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Month

August 2018
Egg and sausage casserole, fresh-baked cinnamon rolls, fresh fruit bowl, “pigs in a blanket”, orange juice and coffee.  Our Leads group ate good this week! Our #HuntsvilleWalkerCountyChamberofCommerce provides interested members of our Huntsville chamber a chance to join a “Leads” group. The participants help each other out by providing leads to other members of the...
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  I went by our Chamber of Commerce office to drop off 350 of my Historic Tours of Texas flyers and stared in amazement at the hundreds of rack cards exhibited on their wall-sized wooden display case. There were brilliantly colored cards, bright with pictures, glowing with descriptions, covered with tantalizing invitations. How on earth...
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  What better way to celebrate “el diezyseis” Mexican Independence Day on September 16th than to revel in a Mariachi Mass at Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo? I intentionally planned our Spanish Missions Tour to coincide with this celebration of Mexican Independence Day in this particularly Hispanic Texas town. However, in the...
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With a supercilious sneer, one of the men from the Chamber of Commerce Leads group that I have joined, said, “By the time you are sixty, you certainly should have learned how to make money!” He has just started a nut-tree farm, in addition to his flower shops, house rentals, and about a dozen other...
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Mexican Independence and what does that have to do with The Spanish Missions tour? It occurred to me, after sharing the wonderful #BattleofMedina symposium with the many friends from #AtascosaCounty, that #MexicanIndependence day was probably not celebrated in San Antonio until long after 1821. In particular, those who might be tempted to celebrate September 16th...
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Now is your chance to be part of San Antonio’s 300-year-old history. Sign up for the Spanish Missions tour at our new web site www.HistoricToursofTexas.com for the best tours in Texas. This is the 300th anniversary of the founding of San Antonio. It is a perfect time to do much more than just visit the missions,...
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Fort Stockton, West Texas
It’s decided. . . Far West Texas is worth a visit and the night train to Alpine makes it possible. I’ve added The Forts Tour to the calendar of tours for April of next year. Eleanor is in the kitchen of the Verandah Inn fixing muffins and another morning of yogurt and home-made granola. Yesterday...
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