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Trivialis is Not a Rural Contestant on Jeopardy by Mike Cox
trivialis, or southern dewberry, grows along rural roads, railroad right of way,
fence lines, in draws and old fields. Full of vitamin C, dewberries also have
lesser amounts of vitamins A and B, along with minerals. And they taste good,
sweeter than their relative, the blackberry.
Hockley Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 2-26-13Alleyton
Colorado Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson & Nesbitt Memorial library 2-22-13|
Antics in Austin by Wanda Orton 2-21-13|
next to youngest child of Sam and Margaret Houston drove everyone nuts with his
shenanigans. One might say that Andrew Jackson Houston was a brat.
The Best Pictures That Never Won Best Picture Oscar by Maggie Van Ostrand
can hope our favorite movie will come away with the big prize, but in the long
run, some of the best pictures ever made did not receive Best Picture Oscars..Katemcy
by Mike Cox 2-20-13
Texans and Comanches were not always trying to kill each other, it just seemed
Mason Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson, Erik Whetstone & Brian Hill 2-20-13Tulia
Swisher Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 2-19-13|
Calhoun Co New photos courtesy Sarah Reveley 2-15-13Cedar
Station Terrell Co New photos courtesy Phil Bebbington
Anderson Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 2-14-13
Slocum, the Town that
Blew Away - By Sandy Fiedler
Coleman Co Vintage photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 2-10-13Rossville
Atascosa Co Photos courtesy William Beauchamp 2-11-13Harbor
City San Patricio Co Vintage photo courtesy William Beauchamp
English Gentleman and the Beer Joint by Bill Cherry 2-8-13|
one soul thinks he isnít a better person from having known him. And everyone has
his own story to tell with a smile in remembrance.
Camels Came to Texas by Murray Montgomery 2-7-13
Some Texans may
not be know that once upon a time the Lone Star State was home to not only longhorns
and buffalo, but another ornery and smelly beast the North African camel.
Granny's Apron Strings by Frances Giles 2-7-13
maternal Czech grandmother, for whom I was named, was a warm, sweet presence in
my childhood, and I always felt her unconditional love and approval.
Town with an Alias by Bob Bowman 2-3-13|
Omen, a small community
of about 150 souls, may be the only town in East Texas that once went by an alias.
Connection by Wanda Orton 2-3-13
watching a TV history program about Napoleonís exile on St. Helena, I kept thinking
about Liberty County...
Riddled Buddies by Clay Coppedge 2-1-13|
Walker met Frazier in the prison hospital at Huntsville. The two men soon realized
they had a lot in common, including gunshot wounds...
Texas leaves the Union by Jeffery Robenalt 2-1-13|
the election of Abraham Lincoln in November 1860, events moved swiftly toward
secession. South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union and other
states in the old south quickly followed suit, but in Texas newly elected Governor
Sam Houston stubbornly refused to call a convention to even discuss the issue.
Times at Amarillo High by Mike Cox 1-31-13|
the seniors who would graduate from Amarillo High School in 1942 showed up for
their first day of classes, they and all their underclassmates received an orange
student handbook. The booklet ... included some things that would seem totaly
bizarre to 12th graders today, like dating dos and doníts...
Haskell Co photos courtesy Jennifer Holmes 1-31-13
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