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From The Publisher

Original Print Date: September 2011 These are my grandparents: Patsy Sue Craighead and Bedie Lee Craighead, Jr. They celebrated 65 years of marriage this past fall. Like many, many others, we (the grandkids) created ridiculous names for them that then stuck and followed them forever. For me, this is a picture of my Tutu and…

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Dangerous Toys

Original Print Date: August 2014     LAWN DARTS It doesn’t take much imagination to see why steel missiles with weighted skewers could make for a dangerous toy. Originally designed to pierce lawns in a game similar to horseshoes, children found different ways to use the darts. After the deaths of at least three children…

Boerne Professional Artists

EXPLORE MAGAZINE: March 2017 Sue Talford – Boerne Performing Arts – 830.238.4842   What is Bollywood you ask?  Coined by a journalist in the 1970’s, this term refers to the film industry based in the city of Mumbai, India, which used to be called Bombay.   Bombay + Hollywood = Bollywood!   Quick facts: India…

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Not Yo’ Mamma’s Thanksgiving

Break out the basters and the pop up timers. IT’S THANKSGIVING! Everyone has their own definition of what Thanksgiving is and how it should be done, but in general, there isn’t a lot of variation. Turkey, maybe ham, bread, mashed potatoes, yams, dressing, cranberry sauce and mountains of desserts. However, there is an unfortunate trend…

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Haunted Houses of Boerne

For generations, Boerne residents have heard spooky ghost stories about some of our most historic buildings. With Halloween approaching, it’s a perfect time to revisit three of Boerne’s most popular haunted landmarks: The Dienger Building, Ye Kendall Inn, and Country Spirit.  While most visitors may not encounter any ghosts – the stories behind them will…

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Old Timer

Things that shall never change There are a lot of things that I’d like to change about our area. From traffic to noise to housing developments to bone-headed decisions made by city government, my list is long. Oh yes, there are many things I’d like to see cleaned up around here. However, as the July…

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The Troubadour

There are so many pages to my story I’m not ready to write. So many places I can’t go. It’s like cleaning out an attic; I started with a few easy-to-reach places, simple stories. Then someday I’ll work my way to the darker, bug-infested corners looming at the edges my mind. Waiting for their time. And then there…

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The Art of Teaching

Prolific historian, Jacques Barzun wrote, “Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.” Most of us forget that the teachers we send our children to every day are not babysitters. They are patient, talented and courageous individuals that possess the raw tools to instruct a classroom of students…

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