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Out of this World

Team Phobos graduates from Summer Space Camp, 2021. Submitted photo

Out of this World

Vivian Stanswick participates in maneuvers at Space Camp. Submitted photo

Out of this World

Spanswick receives her certificate of graduation from Space Camp. Submitted photo

Out of this World

Wallace Middle School student Vivian Spanswick recently fulfilled a dream of hers by attending Space Camp at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. Spanswick, along with other Team Phobos members, participated in a weeklong educational program promoting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), while training students with hands-on activities and missions based on teamwork, leadership and problem solving.

Trough gardening rocketing across the country
Trough gardening rocketing across the country

In Old Town of North Columbus, the American Flag waves in the troughs that have Suncredible sunflowers, Supertunia Bordeaux, Luscious Citron lantana and Snow Princess lobularia.

Trough gardening rocketing across the country

In addition to pollinators if their children look closely, they just may see the small Green Anole lizards.

Trough gardening rocketing across the country

In the cool seasons these troughs are full of colorful leaved heucheras like Dolce Spearmint Primo Wild Rose and Double Play Candy Corn Spirea.

Trough gardening rocketing across the country

The Lime Green picket fence attracts children to the playground at The Landings Shopping Center in Columbus GA but as they play the parents and children alike see beautiful flowers Like Truffula Pink gomphrena, Supertunias and Rockin salvia that are bringing in hummingbirds and butterflies. Photos by Norman Winter

Trough gardening rocketing across the country

Everyone has heard that old saying you can lead a horse to the trough and if he doesn’t drink make it a planter. Just kidding, but if you choose to jump on one of the hottest trends in the country, you can make your own jokes about some old caballo.

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Above, Taquitos La Chula #2's green food trucks sits at 2041 Interstate 35 Frontage Road in San Marcos. Below, a pambazo — a sandwich with toasted bread dipped in their secret sauce packed with chicken, sour cream, queso fresco and lettuce with a side of salsa. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter

Foodie Friday: Taquitos La Chula #2

Editor’s Note: The Daily Record is highlighting food trucks and stands in and around San Marcos. Know a food truck we should highlight this month?

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Hawk's Shadow Winery and Vineyard, located in Dripping Springs, produces between 2,500 and 3,000 cases of wine a year. Above, Doug Reed stands next to a barrel of Hawk's Shadow's wine. Daily Record photo by Lance Winter

POETRY IN A BOTTLE: Hawk's Shadow Winery and Vineyard pays homage to the grape

The stars at night may be big and bright in the heart of Texas — but that’s not all.

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