The Painted Churches of Schulenburg

Schulenburg, Texas, is a thriving, peaceful little town of 2852 citizens nestled in the rolling hills between Austin and Houston. Its beginning dates back to a land grant given to Kesiah Crier in 1831 by the Mexican government and was settled by German and Czech...

The Playa Lake Field Day

The Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge hosted a playa lake field day on May 18th. I didn’t know much about these big puddles of water, so I decided I needed to find out more about them. By the end of the day, I decided  they tend to be misunderstood and...

I Knew B.J. Thomas. Sort of.

B.J. Thomas died Saturday, May 29th, to cancer. I was sorry we lost him. I grew up listening to his music when he sang with The Triumphs, a rock bank based in Rosenberg, Texas, where I grew up. Okay, it’s a stretch to say I knew  him. He was a senior at Lamar...

Sam and Lisa

The year was 1998; the football game the night of October 30th was in Muleshoe against rival Friona. It was a very rainy night in Muleshoe, and the game came to be known as the Mud Bowl. The officials finally gave in and halted the game a little before halftime, and...

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