Mason Ladies In Big Bend

Kay Evans, Sherrie Patrick, Trudy Irwin and Cathie Tyler recently enjoyed a road trip adventure to Big Bend and other points of interest in West Texas. The photo is from their hike to the Window in Big Bend National park.

Scramble Ramblings - 10/14/2015

We had 15 golfers show up for the 10/14 Scramble, and they were formed up into four teams. We teed off promptly at 5:00pm, and by 7:00pm the teams began returning to the club house to post their scores. It appears that the skill balance between the teams was pretty closely matched, since 3 of the 4 teams carded a score of 4 under par. The teams that tied were: Larry Smith, Tom, Ron, and Chuck;...

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It is Here! Llano’s Wild West Weekend!

Planning has been underway since October, 20, 2014, the day after last year’s Heritage Days, now called Llano’s Wild West Weekend. What to expect this year is a weekend of Wild West Fun, Chuck Wagon Cook-off and two days of a PRCA Rodeo.The weekend gets started on Thursday as wagons start rolling into Badu Park for the 11th annual Llano River Chuck Wagon Cook-off, the event that created the

Great Hill Country Pumpkin Patch

Perfect Setting for A Children's Festival

Can you recall special memories of visiting a pumpkin patch to pick a big round bright orange pumpkin and the fun you had as a family carving wonderful faces and eating homemade pumpkin pie? It's that time of year again, when the Hill Country begins to change colors marking the beginning of the fall season. Maple Trees, cooler weather and bright orange pumpkins are a sure sign it's that time of...

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Western Trappings Exhibit Begins

“Kintsugi,” Cheryl Quallenberg said. “It’s a Japanese philosophy and repair technique. Kintsugi means if you repair something that’s broken it’s better than it was before. It adds to the beauty of life.” It’s also more valuable because you repair it with gold.We were standing next to a sculpture of mesquite wood that looked like abstract art. Actually it was the way the tree grew and local artist

Changes Underway at Colorado Bend

These are exciting times at Colorado Bend State Park! After two years of planning and hard work the Tinaja Trail is open. The unique feature of the Tinaja itself is impressive – as are the vistas, native plants, and bird life along the trail. The overlook deck on the Tie Slide Trail has also been completed. It’s a great hike and the deck affords stunning views looking down the Colorado River