March 19, 2014

Today in Texas History: Today is March 19, 2014. It is the 78th day of the year. On this date in March 19 Isidro Félix de Espinosa began his career as a Franciscan. Isidro Félix de Espinosa was born in Querétaro, Mexico, on November 26, 1679. His parents were Isidro de Espinosa and Gertrudis de… Continue reading March 19, 2014

March 5, 2014

On This Day in Texas History: It is Tuesday March 5, 2014. It is the 64th day of 2014. There are 301 days left in the year. On this date in 1842 a Mexican force of over 500 men under Rafael Vasquez invaded Texas for the first time since the Texas Revolution in 1836. They briefly occupied… Continue reading March 5, 2014

The Crimson River

“The Crimson River” by Donna Westover Gallup is Book Four in the Mysterious Ways series. The publisher is Cladach Publishing. Donna Westover Gallup does her usual great job of telling a spellbinding tale. It is what I have come to expect from this great storyteller. I was surprised the story went back and forth between… Continue reading The Crimson River