Daily Archives: July 29, 2016

From the Publisher

Dearest EXPLORE reader, This one might be a little interesting, as I’m currently looking out the window of room 305 of the Methodist Hospital where I have been for the past four days. I’m sitting in the bed, TV muted on the wall above me, with a bedpan lying on the floor to my right….


Black Ribbons Part 2

The next twenty minutes found me standing outside the motel. Making a few calls on the phone down my list: Dad, girlfriend, friends back home, and finally anything I was missing for work. I was in the middle of texting my girlfriend about what she did last night when the driver pulled up.  “Ruh-ne?” he yelled…


The Art of Jewelry

Morrell Jewelry has been creating beautiful jewelry in Boerne for the past 25 years, and has garnered a reputation as one of the area’s most skilled and respected artisans in the area. Owned and operated for decades by Dave Morrell, ownership was eventually transferred to long-time employee, Jeanette Alcazar. Her own love and passion for…


Sure Fire

BBQ doesn’t always have to be about brisket, ribs, and sausage. Here are some dishes to add a bit of interest at your next big summertime shindig…or to just enjoy around the dinner table on a Tuesday evening. BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese 3 cups chicken (shredded) 1/2 cup BBQ sauce 8 slices Texas toast bread 6 Tbsps. butter (softened, or more or…


Stupid Smelly People

This one is for the person that grew up in the church, became disenchanted because of “church people”, has pretty much given up on their spiritual journey, probably hasn’t attended church in years, and just kind of shrugs their shoulders at the whole notion of GOD and ends the conversation with “I’m a good person…


Old Timer

After signing off and riding into the sunset… I’M BACK. I became so irritated with this stupid column and with the noise that it had created in my life that I figured it was just easier to walk away. Well, it WOULD be easier just to walk away, but I also had to admit that…

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