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By Matt Kersh Over the last 3 and ½ years, my column here has featured nearly 40 different gifted men and women that spend their...

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Publisher – October 2022

Dearest EXPLORE reader, What an amazing issue this one is. 1. it’s our BEST OF issue which is always so much fun and 2. It’s...

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Dearest EXPLORE reader, Many months ago I wrote this little column about perhaps the most famous poet of the 20th Century, Charles Bukowski. No, I’m not...

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Dearest EXPLORE reader, There’s a tribe in Africa, (the Massai Tribe, I believe) that does a most unique thing when somebody makes a mistake. They believe...

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Dearest EXPLORE reader, Ever want to just give up? You ever want to give up on your job? Your relationships? Your obligations? Your life? You ever...

Publisher Letter: June 2022

Dearest EXPLORE reader, I’m fascinated by sailing. Not “driving around Canyon Lake on a Bayliner” type time on the water, but the old-school “sailboat from Texas...

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By Ben Schooley   Dearest EXPLORE reader, When I was 14, I was rummaging around in the back of my parent’s closet (for a reason I cannot...

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THE ART OF THE TOUCH

By Ben Schooley Nancy Frazier, owner of Massage Matters has fast become one of the area’s most popular Massage Therapists. Utilizing her knowledge in her...

THE ART OF: FARMING WINE

By Ben Schooley Silouan Bradford had his life mapped out. Then, he decided that maybe he didn’t have it perfectly mapped out. Then he switched...

THE ART OF ILLUMINATION

By Ben Schooley Grant Jacobs, owner of Crankmeyer Lighting, puts a positive spin on salvaged materials and creates some of the most unique custom lighting...

ART ARTICLES

MOORE ON ART: Susan Die

by Deva Moore Artists touch every one’s soul in a different and earth shattering way!!! Susan Die and her art fit that bill perfectly…one might...

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FOOD ARTICLES

Profile: Joe Olsen of Free Roam Brewing Company

How many years have you been slinging drinks? Since Free Roam opened in February 2022. What’s something people don’t understand about your job? It is hard work!...

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