

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History – December 2012

Reflections in the Wind By Margorie Hagy Today I escaped to the library. Usually I escape to the library- when I have a pile of laundry that looks like that mountain they were always trying to build with their mashed potatoes in Close Encounters of the Third Kind, for instance. Or something else extremely unpleasant…

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Volunteer!

People in Kendall County look out for one another. Why not spread some holiday cheer – sign up for a project today and make a difference in the Boerne community this holiday season. To make it easier, we gathered some area fundraisers that need your help with donations and volunteering! Help a Child Smile –…

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Old Timer – December 2012

Q: Old Timer, doing any deer hunting this season? Got any great hunting secrets you’d care to share? Answer When I was a kid, you grabbed your hunting rifle in the pre-dawn light, went out by your favorite field, laid in the grass while temps were in the 20’s, and tried like hell to be…

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Outdoors – December 2012

The rhythm of a heartbeat By Steve Ramirez I can see them running, just as if it were happening in the here and now. Our land rover rolled forward over the rutted track, and the children called out to us as they ran along side. “Sweets! Sweets!” they would call, hoping that the Americans had…

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Film – December 2012

Nothing New Review By Jon Whitaker So for the past few weeks I’ve been haunted by these “visions” you could say, which are of Native American Artifacts. My perception when I close my eye’s for a brief moment of sleep, is of close ups of scrappers, arrowheads, and many different kinds of artifacts. They’re not…

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Family – December 2012

Perspective By Christina Marie Sterling   Since Layla was two, we have made a list for Santa. I have kept them safe in a box in my closet, so that when she grows older she can look back and know she believed in something magical. Something… Innocent. This year, we have our special stationary standing…

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Spiritual – December 2012

LISTEN to me…. By Kendall Aaron I have long said that a man can accomplish his greatest thinking while mowing the lawn.  My wife thinks I’m insane, but I’m telling ya, it’s the truth.  Ask any man.  We are isolated, powering a noisy tool, and knocking down cursed weeds by the thousands.  We can think…

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