Getting Corny

Last month, we discussed Parisa, a delicacy born in central Texas, but virtually unheard of outside a 3 county area. This month, we’re going in the opposite direction. A food item as ubiquitous as a ham sandwich. If you haven’t heard of corny dogs, are you even human? There are two primary places that claim…


Old Timer Predicts 2020

Your favorite Grandpa Old Timer is back, whiskey proudly sitting at the corner of my desk, with another rendition of OLD TIMER’S PREDICTIONS! These are always so fun for me, and let’s face it, they turn out overwhelmingly accurate. I mean, did I predict that Taj-Mah-City Hall would tower ominously over Main Street? Of course…


Art Of The Old Timer

Few columnists that have written for EXPLORE have polarized people more than our favorite curmudgeon, affectionately known simply as Old Timer. Rumors have run rampant the past few years as to the true identity of Old Timer, but all were false. After much convincing, we are pleased to finally be able to unmask Old Timer…


Art Of The Smoke

– By Ben Schooley Barret and Claire Klein, owners of Klein’s Smokehaus in Boerne, enjoy the fact that their business is pretty much the “must-have” BBQ destination when coming through Boerne. While they also run an extremely busy deer processing business at the same location, their dedication to their customers and innovative products have built…


Survivor’s Story

– By Casey Bonham Growing up in a small town where everyone knows your Mom and being the oldest of 3 sisters can have its’ diabolic obstacles. Little did Shanon Collins know, her journey from a youngster in Boerne to a mother, wife and ultimate survivor would be filled with unimaginable consequences. “I had a…

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