Emerald. As in green. Esperanza. As in yellow. Lily of the Valley. Lilies DeValle. English or Spanish, May is here. Mayo es aqui. Green as an emerald. Thanks to the mighty rain. Such power to paint an entire county. And in every shade of green at that. Even the newly leafed mesquite is aglow with […]Read more "YELLOW BELLS"
The spokes. The wheel. The hub. As the world turns. The Mason world that is. And last but not least is the fourth spoke from the Square. That would be Highway 377. Aka North Live Oak. Go north from the corner where Willow Creek Café and Chica Chula are. That’s 377. Locals call it the […]Read more "AS THE WORLD TURNS (IN THE HILL COUNTRY)"
The square is the hub of Mason. The third major spoke runs northwest. With lots and lots to discover on both sides of the road. Travel northwest out Highway 87 (and Highway 29). KHLB Radio. Lone Star Laundry. Valero Nu-Way. Studio 310 B&B. Mason Thrift Store. Mason Re-Sale Barn. Country Collectibles. Cherokee Rose. Capital Farm […]Read more "ONE SPOKE OF THE WHEEL"
Thanksgiving. Brought to you in living Technicolor. And bigger than any wide-screen TV. Don’t touch that dial. The moment has come. Dinner is served. Thanksgiving—a traditional meal of many colors. Equal to a painter’s palette. Each dish bringing something different to the table. Kinda like people. The golden brown turkey. The golden yellow yams. Turkey […]Read more "MUCHAS GRACIAS"
“The heart is the hub of all sacred places. Go there and roam.” — Nityananda And the square is the hub of Mason. From there you can roam along three major spokes. And one almost major. North by northwest. Or south or east. With lots to discover OFF the square. Saunter south down Highway 87. […]Read more "AS THE WHEEL TURNS"
Topaz. Now there’s a gem of a gem. November’s birthstone. And Mason’s own indigenous rock. You might find one at Country Collectibles. Or Benjie’s. Maybe in Underwood’s Antique Mall. Or Market Square. And The Thing Is. Or Shooting Star. You can also see a huge one on display at Mason Square Museum. And Country Collectibles. […]Read more "COLOR IT FALL"
Halloween Coming soon to a haunted house near you. Meantime, there’s HALLOWINE. At Sandstone Cellars Winery. Saturday, October 28th. From 6 – 10 pm. Just east of the Square. Tuesday, October 31st is actually Halloween. Can’t believe it’s here already. Time flies. Whether on a broomstick or not. Black comes to mind. As in black […]Read more "BOO!"