Tag Archives: San Antonio

From Welfare to Comfort (Texas)

Sometimes the best surprises are not far from home. In two small towns in the picturesque Texas Hill Country, I stumbled on two great locations off the beaten trail from the masses of tourists that visit Fredericksburg, roughly thirty minutes … Continue reading

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A Taste of Spain in San Antonio’s Missions National Historical Park

I am a big fan of anything administered by the U.S. National Park Service. As a small child living in New Jersey, my parents, my brother and I used to head west in my parents’ 1969 Plymouth Fury to explore … Continue reading

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Touring Painted Churches near Schulenburg, Texas

I had heard some word-of-mouth referrals about the Painted Churches built by Czech and German settlers near Schulenburg, Texas over the years. There are roughly twenty of these churches around Texas, but four happen to be close to Schulenburg. These … Continue reading

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