Writer: DANNY MOGLE / Photographer: SARAH A. MILLER / July/August 2016 I’ve always dreaded July and August. Here are my three good reasons: hot, hotter, hottest. I still break out in a sweat thinking about that dreadful summer not so ...Read More »
Cool it: John Eikner and Keila Brooke escape the heat by admiring the exhibits at the Tyler Museum of Art.
Photographer: LEE LOVELESS PHOTOGRAPHY / July/August 2016 John’s clothing and shoes are from Dillard’s and Keila’s clothings, shoes and accesories are from The Purple Elephant Boutique. Makeup for Keila done by Faces By Tasha.Read More »
First impression: Don’t overlook your foyer. By taking a bold design approach, guests will say ‘wow’ when they open the door.
Writer: KAY FULLER / July/August 2016 It’s true. You really don’t get a second chance to make a great first impression. That goes for your home, too. Your entryway is the first part of the home visitors encounter. It is ...Read More »
The Lil’ Wrangler: With Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in remission, active 12-year-old East Texas boy serves as inspiration as he raises money in the fight against cancer.
Writer: ROBERT MARLIN / July/August 2016 Caleb Guy turned 12 on May 31. He has been battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma since he was 7. At his latest oncology visit, Caleb received the news he wanted to hear for the past four ...Read More »
Writer and photographer: TAMRA BOLTON / July/August 2016 Burnet, the springtime Bluebonnet Capital of Texas, is located about an hour and a half northwest of Austin. I had never taken the time to explore it until recently — and I’m ...Read More »
‘Containers of Meaning:’ Frank Herbert’s act reflects the vibrant images he absorbed growing up in New Orleans
Writer: JAN STATMAN / Photos: COURTESY / July/August 2016 We are all surrounded by a treasure map of images, but it’s only the eye of special artists who capture and store them as inspiration. Frank Herbert combines the pictures of ...Read More »
Calling all ninjas: TV-show inspired obstacle course will bring out the warrior in you if you can somehow find a way to conquer the spider jump and warped wall
Writer: DANNY MOGLE / Photographer: SARAH A. MILLER / July/August 2016 If friends Trace Wohlfahrt and Greg Geis are intimidated by the mile-high (it’s actually only 10-feet high) warped wall in their way, they’re not letting on. Wohlfahrt takes a ...Read More »
Texas Talent: Thanks to a national iPhone video award, Meredith Crawford & the Backhand Band is ready for a bigger stage
Writer: HALEY HOLCOMB / Photographer: SARAH A. MILLER / July/August 2016 Meredith Crawford and Guillermo Murillo are excited. You can see it in their eyes and the expressions on their faces. When they talk about writing and recording songs, performing ...Read More »
Bountiful harvest: Mike Loggins will guarantee you a garden that is the envy of the neighborhood but there is one big catch – Micro Family Farms must do all the hard work
Micro Family Farms Writer: DANNY MOGLE / Photographer: ANDREW D. BROSIG / July/August 2016 Mike Loggins digs through a thick layer of hay covering a vegetable garden and pulls up two heaping handfuls of dark soil. “This is what it’s ...Read More »
Java 101: So, you don’t know beans about coffee. Master roaster Jonathan Ramm is more than happy to help.
Writer: DANNY MOGLE / Photographer: ANDREW D. BROSIG / July/August 2016 I drink a lot of coffee: three or more cups a day. Usually I drink a common brand that you can pick up at any grocery store. I’m not ...Read More »