November 9, 2019

When you arrive in Pittsburg, Texas, think chickens. It was here in 1946, that Lonnie “Bo” Pilgrim and his pet chicken “Henrietta” started Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. And now, there is the annual Chick Fest that features a kids’ rooster crowing contest and chicken scratch bi...

November 2, 2019

Emma was one of five girls in a strong Christian family. Because her father really wanted sons, he forced the girls to dress like boys and work in his fields. When Emma became 17 years of age, her father arranged a marriage that Emma refused. After so many years of phy...

October 26, 2019

Why is the face of a mass murderer engraved on a United States coin? The other day I was looking for quarters in my big bag of loose coins. You may have a similar bag or jar where you toss spare change from a purchase. That’s when I came across an old Buffalo nickel.


October 19, 2019

“Get out. The fire is coming.” It was 1889 when the small town of Richmond, Texas, caught fire. Eventually, almost one-half of the town was destroyed, including most of the business district. Did the Nation (Veranda) Hotel survive?

You may remember the name of Carry A....

October 12, 2019

Texas has many unique tourist attractions. Several must-see sights include the Cadillac Ranch (Amarillo), the world’s largest can of oatmeal (Bertram), the Toilet Seat museum (San Antonio), and the Beer Can house (Houston).

On a visit to Seguin, our host took us to...

October 5, 2019

In 1877, as the story goes, James and Armanda Lynch settled in a small valley in Palo Pinto County, about 50 miles west of Fort Worth, Texas. They had suffered much in their quest for a new home, with Comanches and malaria as their biggest enemies.  

By the time a small...

September 28, 2019

There are many amazing heroes of the Texas Revolution. William B. Travis, Sam Houston, and James Fannin are rightfully enshrined in the chronicles of Texan history. But, what about George Webb Slaughter?

It was Slaughter who carried clandestine correspondence from Gen....

September 21, 2019

The Alamo in San Antonio is rightly named the “Cradle of Texas liberty.” New Spain's 18th-century Catholic churchmen and soldiers first established the mission in East Texas, and later relocated it to San Antonio where it was known as the Mission del San Antonio de Val...

September 14, 2019

The other day, an “elderly” woman was assaulted in a Houston parking lot. Later in the report, they told her age, and she was actually four years younger than me! UGH! How would they have referred to me? Ancient? Prehistoric?

Well, my aching back reminds me that senecti...

September 7, 2019

One evening, I was called to meet with a church family as they moved their loved one into a hospice facility. It was a very emotional experience for everyone. Words seemed so futile in the face of a devastating medical prognosis that basically says, “we can do nothing...

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