Three Legs, Peg Legs, and Big Feet

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June 20, 2012 -

What do Old Peg Leg, The Big Drunk, Bigfoot, and Three Legged Willie have in common?  A great nickname!  Read how each of these Texas heroes acquired his moniker at my latest Austin Post article.

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Murder at Hornsby's Bend

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June 12, 2012 -

Who killed Daniel Hornsby and Will Atkinson?  Find out at my latest Austin Post article here.

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Living on the Rocks

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June 6, 2012 -

My latest article in the Austin Post tells the story of my own Austin house, featured as "Traditional Elegance" in the 1963 Parade of Homes magazine.

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"Its White Front Glittered in the Sun"

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April 30, 2012 -

The hills in modern downtown Austin are tough to spot.  In 1839, though, the hill upon which sat the Presidential Mansion of Mirabeau Lamar could be seen from miles away.  Read more here.

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Stroll Across Austin History

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April 23, 2012 -

Here's my latest Austin Post article.

 

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The Austin Pioneer You've Never Heard Of

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April 17, 2012 -

Ever hear of Edward Seiders?  Well, he never heard of you either.  But in frontier Austin he undoubtedly was a popular man, as he was the first to receive a license to sell liquor in the city.  Read about him here.

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