Historic Home Goes From Jaded to Jewel

Historic Home Goes From Jaded to Jewel

When the fierce February 2021 Winter Storm Uri spread a pristine coat of snow across San Antonio, Texas, a grand Victorian home on Guenther Street never looked more striking. Three years before, however, the house didn’t glow in the sunshine. Back then, the once...
How Hot Is Houston?

How Hot Is Houston?

I joined the influx of immigrants to Houston about a decade after our friend, Richard Dixon. We didn’t know each other back then, but comparing notes now makes us laugh. The heat of that first summer we spent in our respective corners of the Bayou City was not for the...
Great Depression Art in Texas Post Offices

Great Depression Art in Texas Post Offices

You’ll have to look up to see amazing examples of Great Depression-era art in rural Texas! A massive mural of galloping horses hangs above the postmaster’s door at our post office in La Grange. At nearby Smithville, Texas Rangers make an arrest in another huge...