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Buck Winn's self-designed home in Wimberley was recently recognized as a National Historical District. Winn built the house next to a large oak tree that now acts a centerpiece in the front courtyard. Photos by Gary Zupancic

Buck Winn's home named National Historic District

It truly is a national treasure, the house with a curved wall of glass overlooking a patch of land that used to be a busy airstrip, a kitchen wall with

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Most of us see weeds as an unwanted scourge on the landscape. But weeds have many uses including being used as a green manure crop, for composting or as a healthy addition to meals. Above left, a path of purslane pops up in the cracks in concrete. Photo courtesy of Joe Urbach

Growth in gardening: Growing weeds on purpose

I have had a lifetime of gardening experience and in all that time, I only considered weeds in terms of how I could get rid of them. I had looked

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From left to right are Bert Stratemann, Jerry Sebek, Bettye Nagy, Robert Cotner, Sue Cobb, Betty Taylor, Carmen Imel, Bobbie Gilbert, Beverly Owen and Jean Mooney. Photo courtesy of the Heritage Riverwalk Committee

Cottage Kitchen luncheon

 The Heritage Riverwalk Committee will host lunch at the Charles S. Cock House Museum, located at 400 W. Hopkins Street, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Sept. 21. 

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Seeing clearly is important for child's success in education, but 41 percent of parents wait until their child complains about their vision to schedule an eye exam, according to a recent study by VSP Vision Care. Free use photo 

What parents should know about children’s eye health

(StatePoint) Parents know that seeing clearly is important for their kid’s success in the classroom, but many are not taking their child to get annual eye exams.

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