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Writer:  NATHAN WRIGHT //  Photographer: VICTOR TEXCUCANO // May/June 2015 Kayla McDaniel had never even been in an airplane the first time she went skydiving as part of a group of fellow University of Texas at Tyler students. She experienced the ...

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At home with Josh Tomlin

Josh Tomlin

Writer: MAYA GOLDEN // Photographer: SCHUYLER WICK // May/June 2015 I open my car door only slightly but it is enough for two eager dogs to stick their heads onto my lap. Fumbling for my briefcase and to steady myself ...

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The Ghostriders

The Ghostriders

Writer: JACQUELINE FOWLER //  Photos: Courtesy // May/June 2015 Snorts, flying dust, jingling bridles. You can feel it in the air. Something great is about to happen. The lights dim and the official equestrian rodeo drill team of Texas moves ...

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The gathering of the cranes


Writer & Photographer:  TAMRA BOLTON // March/April 2015 East Texas is fortunate to be located where two of North America’s major bird migration routes, the Central and Mississippi Flyways, overlap. Because of this unique geographical position, many bird lovers in ...

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A passion for plants

Greg Grant - SFA Gardens

Writer: TAMRA BOLTON // Photos: Courtesy of SFA Greg Grant eats, sleeps and breathes his life’s calling. A nationally recognized expert on developing and using plants that thrive in Texas and The South,  Greg is the author of “Texas Fruit ...

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Taking a better course

photo by Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph

Writer: DANNY MOGLE // Photographer:  SARAH A. MILLER // March/April 2015 It’s just minutes into a group’s session at the ETMC Behavioral Health Center’s Changing Courses Ropes program and orchestrated chaos has broken out. The participants have formed a circle ...

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Mardi Gras Texas style

Mardi Gras: Texas Style

Writer: DANNY MOGLE // Photography: SARAH A. MILLER and courtesy Laissez les bon temps rouler! Sounds good to me. Thankfully New Orleans doesn’t have a monopoly on all the Mardi Gras fun and festivities. Over the years, Texas cities from Galveston ...

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The Packers, Green Bay and Matt Flynn

Green Bay, Packers & Matt Flynn

Writer: TAMRA BOLTON // Photographer: TAMRA BOLTON and courtesy To understand the popularity of the storied Green Bay Packers, you have to understand its unique ties to the citizens of Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers remain the heart and soul ...

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Winter in Wisconsin


Writer and Photographer: TAMRA BOLTON // Nov/Dec 2014 Instead of taking a skiing trip to Colorado, consider giving Death’s Door a try?  No, I’m not referring to the old adage, but to Door County, Wisconsin, which got its nickname from ...

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