Spirit of the american west

Spirit of the american west

KR Wood dedicates album to the 150-year anniversary of the Chisholm Trail As a young child my Dad introduced me to the Sons of the Pioneers, the famed western singing group that sang songs of the trails and life in the Old West. K.R. Wood, also known as Camp Cookie to...
Strawberry and Peach Soup

Strawberry and Peach Soup

2 cups sliced, ripe strawberries 2 cups sliced, ripe peaches 1/2 cup sugar 1 lime, juiced 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup white grape juice Combine the strawberries and peaches in a food processor or blender until liquefied. Add in the sugar,...
Source of Inspiration

Source of Inspiration

Poem, ‘Footprints in the Sand,’ inspires East Texas artist to bring the poem to life and create a landmark in Carthage. Statue of Jesus is the largest bronze statue of Him in the United States. Words, more than anything, can inspire. A poem most Christians are...
Great Antiquing Towns

Great Antiquing Towns

Shopping for antiques can grow into an obsession taking people to some great places in and around Texas.   Shopping for and buying antiques, for many folks, quit being a hobby long ago, trading in that status for an obsession. For an antique lover, having...
BERCLAIR MANSION

BERCLAIR MANSION

Structure was once largest of its kind in the United States. A few miles southwest of Goliad in the community of Berclair sits a structure seemingly out of place on the plains of South Texas — the Berclair Mansion. A 75-year-old widow built the mansion in 1936. Etta...