Thunder In January

Thunder In January

East Texas Weather-Lore

East Texas- Thunder in January means more than rumbling in the sky to many East Texans. For many, many years East Texans have been predicting the weather by trying to make heads or tails of signs from Mother Nature. The state of the weather … Read More

How Do Ya Like Them Apples?

How Do Ya Like Them Apples?

Horse apple trees, also known as Osage orange trees or Bois D’Arc trees, produce neither apples or oranges but rather a green brain-looking fruit. Horse apples are in the eye of the beholder according to who you are talking to. East Texans and their … Read More

Snake Myths, Superstitions, & Old Wives Tales

Snake Myths, Superstitions, & Old Wives Tales- Superstition has always regarded snakes with fear and respect and some cultures have even credited the serpent with various supernatural powers. There are more myths, old wives tales and superstitions about snakes than any other animal. Superstition has produced a number of popular … Read More

Moonshinin’ In The Pines

Moonshinin’ In the Pines

By Dana Goolsby

ETX- Moonshine is an unmistakable spirit known by names such as white lightning, hooch, and mountain dew. Moonshining is the unlicensed distillation of whiskey and has deep roots in the Deep South, dating back to long before the Nineteenth Century. The corn whiskey … Read More