This 1920's theater is still serving the community today as a live performance theater. It's also listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a part of the Caldwell Courthouse Historic District. Click here to read more about it's long history.
These intriguing stairs are part of Mission Concepcion, one of 5 missions that comprise the San Antonio Missions Historical Park. Read more on Doorway Into the Past...
Several posts back I shared about finding the not a mystery anymore building. After a little research I discovered this building has an interesting history and put a post on Doorway Into the Past. WordPress won't let me insert the link, so here it is to cut and paste! http://doorwayintothepast.blogspot.com/2016/10/hinds-county-armory.html
Bentley and I have been enjoying a few days in Jackson MS at the wonderful dog show they host each September. Or rather I should say that I have ben enjoying this time as Bentley would just as soon be home sleeping on the sofa! I had planned several outings, but other than one cemetery… Continue reading The not a mystery anymore building
After we finished with a dog show in Victoria, Texas a few weeks ago Bentley and I headed out to do some exploring. I honestly think he knows the word "explore" because after we got in the car to leave the show I looked at him and said, "let's go exploring" he perked up and… Continue reading Patti Welder Middle School
What do the Goddess of Liberty and Lady Justice have in common other than they each overlook their respective kingdoms? Well, they share many common things with one exception. Let me introduce you to these two lovely ladies. The Goddess of Liberty sits high atop the Texas State Capitol surveying the busy city of Austin… Continue reading The Goddess and the Lady
Click here to go to Doorway Into the Past to read about the 1905 Navarro County Courthouse in Corsicana, Texas. Stay tuned for an interesting story about the Lady of Justice that adorns the front of the building!
After a week of wandering around, looking at this and that, impulsively travelling here and there, and immensely enjoying myself I have returned home. It has been a good week, and truthfully, I would like for it to have continued. I had good intentions of doing daily reports like I usually do when I travel, but… Continue reading Vagabond Week
Somethings just never change, thankfully. The simple pleasures that delighted our grandparents and those even before them still delight us today. On a recent visit to the Texas State Capitol I discovered that one of the plaques on the grounds shared that a small lake had once existed in that spot. "In December 1906, the… Continue reading Picnic in the park
Our day started early at the dog show. I was still in the hallway outside when the welcoming announcements were made and everyone was asked to observe a moment of silence in honor of the heroes of the 9/11 attacks. While the National Anthem played I rubbed Bentley's ears and silently gave thanks to God… Continue reading Jackson Dog Show – Day 2