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.
It was time for a long overdue day trip for this gal. I left home with only one address queued in my phone, my destination was the Caldwell County Courthouse. Other than that I had only ideas of what to do, no plan. But so it usually is with me, the day will just … Continue reading The Unexpected
Sustainable Energy: Then & Now
A mid-December trip took me on roads I had never traveled before, much to my delight. I had traveled through Lubbock before, but never had the opportunity to spend any significant time there. My nephew's graduation from Texas Tech University gave me that opportunity as well as new sights to see along a new route. … Continue reading Sustainable Energy: Then & Now
Happy 50th to the Tower
The Tower of the Americas isn't as old as some of the buildings in downtown San Antonio, but as a 50-year old landmark it does have an interesting past that deserves a blog post. Hop over to Doorway Into the Past to read more.
Kerr County Courthouse
I recently had an opportunity to explore the 1926 Kerr County Courthouse in Kerrville Texas. Just one of the 254 Courthouses of Texas. Click here to read more
San Pedro Park Library
San Antonio is fortunate to have many branch libraries that serve the neighborhoods of the city. I've got a new post up on Doorway Into the Past about the first branch library built in San Antonio. Click the link to read!
Both President Trump and Texas Governor Gregg Abbott have declared September 3, 2017 as a Day of Prayer following the destruction of the Texas Gulf Coast and Houston area after Hurricane Harvey last week. There has been much praying already for these areas and I am hopeful that this Day of Prayer will remind people … Continue reading Eleanor’s Faith
Last week I took a day trip to the Texas coast. I've been wanting to go forever and this was the time. As it turned out it was the perfect time as the temperature was moderate, wind was gentle, the water was very warm and crystal clear. It's been over 30 years since I've seen … Continue reading Clear water
Where is this?
Where is this doorway and what does it lead to? I will tell you that from 1950 until 1989 it was covered over in the name of "modernization". Curious? Of course, so hop on over to Doorway Into the Past and find out the answers to these questions and much more!
The handwriting issue
The handwriting debate (cursive vs printing and legible vs illegible) is nothing new. It's been going on since the caveman started drawing on walls. Mothers have moaned over children's handwriting and complained about the new methods for a long time! So, on a recent visit to the Texas State Capitol I had to laugh as … Continue reading The handwriting issue