Daily Archives: May 30, 2013

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Music – June 2013

Cade Baccus By Leah Bredemeyer | leah@smvtexas.com With his new album “Delirium Tremens” (the scientific term for alcohol withdrawals, and it’s about the perils of partying and nightlife, both serious and comical) in the works, in our opinion, singer and songwriter Cade Baccus is on the right track to become Texas’ next big thing. These…

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History – June 2013

Hometown Heros By Marjorie Hagy | thefam2001@yahoo.com History isn’t just the stuff that happened to George Washington, or Napoleon for that matter, or King Tut, nor even one hundred and sixty-four years ago when a town named Boerne was born. It’s not just the crumbling limestone walls of Tusculum or the sepia-toned wedding pictures of…

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Old Timer – June 2013

I love Boerne. I really do. Why else would I move here decades ago, raise a family, and stay here to put up with all of you new folks that are mucking up my town? I’m sorta kidding. I actually like most of you new folks, but I do wish you’d understand that Boerne is…

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Wine – June 2013

The History of Texas Wine By Tom Geoghegan | TGeoghegan@boernewineco.com After receiving several comments on the Texas Wine Trail article, I thought it might be fun to look back to the history of the Texas wine industry. As most of us remember, the discovery of the new world was funded by Spain in the late…

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Books – June 2013

Great Summer Reads   REVENGE WEARS PRADA By: Lauren Weisberger Revenge Wears Prada picks up eight years after Andy parted ways with Miranda on bad terms. Andy is now editing The Plunge, the hottest bridal magazine around, alongside Emily, her one-time Runway nemesis turned current BFF. While Andy is planning her own wedding to Max,…

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Fitness – June 2013

To Tri or not to Tri By: Cathie De La Rosa | cathietheoriginal1@hotmail.com Hey boys and girls! So as I pondered what to bring to you this month (a lofty task because health and fitness is such a broad topic), I decided to dig into another area that I have interest in, Triathlons. My thought…

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Film – June 2013

Nothing New Review By Jon Whitaker | drywhitstudio@ymail.com So by now y’all know that I like to think a lot. Or, is it too much? Hmm… Either way, it can get old. Acceptance is a wave that has been washing over me recently (which probably has a bit to do with a recent birthday that…

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Spiritual – June 2013

Weak = Strong By Kendall D. Aaron | kendall@hillcountryexplore.com So I have a counselor that I see every other week or so. He prays with me and helps me look at problems from a very Christian perspective. I find it highly beneficial to me. Yes, even Christians need help dealing with issues sometimes. There was…

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Dining – June 2013

Veni, Vidi, Vichyssoise By Christine Friesenhan | texana@aol.com | texanaskitchen.com Latin is the known as the “master language,” because it forms the basis for other languages, such as Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Italian. And because the legal and medical professions have existed since antiquity, much of the professional jargon for both is still heavily influenced…

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Burger Me – June 2013

Summer’s in full swing and what better way to spend the balmy evenings than grilling up some 100% grade A beef. Here are a few ideas that we here at EXPLORE like to womp up when the mercury starts rising. Enjoy! Classic Cheeseburger Lettuce, tomatoes, onions, pickles, mustard and or mayo, choice of cheese. Depending…

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Day Trips – June 2013

During the summer, living in Boerne gives us many opportunities to partake in activities involving water. We live near several lakes and are a short three hour drive to the coast. But one of the most popular summer water activities is jumping in a tube and floating down a Texas river. To help you navigate…

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