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Above, Topsy M. Durham's upcoming book on her father Eddie Durham, a San Marcos-based jazz musician is the third in a series of chronicling Eddie Durham's life. Photo courtesy of Topsy M. Durham

Daughter of San Marcos jazz musician continues work on book series on her father's legacy

Topsy M. Durham — daughter of San Marcos-based jazz musician, Eddie Durham — is currently writing her third book in a series about her father’s life, legacy, and contributions to jazz music.

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San Marcos Record photo by Lance Winter

Wimberley Valley Museum to host Harvest Moon Dinner and Dance Nov. 6

Wimberley Institute of Cultures (WIC) will host its Harvest Moon Dinner and Dance on Sunday, Nov. 6. Taking place at the Historic Fischer Hall, 701 Fischer Store Road in Fischer, this event will feature a dinner catered by Old 300 BBQ from Blanco. Immediately following dinner Eric Hokkanen & Friends will provide the music for dancing under the full harvest moon. The event will also feature a silent auction.

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A Cloudless Sulphur butterfly has found Soprano Salmon impatiens to be high on the nectar menu.

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Tootie the Bichon stares down a Spicebush Swallowtail butterfly feeding on the Soprano Salmon impatiens.

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Soprano Violet Shades and Soprano Salmon combine beautifully with Shadowland Autumn Frost hosta.
Photos by Norman Winter

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Soprano Violet Shades and Soprano Salmon combine beautifully with Shadowland Autumn Frost hosta.
Photos by Norman Winter

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Royal Hawaiian Maui Gold elephant ears and Soprano impatiens create a touch of the tropics.
Photo by Norman Winter

Soprano Impatiens: It could not get any easier

Soprano impatiens made their debut this year, and I can truthfully say I wish every flower I planted was this easy to grow. They arrived in 2022 with four colors Orange, Bright Red, Violet Shades and White. In 2023, Salmon and Rose will be added to the Soprano series.

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Above, Radish & Dill's Cuban sandwich, which comes with slow cooked mojo pork shoulder, ham, melted Swiss cheese, house pickled cucumbers and classic yellow mustard on butter toasted French bread with house made chips. Below, Radish & Dill's deluxe grilled cheese. Daily Record photos by Nick Castillo & Lance Winter

Foodie Friday: Radish & Dill

Enter Radish & Dill and you’re quickly met with a friendly staff at the counter and the smell of fresh food.

Yard of the Month

The entry of Reyes home shows mix of formal lawn and mulched beds filled with native Texas plants.
Photos by Sharon Lockett

Yard of the Month

A water fountain outside the sitting room window attracts birds for viewing.

Yard of the Month

Colorful yellow lantana and sages bloom in planting areas surrounding the front yard trees.

Yard of the Month

This unusual stacked rings planter is a repurposed riser from backyard septic tank.
Photos by Sharon Lockett

Yard of the Month

Reyes home showcases 20 years of outdoor effort

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