Monthly Archives: September 2014

In a Class of It’s Own-Exploring Edible Wild Plants of Houston

A Short Reminder of History If the name Meriwether seems familiar you probably have heard of the Lewis and Clark Expedition commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson after the Louisiana purchase in 1803. This expedition was under the command of Captain … Continue reading

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Industrial Country Market — Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Daniel and Michele Bretch run an unusual country store just north of Columbus, TX on Hwy 71. After miles and miles of countryside, you come across a warehouse-like building with yard art in front of it.    Then you notice … Continue reading

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Unexpected Consequences

We live far enough away from our family that when they visit over night they have to stay in a motel. To save money and encourage them to spend more time with us we looked for a way to offer … Continue reading

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