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MUSICIAN OF THE MONTH: Michael James Carey

Music connects us as human beings. There’s no denying this fact. It’s a universal language. To be human is to be affected by the...

PUBLISHER LETTERS

Publisher Letter: September 2021

Dearest EXPLORE reader, I’ve wanted to be and do a few things in my lifetime. During some chapters of my life, I picture myself wearing...

Publisher Letter – August 2021

Dearest EXPLORE reader, When I was in college, I worked at the Rainbow Play Systems showroom on weekends in Lubbock. It was a pretty cushy...

Publisher Letter – July 2021

Dearest EXPLORE reader, Lately I’ve been wanting to learn how to paint. I’d like be able to paint art, a skill that I most certainly...

Publisher Letter – June 2021

Dearest EXPLORE reader, I just stood at the window over my kitchen sink and watched a big old black crow peck his way around my...

Publisher Letter – May 2021

Dearest EXPLORE reader, I can solve every problem on earth while mowing the lawn. Something about being alone, earbuds firmly in my ear, the roar...

Publisher Letter – April 2021

Dearest EXPLORE reader, Sometimes I wonder about the answer to a most simple question: When will I get it ALL right? I have learned that after...

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ART OF SUPPORTING LAW ENFORCEMENT

In a recent City sponsored survey about issues that impact its citizens, people were asked to gauge their approval of a variety of issues...

ART OF THE DREAM: Christina & Patrick Cleary

Christina Cleary and her husband Patrick have quickly made an impact in Boerne. Owners of Salty & Sweet, the extremely popular old-fashioned candy/popcorn store,...

ART OF: STONE MASONRY

Since man had the ability to make and use tools, stonemasonry has existed. This meticulous craft of shaping rocks into precise geometrical shapes and...

ART ARTICLES

Moore on Art: The 2 Alicias of Maker’s Place

Boerne’s own Alicia Carillo is a dynamo as one person but when there are TWO Alicia Carillo’s, they are dynamite!!! Alicia Carillo (better known...

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Publisher Letter: September 2021

Dearest EXPLORE reader, I’ve wanted to be and do a few things in my lifetime. During some chapters of my life, I picture myself wearing...

BIGTOOTH MAPLES FOR BOERNE

The Bigtooth Maples for Boerne program continues, thanks to a Cibolo Preserve grant and the local community’s dedication to planting and caring for the...

ART OF SUPPORTING LAW ENFORCEMENT

In a recent City sponsored survey about issues that impact its citizens, people were asked to gauge their approval of a variety of issues...

Interesting Holidays in September

September is finally here! We are happy that school is back, but sad that summer is almost over. Enjoy the rest of this month...

REFLECTIONS

Broken Hearts

By Sam Smith What if? I know you have obstacles that stand between you and where you would like to be. We all do. I know you...

Live Positive

II try to be a positive person these days. Seems to be a better way to live than being negative. So last night, I tested...

Vampires

GGarlic anyone? Tom Cruise made this awful movie once called “Interview With a Vampire.” I only went because my favorite band of all time did...

Nothing Left To Fear

WWhen the great books are closed on this foul year of our Lord, two thousand twenty, one word will stand above them all. Not coronavirus....

Still Gonna Die

SShel Silverstein wrote a bunch of country music lyrics in the 1980s. Then he got a bunch of country music legends like Waylon Jennings...

FAVORITES

Dearest EXPLORE reader, I’ve wanted to be and do a few things in my lifetime. During some chapters of my life, I picture myself wearing...
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SURVIVOR STORIES

SURVIVOR’S STORY – Summer Poole

TThere are not many little girls who aren’t captivated by the love stories introduced to them by Disney and other sources at an early...

Survivor’s Story – Natalie Biggers

TThe childhood experience living in the Hill Country has drastically changed over the years and what once brought many newcomers to the area has...

Survivor’s Story – Katie Miller

SSouthern California is the host of bountiful beauty from crystal blue waves, snowy mountain tops, towering trees to glittering sunshine. It only makes sense...

Survivor’s Story

By Casey Bonham TThe unpredictable adventures of step parenting are often glazed with overwhelming hurdles and surreal expectations. I would dare guess that at least...
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FOOD ARTICLES

Let’s Talk About Fajitas

By Christine Friesenhahn No, Chilis did not invent them. In fact, Chilis lacks the capacity to even prepare them properly anymore since they removed their...

Red Wine’s Evil Minions

UUsually I share with you recipes for famous foods born in Texas. This week, I’m sharing a recipe born in Texas, but not yet...

Apple Of My Pie

IIt is often said that cooking is art and baking is science. Cooking was so natural to a right-brained, artistic type like myself. I...

Praise The Lard!

IIn Texas, like everywhere else, there are four main food groups. Ours are Mexican Food, Barbecued Brisket, Chicken Fried Steak, and Chili. Some would...