I like cows and calves. I know, regular readers may be surprised by that statement, given that cattle are not native to Texas, and I have written many times before about how exotic plants and exotic animals don’t belong in a native habitat and can even be detrimental to the health of the ecology.
Summer camps have played a huge role in the history and economy of our community. The first summer camp here, in my opinion, was the Westminster Presbyterian Encampment, which was along Quinlan Creek in what is now part of the Schreiner University campus.
Felix Herrman, my mother’s younger brother, was born the day after Christmas 1925. He joined six sisters and one brother in a small wooden farmhouse on the cold, windy, treeless plains of Central Kansas.