A Spring not Soon to be Forgotten

A Spring not Soon to be Forgotten

Story by Catherine Parker As a Texan with deep roots, I can take solace knowing my people can live with a bit of grace, even when life feels gritty. Not to dwell on what should be, I focus on what is.  Suddenly a simplified life offers a bounty. And the greatest gift...
Sauteed in History

Sauteed in History

Story by Sarah Naron Long before Stephen F. Austin State University, Banita Creek Hall, and the tranquil azalea gardens which come to the minds of many people upon hearing the mention of its name, the city of Nacogdoches was thriving. Chances are, if you’ve...
Fredericksburg and Beyond

Fredericksburg and Beyond

Bisecting the Texas Hill Country, U.S. 290 draws most visitors west for a weekend of sipping and shopping. Though find more than miles of vineyards and smiling shop keepers, both Fredericksburg and Johnson City feature museums and historical sites garnering state-wide...

Testpost

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...