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MUSIC: Bluegrass Jams at the AgriCultural

By Kristy Watson Bluegrass Jams at the AgriCultural Museum & Arts Center Bluegrass music was born from the people who migrated to America in the 1600s from Ireland,...

PUBLISHER LETTERS

Publisher Letter: December 2021

Dearest EXPLORE reader, Oftentimes, life can be a series of mundane events, punctuated by an intense bright moment that you remember for the rest of...

Publisher’s Letter: November 2021

Dearest EXPLORE reader, These long dark nights. Oh, some of these nights feel endless with the darkness and the stillness and the hours that seem to...

Publisher’s Letter – October 2021

Dearest EXPLORE reader, Charles Bukowski was one of the 20th centuries most well known poets. Maybe you’ve heard of him. Maybe not. I am certainly not...

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...

ART OF

Art of Life: BRANDON & AMY NATION

By Ben Schooley Not many people had a more difficult year than Mr. Brandon Nation and his wife, Amy.  In the middle of the icestorms...

ART OF EMBELLISHMENT: Morrell Jewelry

Morrell Jewelry has been creating beautiful jewelry in Boerne for the past 30 years and has garnered a reputation as one of the area’s...

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 ARTICLES

MOORE ON ART: Tim McMeans

By Deva Moore Art enthusiasts understand the attraction of art is more than its visual beauty. Attraction to art goes much deeper than just the...

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Publisher Letter: December 2021

Dearest EXPLORE reader, Oftentimes, life can be a series of mundane events, punctuated by an intense bright moment that you remember for the rest of...

Art of Life: BRANDON & AMY NATION

By Ben Schooley Not many people had a more difficult year than Mr. Brandon Nation and his wife, Amy.  In the middle of the icestorms...

MUSIC: Bluegrass Jams at the AgriCultural

By Kristy Watson Bluegrass Jams at the AgriCultural Museum & Arts Center Bluegrass music was born from the people who migrated to America in the 1600s from Ireland,...

MOORE ON ART: Tim McMeans

By Deva Moore Art enthusiasts understand the attraction of art is more than its visual beauty. Attraction to art goes much deeper than just the...

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, Oftentimes, life can be a series of mundane events, punctuated by an intense bright moment that you remember for the rest of...
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SURVIVOR STORIES

Art of Life: BRANDON & AMY NATION

By Ben Schooley Not many people had a more difficult year than Mr. Brandon Nation and his wife, Amy.  In the middle of the icestorms...

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...
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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...