As we worked on this issue, I couldn’t help but think about the first Thanksgiving, recounted from an eyewitness report written in December 1621 by Edward Winslow. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: In the year of COVID-19, what are you grateful for on the upper Texas coast?
Do you have a ghost? [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What scares you?
The last time I gathered with my family at a restaurant was in February to celebrate my niece’s 18th birthday. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What is the quintessential dish or dessert of the upper Texas coast?
Whenever I visit friends who live in canal communities, I feel like I’m on vacation. The boats, the golf carts, the beautiful views, the fishing for dinner just steps away from home — it doesn’t get more coastal than that. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What coastal Texas place, thing, event or person do you miss the most during the pandemic closures and precautions?
A few days ago, my sister who lives in Austin, called to firm up our Fourth of July plans. For many years, she and her daughters, now teenagers, have spent the holiday in Galveston. It’s a tradition. Fourth of July is usually a day at the beach, feasting on good barbecue and culminating with the city of Galveston’s fireworks show. [Read more…]