Category Archives: Art

April 24

Nature’s Colorful Canvas

Ah, Spring is in the air. In Texas that means that Mother Nature begins to unfurl her canvas of rich color. Wildflowers. Along the roads and blanketing open fields, or even cultivated in lawns, the spectacular color range from the pale to the vivid. Former First Lady Bird Johnson and Golden Hollywood star Helen Hayes […]

April 22

Georgetown Red Poppy Fest

Seeds from poppies in Europe were sent to Georgetown right after World War I. Henry Purl Compton (known as “Okra”) who served in the American Expeditionary Forces sent them to his mother. She planted them at her home which is now 507 East 7th Street. From there, they were spread (by birds, bees, and people!) […]