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Exploring Nature
Exploring Nature

“Rodents of Unusual Size? I don’t think they exist.” Wesley, from the Princess Bride. Graphic from Metro Creative

Exploring Nature: The Big Rat

The people who live on Isla Natividad, a wide stretch of sand off Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, are proud of the island’s many birds. There are auklets, cormorants, pelicans, ospreys and herons, just to name a few.

Wings Over Wimberley flies into action Oct. 1-2

WVACA Board Secretary and WOW Committee Coordinator, Pamela Rudd, with Batman and Robin. Submitted photo

Wings Over Wimberley flies into action Oct. 1-2

What’s the big flap about in Wimberley? Wings Over Wimberley (WOW), a two-day event celebrating the Mexican free-tailed bats, is flying into Wimberley Friday Oct. 1 and Saturday Oct. 2. It will be held on the shaded property of Ozona Bank, overlooking the Cypress Creek Bridge where the bat colony resides.

Crave-able

Savory, salty, sweet: The Farm Prosciutto Sandwich with dried mission fig, asiago, mortadella, champignon and black truffle aioli is a favorite among staff and diners alike. Photos by Jason Cook

Crave-able

Radish & Dill provides fresh pastries from local bakers.

Crave-able

A show-stopper: Gem prawn salad with fresh dill.

Crave-able

The Radish & Dill Fine Foods Market stocks responsibly-grown, sustainable food items.

Crave-able

The market also sells fresh, local produce. Photos by Jason Cook

Crave-able

Many believe that home begins with food. It’s rooted into our family life and our culture. It brings people together, simultaneously providing nourishment for our bodies and stimulation for our minds.

Luscious Royal Cosmo

Luscious Royale Cosmo lantana combo with Rockin Blue Suede Shoes salvia and Soiree Kawai vinca outside a restaurant in Columbus, Ga.

Luscious Royal Cosmo

This Zebra heliconian butterfly gets nectar for the blooms of the Luscious Royale Cosmos lantana.

Luscious Royal Cosmo

This Ruby-throated hummingbird finds Luscious Royale Cosmo lantana to be the perfect dining spot. Photos by Norman Winter

Luscious Royal Cosmo

Luscious Royal Cosmo: Indeed a Lantana with universal appeal

Choosing to name a variety of lantana Cosmo may seem quite strange. While there are numerous definitions of the word Cosmo, it largely means a peaceful and harmonious system and/or universe. So, let’s apply that definition to the awardwinning Luscious Royale Cosmo lantana.

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Above, Durango's Mexican Restaurant's migas plate — scrambled eggs combined with corn chips, onions, tomatoes and jalapenos topped with cheese served with beans, potatoes and two homemade flour tortillas. Below, Durango's enchilda plate — two beef enchildas topped with chile con queso, rice and beans. Daily Record photos by Nick Castillo & Lance Winter

Foodie Friday: Durango's Mexican Restaurant

In a quest to expand our horizons beyond San Marcos, this week’s Foodie Friday took us to Wimberley where we sampled Durango’s Mexican Restaurant. 

Toasty Goodness

A versatile favorite, grilled cheese sandwiches can feature a variety of breads and cheese. Photo by Metro Creative

Toasty Goodness

A grilled cheese sandwich is a simple pleasure enjoyed by children and adults alike. Knowing how to create a delicious grilled cheese sandwich is a handy skill. Even though the sandwich may seem simple, there are some tricks to the trade to achieve a golden, crispy-on-the-outside, gooey-on-the-inside finished product.

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