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History – December 2018

Keeping Christ in Christian or How I Lost All My Readers and Sabotaged My Career as a Columnist in Small Town USA   Last month I doled out some practical advice to help us all in navigating the holidays with those motley crews of misfits and miscreants we call our families.  An important point I…

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Unwanted Guests

For a long time I’ve been wanting to tell you the story of a Connecticut Yankee who, before he became famous as one of the first American landscape architects and the guy who designed New York’s Central Park, the grounds of the US Capitol building, the Biltmore estate in North Carolina, university campuses all over…

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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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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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History – Beyond Words

This is how an article sometimes happens- a writer becomes discombobulated in that bleak, gray-hued time-out-of-time that settles over everything like a shroud after the holidays have stopped making winter fun (have you ever seen that movie The Others with Nicole Kidman? That’s what I’m talking about.) She’s housebound due to a minor ice storm…

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The Doctor Is In

Original Print Date: Jaunary 2010 Thirty years ago and more, when I was a kid growing up in Boerne, this old one-horse berg had grown so much that we had two doctors to choose from: Dr. Mason and Dr. Day, as well as two drugstores, Ebner’s and Roberts. We were Dr. Mason and Ebner’s people,…

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The Ancient Scourge

Original Print Date: February 2015 If you’ve never heard of a book called Historic Images of Boerne but you don’t actually own it, then I think you should put this magazine down and go buy yourself a copy immediately. Go ahead, I’ll wait. Welcome back. That book you just purchased is an invaluable, encyclopedic resource…

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