Daily Archives: November 25, 2013

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History – Of Christmas Past

The German immigrants who founded our beautiful town of Boerne brought many fine Christmas traditions with them from their homeland- the Tannenbaum or Christmas tree, the Adventskranz, the Advent wreath, gorgeous with its evergreen and rose red candles…buuuuuuut we’re not talking about that this Christmas season. Today we will be discussing the great holiday traditions…

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Music – The Troubadour

Let’s start on a grey evening, driving into a new town from miles of highway. Every night: show, pack up, drive, unload. City through mirrored city. Slowly watching the past polished out into a reflection of television suburbia. Shelled out. Some cities hold well, the small ones better than the others. When I was 15…

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Gardening

Sure, I know what you are thinking “a funny time to start writing about gardening”, but no, there are many reasons to plant the seeds of inspiration as the shortest days and coldest mornings approach. While many are focusing their efforts on shopping for the newest in hand held combination phone-toaster-bug zapper, or boarding up…

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As a card-carrying resident of the Texas Hill Country, and more specifically Boerne, there are a few things that you need to know about. You might have only moved here this past summer, but as a resident, there are certain “secret” things that we’re about to let you in on. These are places, experiences, and…

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An Open Letter from Old Timer

GROWTH No single word will split this community faster than the word GROWTH. We have one faction, that will spit insults at anyone that uses terms like “responsible growth” or “controlled growth”, because, well, the word GROWTH is in there, and it will eternally piss them off. They want no new growth; they want little…

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