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Focus on the Backroads: Texas Wildflowers

Wildflower (noun)…a flower that grows in natural places without being planted by humans In a few short weeks the highways and backroads of Texas are going to explode with spectacular color – it’s WILDFLOWER SEASON!  There are more than 5,000 species of flowering plants that are native to the state of Texas.  March through May […]

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FOCUS ON THE BACKROADS: TEXAS DANCE HALLS – FISCHER HALL

Fischer, Texas was established in the 1850’s as a supply center on a section of road, known as the Devil’s Backbone, between Blanco and San Marcos.  Hermann Fischer in 1853, built a log trading post, know as, Fischer’s Store,  to serve the local communities and folks traveling through the area.  The Potters Creek School, the first in […]

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FOCUS ON THE BACKROADS: FORT WORTH STOCK SHOW AND RODEO

Mid-January means only one thing in North Texas, the annual Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo has rolled around again.  This event is kick started each year with the traditional Fort Worth Stock Show’s  All Western Parade, which is held the first Saturday of the of the show in downtown Fort Worth.  An All Western Parade […]

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