Monthly Archives: March 2009

Rabbits, eggs become mainstay Easter traditions

By Myra Lee Adams Goff Children don’t question whether it’s possible for rabbits to lay eggs. They just know that when they build a pretty nest of grass and flowers, the Osterhase (Easter rabbit) lays these beautiful multi-colored eggs. It’s … Continue reading

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Book brings back shared memories of home

By Myra Lee Adams Goff Common denominators sometime bring people together who don’t expect to be. The common denominator in this tale is Sophie’s Shop at the Sophienburg. The people are Jane Felts Mauldin, Maurice Schmidt, and me. Here’s how … Continue reading

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Meusebach persevered despite pestilence, poverty

By Myra Lee Adams Goff Baron Ottfried von Meusebach dropped his aristocratic title and became John Meusebach when he came to Texas in May of 1845. He was to be the Adelsverein’s second administrator of the German settlement of New … Continue reading

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