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SMA celebrates re-opening of Davidson Hall on campus

San Marcos Academy Board Chair Dr. Ruth Welborn handles the scissors as President Brian N. Guenther, other trustees, and SMA administrators celebrate the re-opening of Davidson Hall with members of the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce March 9 on the Academy campus. Photo by Marcus McDonald

SMA celebrates re-opening of Davidson Hall on campus

During a March 9 ribbon cutting with the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce, San Marcos Academy celebrated the reopening of Davidson Hall, the school's Lower School building, which underwent a renovation recently from the foundation up.

Super Sandwich

Sloppy Joes: A hand-held favorite fit for a crowd. Photo by Metro Creative

Super Sandwich

Slow-cooked foods seem tailor-made when the mercury is low. Stews, soups and casseroles can simmer and gain great flavor through slow-cooking methods. But slow cooker appliances don’t need to be stored away when spring flowers start to bud. In fact, this method of cooking can bridge the gap between cold weather cuisine and the grilled and chilled fare of summer days to come.

Furly Art

Partially-inspired by his wife, musician and clown Molly Jane, Furly has begun a series of paintings featuring clowns on break. Photo by Celeste Hollister

Furly Art

A whole mood: Furly has recently begun to paint hyper-realistic, vibrantly-colored cow skulls. Photo from Furly’s Facebook gallery

Furly Art

Furly Travis started sketching in junior high and began painting in high school. In his 20s, he started painting more seriously and steadily, completing on average a painting per week and selling them around town, at places like the Triple Crown and Wake the Dead.

Twice Blessed celebrates 20 years

Twice Blessed Consignment Shop sells a variety of fine glassware and unique knick knacks.

Twice Blessed celebrates 20 years

Twice Blessed also sells high-quality clothing. Photos by Celeste Hollister

Twice Blessed celebrates 20 years

Twice Blessed shares 20 years of history serving the San Marcos community. Photo by Celeste Hollister

Twice Blessed celebrates 20 years

In the first week of March, the Twice Blessed Consignment Shop celebrated its 20-year anniversary serving the San Marcos community. To date, the shop has raised nearly $1 million dollars since opening its doors on Feb. 20, 2001, giving the volunteer-based staff ample reason to celebrate.

Intensia means fabulous phlox until fall
Intensia means fabulous phlox until fall

Intensia White phlox stuns in this mixed container recipe called ‘Butterfly Beauty’ featuring Sweet Caroline Bewitched ornamental sweet potato and Superbena Sparkling Amethyst verbena.

Intensia means fabulous phlox until fall

Intensia Red Hot dazzles in the mixed container recipe called ‘Roll of Thunder’ with ColorBlaze Chocolate Drop coleus and Lemon Coral sedum. Photos by Norman Winter

Intensia means fabulous phlox until fall

On more than one occasion, I have been guilty of warning gardeners the perils of being out phloxed by their neighbors. If this happens your neighbors will certainly have the MOST dazzling landscape in the neighborhood. Should you feel that this danger is creeping upon you and your flower border, then remember the variety Intensia.

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Above, a bacon cheeseburger from Highway 80 Feed Barn in Martindale. This bacon cheeseburger came with a delicious beef patty, bacon, pepper jack cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, pickles and mustard. Highway 80 also offered a heaping order of fries on the side. Daily Record photo by Nick Castillo

Foodie Friday: Highway 80 Feed Barn

In search of a delicious burger, we made the quick trek to Martindale to get a taste of Highway 80 Feed Barn. 

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