What is Down Under in Texas? – My Book Review

  SIX FEET UNDER TEXAS: Unique, Famous, & Historic Graves in the Lone Star State (Cemetery Tales Book 1) by TUI SNIDER   Genre: Nonfiction / Texana / History / Texas Travel Publisher: Castle Azle Press Date of Publication: August 15, 2020 Number of Pages: 250 pages     Scroll down for Giveaway!    …

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Dr. Arthur Spohn – My Book Review

DR. ARTHUR SPOHN: Surgeon, Inventor, and Texas Medical Pioneer   by JANE CLEMENTS MONDAY &  FRANCES BRANNEN VICK Genre: Non-Fiction / Medical / Texas History / Biography Publisher: Texas A&M University Press Publication Date: September 12, 2018 Number of Pages: 352 pages. 78 b&w photos. Map. 4 Appendices. Index. In this first comprehensive biography of…

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The Whole Damn Cheese – My Book Review

THE WHOLE DAMN CHEESE MAGGIE SMITH BORDER LEGEND by BILL WRIGHT Genre: Biography / Texana  Publisher: Texas Christian University Press FacebookInstagramTwitter Publication Date: October 12, 2018 Number of Pages: 160 pages with B&W photos Anecdotes about Maggie Smith abound, but Bill Wright’s The Whole Damn Cheese is the first book devoted entirely to the woman whose life…

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Remarkable History of Two Historical Markers in a Small Texas Town

    It’s hard to believe that it was four years ago when I was working on two Texas historical marker applications for the small Texas German town known as Nazareth. Time really does fly. With any historical marker application, extensive research must be conducted to prove the history of the subject, the building, or…

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