Tag Archives: Texas lore

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 23

The Ghosts of the Menger Hotel

Over the last century-and-a-half the Menger Hotel, located on the Alamo Plaza in San Antonio, Texas, has been the scene of Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders recruitment, a devastating fire, and a host of other strange happenings. History of the Menger This hotel—which once known as the “Finest Hotel West of the Mississippi” has also earned […]