• 0

Just when we thought things couldn’t get any worse in our country, it did. Makes me believe the two astronauts that blasted off from Florida on Saturday had the right idea. The tranquility of space would be a welcome change from the loud chaos we are experiencing here on Earth. 

  • 0

It was an exciting time in New Braunfels, Comal County filled with activity to have all in readiness for the 1986 Texas Sesquicentennial. Preparation continued for the Living Memorial in Landa Park.  The funds were raised and designs completed.  Parks and Recreation Director David Whatley an…

  • 0

There is a super massive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy, a cool 25,000 light years away. I like to keep a good distance, don’t want to experience that intense amount of gravity. Get too close, past the event horizon and you’re gone, maybe out of the universe? No one knows. …

  • 0

Q. I sent you a photo of my Celebrity tomato plants. The leaves were curled and the stems black. Is it some kind of disease? Should I replace all the soil?

  • 0

I know how old I am.  Got a birth certificate. 

  • 0

“Our poor seniors have taken it on the chin…the least we can do is to try to make their graduation as special as possible.” 

  • 0

Q. We observed an area in our St. Augustine lawn about 8 inches across that was covered with a bright yellow slime. It does not appear to have injured the grass yet. What is it and what should we do to protect the grass?

  • 0

If you kept your tomatoes irrigated and fertilized, you should be harvesting both cherry and full-sized fruit. Peppers, okra, eggplant, cucumbers, tatuma and watermelons should also produce this month. 

  • 0

One of the few positive things that has come from our months in quarantine is having the time to rediscover things we don’t normally have time for. 

  • 0

New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas doesn’t just celebrate the Founding of New Braunfels. Also celebrated is Texas Independence. In 1986 the Sesquicentennial (150 years) of Texas Independence was commemorated.

  • 0

Q. Is there an organic product to treat slugs and snails?

  • 0

Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, frequently called “pink eye.” Conjunctionitis (my word) is the inflammatory message sent to scare people that the next “super conjunction” will cause a major catastrophe on Earth. I give those folks the “snake-eye.”

  • 0

The month of May continues to bring more bad news for the live music industry. One of the biggest problems is the uncertain future. Will fans feel comfortable coming to a crowded venue to enjoy live music? Logistically it is almost impossible to practice social distancing at any of our local…

  • 0

As hospital administrators, we often agree on many subjects. For instance, we both agree on our commitment to the community, to creating an environment that staff, physicians and other providers want to work in, and patients want to come to for their care. 

  • 0

Now that circumstances are anything but normal, there is a pretty good chance that you, too, have been playing “What Can I Make With This?”  The game is played while standing in front of an open pantry or refrigerator.  Don’t get me wrong, I do love to cook, but when our Go-Go lifestyle beca…

  • 0

In a continuing effort to figure out this universe, scientists have gone beyond the electromagnetic spectrum to gather information. The electromagnetic spectrum, with all its information, only presents us with 5% of the universe. Albert Einstein predicted things like gravitational. It took o…

  • 0

Q. I have two 12-foot-tall Monterey oaks that are in full leaf, but one has larger leaves. Why is that?

Today's e-Edition