Saturday Apr 12
The Mexican-American War and the making of American identity
Few Americans today would have difficulty imagining a United States where the citizens disagree over the wisdom of immigration, question the degree to which Mexicans can be fully American, and dispute about the value of religious pluralism.
Strongsville says goodbye to artist who made sculptures out of nuts and bolts
That's when the children of Bill Westfall - who made sculptures out of nuts, bolts, pliers, hinges, spark plugs and small motors - will collect his artwork from Pearl Crossing , a retirement community on Pearl Road.
Variations on a theme
Pink bluebonnets grow amid standard bluebonnets in a spot on University Drive. Legend has it that pink bluebonnets came into being after the Battle of the Alamo in 1836.
The Victoria Advocate
There was no justification for Goliad massacre
Regarding the March 29 story in the Advocate about the Goliad reenactment: I was amazed to read a remark attributed to Professor Hatmaker that Santa Anna had justification for what he did.
The Moultrie News
...chasing Apollo, Leg #6 to South Llano River, TX
We did it! We hit Texas' bluebonnet spring bloom perfectly. I am soo excited! Roadsides and field upon field of bluebonnets and orange phlox; underbrush filled with red Indian Paintbrush.
San Antonio rings in spring with Fiesta
While Fiesta ostensibly celebrates spring, what it really does is celebrate Latino culture that now permeates much of the American west.
Need to ReA Perceive the Crisis in Ukraine and Try to See a Russian Perspective
Events in Ukraine are moving fast and faster. Dangers of economic paralysis in Ukraine and of wider war with Russia are very real.
The Victoria Advocate
Revisting a massacre, honoring the dead at Presidio La Bahia
WHEN: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday re-enactments; 7-9 p.m. Saturday candlelight tours; 10 a.m. Sunday, memorial service and pilgrimage to the Fannin Memorial WHEN: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday re-enactments; 7-9 p.m. Saturday candlelight tours; 10 a.m. Sunday, memorial service and pilgrimage to the Fannin Memorial COST: Ages 12-59, $4 per day; ages 6-11, $1 ... (more)
The Austin Chronicle
The Fannin Battleground State Historic Site near Goliad has a gray, granite obelisk that pinpoints in the sky where 300 Texans began their march to infamy.