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The Art Of Discernment

Raymond Lunsford and his wife Lisa have quite the footprint on Main Street of Boerne. Though you might not know their name, they are owners of several buildings, as well as the famous Dienger Building in Boerne. They have taken a passion for this town and developed one of the area’s most widely known destination…

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The Birth Of A Legend

A quick fun “fact” about Boerne Berges Fest. Did you know that the Fajita taco has a tale that links its origin to Boerne Berges Fest? The fajita taco has origins linked directly to Berges Fest: fajita is a TexMex word that means “little belt”, or “sash”, and references the shape of skirt steak, which…

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Sunrise Pottery

Located at 330 FM 474 in Boerne is a hidden treasure: Doug Oian’s studio Sunrise Pottery which opened 19 years ago and is still thriving today. Sunrise Pottery is a wonderful hand thrown, stoneware pottery store and classroom. The Clay Artist creates a wide variety of everyday dinnerware, serving pieces, and home decor as well…

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Floating Texas Rivers

Summer is coming and 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…

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History – All Roads Lead

The very first road builders in Texas were the American bison, whose scientific classification is the very Roadrunner-esque Bison bison and who might have belonged to one of two subspecies in North America, the Bison bison bison. Here’s something you might not know about the beautiful Texas Hill Country and, as pioneer Boerne settler John…

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Summer Camps

Are you looking for something that will not only be fun for your children, but also inspires learning, self esteem and adventure. Look no further. Boerne Parks and Recreation is offering several different day camps for Summer 2018. Science, Engineering and many different youth enrichment type camps just to name a few. SCIENCE CAMPS Bricks…

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Old Timer

One of my favorite things to read each year is the Boerne Star’s BEST OF thing that they do. You’ve got all the normal categories, like BEST BURGER or BEST LAWYER, and some are legit and some are hogwash and everybody knows it. I got to thinking about this the other day and figured I’d…

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Art of The Vow

Kristen Voss and her family began with a simple idea to build a small wedding chapel on their family property off of Ralph Fair Road. As lifelong residents, they wanted to put down even deeper roots and establish a small business…but none of them had any idea the size that it would soon reach and…

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History

All of you readers who, like myself, have ever fancied yourself in the role of amateur sleuth,  will have already recognized the one big hurdle to getting on in that line of work- namely, the scarcity of murders in one’s close proximity which combine the necessary ingredients of being fabulously complicated- preferably hanging upon a…

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Swan Song

It is difficult to have an original thought, idea, or theory. Conventional wisdom says that very few people ever think about anything deeper than what they are going to wear or that which their job requires. In spite of that I have found that almost every time I think I have an original answer to…

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Old Timer

By the time that you read this, our hotly contested Kendall County elections cycle should be over (March 6). I obviously can’t comment as to who won (as I’m writing this in mid-February), but the entire process of elections in this town is one that makes me batty. I shouldn’t say “process” as that’s not…

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