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Texas Escapes Online Magazine
DECEMBER 2014


Latest entry: December 19, 2014
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"I will a round unvarnish'd tale deliver." - Shakespeare, Othello.
Higher Calling
Christmas
  • A Higher Calling by Maggie Van Ostrand 12-19-14
  • Christmas Eve, 1914 Poem by David Knape 12-16-14
  • Ghost of Cookies Past by Mike Cox 12-16-14
  • The Ark-La-Tex Three-State-Marker by Barclay Gibson 12-19-14
  • Column
  • Hard Times on the Medina by Mike Cox 12-18-14
  • Ghost Towns
  • Concepcion Duval Co Photos courtesy Gerald Massey 12-17-14
  • Big Valley Mills Co Courtesy John Germann Collection 12-17-14
  • "Once Upon A Line" by d.knape
  • Rocks 12-16-14
  • God's Green Earth 12-16-14
  • When Writing Comes Easy 12-16-14
  • Town
  • Cheek Jefferson Co Courtesy John Germann Collection 12-15-14
  • Column
  • Booger Red - ugliest man living or dead by Murray Montgomery 12-15-14
  • Ghost Towns
  • Bryant Station Milam Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 12-14-14
  • Mercer's Gap Comanche Co Courtesy John Germann Collection & Barclay Gibson 12-13-14
  • Sandy Creek Bridge
    Cooke County
  • Cooke County Sandy Creek Through Truss Bridge by Barclay Gibson 12-12-14
  • Callisburg Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson
  • Columns
  • A History of the "Other " Dublin by Mike Cox 12-11-14
  • Dec. 10, 1836 - Texas Flag History Cartoon by Roger Todd Moore 12-10-14
  • Montague County
  • Brushy Mound Photos courtesy Mike Price 12-9-14
  • "Once Upon A Line" by d.knape
  • Old fossil 12-9-14
  • If I Were You 12-9-14
  • To Whom Concerned 12-9-14
  • Column
  • The death of a subdivision by Wanda Orton 12-8-14
  • "Of books I sing"
  • Tom Connally Remembers his Fatherís Change of Heart by John Troesser 12-7-14
  • Town
  • Ranger Eastland Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson & Mike Price
  • Towns & Ghost Towns
  • Thorpe Schleicher Co Courtesy John Germann Collection 12-6-14
  • Thorpe Orange Co GLO map 12-6-14
  • Texla Orange Co Ghost Town GLO map 12-6-14
  • Column
  • The Not So Great Cowboy Strike of 1883 by Clay Coppedge 12-5-14
  • McMullen County
  • McMullen County Courthouse by Terry Jeanson 12-4-14
  • Dog Town Jail Photos courtesy Terry Jeanson 12-5-14
  • Tilden County Seat
    Town
  • Colfax Van Zandt Co 12-5-14
  • Columns
  • Sunday, Nov. 24, 1963 by Mike Cox 12-4-14
  • Big Red History Cartoon by Roger Todd Moore 12-3-14
  • Birds
  • Coastal Birds of Texas IV by Ken Rudine 12-3-14
  • Buffalo Soldiers by Jeffery Robenalt 12-2-14
    In nearly thirty years of dedicated and arduous service, Buffalo Soldiers won the grudging respect of even the most prejudiced of their white officers. The black cavalrymen and infantrymen were awarded nine Medals of Honor for meritorious valor in combat and countless other awards and commendations for distinguished service. More importantly, Buffalo Soldiers were a credit to the African-American race.
  • "Once Upon A Line" by d.knape
  • You Don't Forget Love 12-2-14
  • Better By Morning 12-2-14
  • Running Away With My Imagination 12-2-14
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