Most people I know assume I live in Galveston for the beaches and the beauty. That’s part of the story and easy to explain. But it’s more difficult to articulate the real reason — one that comes from a deeper journalistic instinct, perhaps. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What’s your favorite legend, historic place or person in Galveston County?
One December day, many years ago, a package arrived at my childhood home. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What are your favorite Christmas cookies, pies and holiday desserts? Any fans of mincemeat pie or fruitcakes?
I married a man whose mother was a legendary cook, at least in the mind of the man I married. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What is your must-have, go-to Thanksgiving dish?
When I moved to Galveston almost 20 years ago, I was struck by how prolific porches were on the island. [Read more…]
In the spirit of Halloween, we asked on Facebook: Have you ever encountered a ghost, goblin, poltergeist or other supernatural force?
It’s one of those early childhood memories, as ephemeral as a sweet dream you want to remember, but changes shape, loses form like low clouds on a summer day. [Read more…]