6-13-2019....It is peach season in Texas Hill Country.
Long before Fredericksburg was the heart of Texas Wine Country, the area was one of the state's largest peach producing counties. Today, peaches are still grown throughout the Texas Hill Country and continue to be a celebrated crop for Texans and visitors from around the world.
The juicy, summertime fruit got its start in the region with the first German settlers in 1846. Those early farmers found a climate and soil perfectly suited for peach production. Agricultural experts credit the unique blend of minerals and micronutrients in Texas Hill Country soil, as well as the area's altitude and diurnal temperature variation with the properties to produce local peaches celebrated for their sweet, intense flavor.
6-12-2019....Johnson City, Texas.
Designed by San Antonio architect Henry T. Phelps, the 1916 Blanco County Courthouse was the first permanent courthouse built after the seat of government moved from Blanco to Johnson City in 1890. Serving as contractor for the project was stonemason James Waterston, who had come from Scotland to Texas in 1883 to aid in the construction of the state Capitol. The Classical Revival limestone structure features Doric columns and a domed cupola.
6-11-2019....A few days ago at LBJ Ranch in Stonewall, Texas.