Daily Archives: October 30, 2014

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From the Publisher

Dearest EXPLORE reader, Texas, and in particular the far West Texas region, is chock full of what most of us would call “ghost towns.” Sometimes little more than a small cluster of clapboard buildings, many leaning over at this point, were once the central hub to an actual working town. I have toured some of…

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Troubadour

By Rene Villanueva “I’ve seen’em… all of’em… right here,” the boulder of a man never closed his mouth. When he wasn’t talking he was breathing, but always a big open hole where words came out and beer went in. His lips were too thin to be seen under his two day salt and pepper. He…

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The History of Sisterdale, Texas

By Marjorie Hagy  |  thefam2001@yahoo.com The whole thing started with a guy riding along the old Pinta Trail, going from one place to start over in another place, when he saw a whole new place that took his breath away with its beauty. He was supposed to be just passing through this valley between two…

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Six-String Professor

How long have you been in Boerne? I have lived in the Boerne area since 1975. My wife and I bought a home here in 1994. We opened our business here in 2001. So I’ve seen a lot of changes in the area in those years. Give us a brief history of how the businesses…

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Let Go and Let God

By Kendall D. Aaron | kendall@hillcountryexplore.com I have failed at various things in my life. Oh boy, have I failed. I have failed in historic and grand fashion. I’ve obviously survived these failures, but they also left quite the impact on me and my life. They are the events that require you to stop, dust…

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The Doctor’s Orders

By Tom Geoghegan  |  TGeoghegan@boernewineco.com For those of us who remember watching that 60 Minutes segment titled the “French Paradox” on November 17th 1991, it was a true epiphany for the typical American lifestyle. We took our first serious look at moderate wine consumption actually being part of a healthy lifestyle, especially when combined with…

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It’s Your Choice

By Paul Wilson Every one of us has a picture in our head of what we’d like our life to look like. While it may be different for every person, each of us possesses some kind of a mental image of our ideal life. For most people, this picture is a collage of ideas about…

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Cooking Czech

By Chef Dame Denise Mazal  |  Member of Czech Culinary Associations, WACS and LDEI • Honored by Best Chefs America BCA Boerne is a town founded by people of German and Czech descent. We thought it would be fun to provide the readers of EXPLORE with some cooking ideas from our resident expert on cuisine…

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EXPLORE Fitness Update

By Cathie De La Rosa I’m so glad you’re back with us this month, checking out what we’ve been up to in our fitness challenge. As you read this, our group has been hard at work for almost 60 days, kicking, screaming and crying… Well not really, but they’ve hopefully been learning a few things…

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Old Timer

Hey Old Timer – any thoughts toward the new Veteran’s Park? Actually, I think that it looks fantastic. Some of those names on the memorial were friends of mine, and I think that the new layout and design is far more focused and hallowed. I know that there’s lot of folks out there that piss…

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