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NO F***ING GOOD

One of my all time favorite movies is “Scent of a Woman”, starring Al Pacino as a blind veteran that lost his eyesight when he was drunk and start fooling around with a hand grenade. Since his accident, he basically spends the majority of his time sitting in his daughter’s guest house on her property…

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Boerne Performing Arts 2019 Season

Keep Calm and Carry On… a motivational poster produced by the British government in 1939 in preparation for World War II…has been adopted by Boerne Performing Arts as a motivational slogan in preparation for their 2019 Season! Another popular World War II poster in America…We Can Do It…has also become a motto for Boerne Performing…

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Old Timer

We’re going to talk about one of the most controversial topics in all of Boerne. One that separates people, has led to gunfights, and has almost torn the entire town apart. Gateway Loop? Growth? $chultz’s beard? Nah. We’re going to talk about the River Road Park and Old Timer’s demands for how to fix things…

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From the Publisher

Life is a conversation. Make it a good one. I read that little quote in a book the other day and it was one of those statements that caused me to pause and really think it through. It contains an extraordinary amount of truth, and it also contains a challenge; a challenge that reveals a…

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January is for Fruit Trees

If you are like me, we are all five pounds heavier from the numerous apple and pecan pies we have consumed over the past thirty days; but hopefully we still have happy visions of sugar plums dancing in our heads. The next few weekends are usually spent napping on the sofa, lulled by sounds of…

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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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Music – Shane Walker

Musician Shane Walker has a strong knowledge of the arts, whether it encompasses his music career, teaching career or his hobbies. He lives life to its fullest, emerging himself with nature and his passions in life. He develops his own lyrics for his “Indie/Alt-Country” music style and continues to gain inspiration for making it his…

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CDs

                  Sam Riggs and the Night People Outrun the Sun 2013 debut album from the Country singer/songwriter and his band. Produced by Erik Herbst (Eli Young Band, Bowling For Soup, Josh Abbott Band), Outrun The Sun signals a lyrical comprehension that reaches far beyond Sam’s years, and…

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With Thanks to the Folks at Frogs Leap

Anyone that’s a fan of the winery has seen their poster…”Times fun when you’re having flies”. This article starts my second year of contributing articles to Explore (Thank you Ben for this ongoing opportunity). It’s sorta hard to accept the fact that it’s been a  whole year later, but here we are with cool weather…

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From the Publisher

DREAM. \’drem\ A strongly desired goal or purpose (Merriam-Webster) I had a desired goal or purpose one day. And that became EXPLORE. Over the past 6 years, I’ve had more fun than anyone should be allowed to have. I can’t believe that I’m here typing a Publisher’s Letter to commemorate our 6th Anniversary, but sure…

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