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Shopping on the Square in Wimberley

 We went shopping on The Square in Wimberley, Texas. There are over 60 shops within walking distance of the Square Inn where we stayed. We interviewed shopkeepers from the Queen Bee, Kiss the Cook and the Senior Craft Shop. I highly recommend the Square Inn if you visit Wimberley. The bed and breakfast has spacious rooms, gracious hosts and …


Behind the scenes in the Christmas Parade in Orange Texas

We publicly announced On the Road with Penny in the Orange Christmas Parade, Dec. 1. Here is a peak behind the scenes while the parade was staging, then we even shot the crowd enjoying the parade from inside the car. We managed to catch a few kids dancing, a mom almost bopping her kid on the head and other antics. …

Discussion of “The Man Who Invented Christmas” from sneak peek in Austin

Sylvia Dickey Smith joins me in a discussion about a new Christmas Classic, “The Man Who Invented Christmas”. It is the story of how Charles Dickens came up with “A Christmas Carole.” The characters come to life in this tale of a successful author struggles to make a living after the next few books fail to hit the mark. He …