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Please Welcome Our Newest Vendor in Frisco Texas

We are currently searching for new vendors in a few cities and recently added what we hope will be a perfect fit in Frisco. Oasis Accents has amazing home accents. Very nice LARGE wall art and vibrant contemporary home accents of all kinds. Please visit their beautiful store just off the DNT on the West…
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A Fortuitous Change of Plans

In the middle of a 2500 mile Route 66 loop… May 2011 involved a lot of driving… As part of a 2500 mile road trip that took us from Frisco, Texas (where we lived for 9 years before realizing we belonged in Dallas) through New Mexico and Arizona and looping around through El Paso –…
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The Second Printing Has Arrived!

Well, it’s been a few years, but the second printing is finally a reality. On March 1, 2018 we took delivery of 3,000 + new coffee table books. The second printing is even more remarkable than the first.  Our critically acclaimed coffee table book, Texas As I See It (volume I) was a gorgeous example…
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Texas As I See It

Pre-Ordering for 2nd Printing Starts Today

Well buckaroos and buckarettes, it’s been a long road, but today marks a milestone. The first printing of Texas As I See It sold all 3,000 copies in 3 years.  We have had so much else going on that we just could not commit the resources to a reprint.  Until NOW. Endorsed by Ebby Halliday…
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2015 Calendars Available NOW

We have 2015 calendars available in several themes. This is the time to order if you want them by the end of the year. They are each individually printed and assembled right here in North Dallas using heavy card stock produced in Texas as well. When we say “Made in the Great State of Texas“, we mean it.…
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3-14-13 Daily Image: Lone Tree

Standing sentinel atop a hill on the outskirts of Frisco, Texas, with a tombstone leaned against it’s trunk, this bald cypress struck me as majestic – and a little lonely. Lone Tree Zion Cemetery, Frisco, TX Page 138 in Texas As I See It. Order your signed / personalized copy of Texas As I See…
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2/11/2013 Daily Image: Ice Plant

2/11/2013 Daily Image:Ice Plant Sometimes you don’t need to go far from your own door to find amazing examples of Mother Nature’s beauty.  Ice storms have this amazing way of rendering the mundane into something magical, as everyday items are coated in a glimmering sheet of frozen water. This dormant grass stalk was just outside…
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2/5/2013 Daily Image: Frisco Jail and Grain Elevators

2/5/2013 Daily Image: Frisco Jail and Grain Elevators A view of the “pillbox” jail against the backdrop of Frisco’s historic grain elevators. Total interior space of the original jail is only about 120 square feet. Imagine being locked in here during a Texas summer.. Frisco Jail and Grain Elevators Original Frisco Jail in foreground Frisco,…
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This Day in Texas History: Republic of Texas Authorizes Ill-fated Peters Colony

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Republic of Texas Authorizes Ill-fated Peters Colony February 04, 1841 On this day in 1841, the Republic of Texas passed a law authorizing the president to enter into an empresario contract with William S. Peters of Pennsylvania and his associates. The contract required Peters to…
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1/20/2013 Daily Photo: Going North

This image of the railroad tracks headed north out of Frisco is on page 146 of Texas As I See It Volume I Taken one-handed with a Canon Rebel and ultra-wide-angle lens at arm’s length to produce this ants-eye view. I had “seen” this shot as I walked across the tracks to photograph Frisco’s historic…
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