49Th Annual Greek Funstival

Last year’s event at St. Sophia’s Greek Orthodox Church was so much fun, we could not wait to go back this year. The children were just as precious and we recognized some of them. I talked to one of the older boys and he told me that they practice every Sunday. You can tell.It wasContinue reading “49Th Annual Greek Funstival”

Goodwill Hunting

The last two week-ends we have gone thrift store shopping. We started out in Southtown in down town San Antonio and last week-end had good luck at the Texas Thrift Store. Peyton found these sunglasses. There was no price tag. “That will be ninety six” the cashier informed me. Dollars or cents, I wondered. Well,Continue reading “Goodwill Hunting”

Houston Street Fair in San Antonio, Texas

  I found out how to recycle all those used wine corks      The Houston Street fair in downtown San Antonio is held on the last Saturday of the month. This month the theme was Christmas. The crowd was not so huge. Lots of cute little kids having fun!       Texas FlagContinue reading “Houston Street Fair in San Antonio, Texas”

Longhorns And Bluebonnets

I just picked up an incredible Giclee of my painting…… I did not have to worry about the care and consideration of my cherished paintings! I could hardly tell the original artwork from the reproductions. I can go to HEB and get copies of snapshots, but this process is just incredible!!! The print is doneContinue reading “Longhorns And Bluebonnets”

A river full of ducks and streets full of horses

  So we leave the ranch and the critters behind and set off to the big city of San Antonio to take some photos to inspire our creativity and what do we see? Mallards and Muscovy ducks swimming in the San Antonio river eating nachos and gorditas that the tourists sitting outside the restaurants areContinue reading “A river full of ducks and streets full of horses”

Fancy Seeing You Here !!!!

  Good news, bad news……the good news is that I saw my Longhorn  buddies Bingo and Tator Tot at the P-Nut festival in Floresville. These little angels shared my snow cone and gave me an awesome ride down to the courthouse to see the giant peanut. The bad news is that Bingo is for saleContinue reading “Fancy Seeing You Here !!!!”

The Pam Stephens Center

    When I heard  that a building was going to be named in honor of Pam Stephens, I wanted to shout it from the roof tops.  In a world where good work often goes without recognition, it was a once in a life time blessing for me to be able to attend  the dedication ofContinue reading “The Pam Stephens Center”

Baby Blue By Dana Parish

This is an oil painting that I am working on. It is on canvas. The original is 8×10 inches. Julian Onderdonk is coming to the Witte Museum in San Antonio, September 18, 2008. Not Julian himself, but his wonderful Texas landscapes will be there and so will I. I may get arrested for drooling onContinue reading “Baby Blue By Dana Parish”

Snowboarding In San Antonio

 This was back in 1985. A record snowfall of 13.5 inches was recorded. Many parts of South central Texas were shut down from January 11th through the 13th. Our business in downtown San Antonio was closed, and we made the best of it. We built a snow fort with our neighbors David and Susan andContinue reading “Snowboarding In San Antonio”

San Antonio’s Finest

  A visit to San Antonio would not be complete without a dinner at Rosario’s restaurant. I have just been commissioned to paint a series of San Antonio’s finest attractions and Rosario’s is first on my list. We recently sampled their new menu and were as usual, impressed with the food,ambiance, service, everything. It isContinue reading “San Antonio’s Finest”