Author Andrea Lee

Community Builders
0 Community Builders: Arise2Read

“Save a child. Save a family. Save a city.” The motto for Arise2Read in Walker County sets the precedent for the mission and passion behind the program that works to improve the literacy of elementary students. Did you know? 2 out of 3 students who…

Business Focus
0 Business Focus: Southern Tractor

It’s 10:00 am on a Friday morning in Willis, and the parking lot for Southern Tractor bustles with trucks coming and going. An employee works in the warehouse on the side of the building, while a couple of customers enter. Southern Tractor has left their…

Texas Treasures
0 Texas Treasures: Collin Street Bakery

Off 7th Avenue in Corsicana, Texas sits a large two-story brick building, with most of the front large windows stretching from ground to roof. In front of the building is a landscaped area with some benches for sitting and a large …

Do You Know?
0 Do You Know? Sonny Sikes

“This is a quilt that was made for us. For Joanne and myself. This just depicts the different parts of our life,” Sonny says, gesturing toward a quilt laid atop the neat bed, with different memorabilia in each square. We leave the front room, following him through his home as he…

Business Focus
0 Business Focus: Highlander Roofing and Renovations

“It’s not personal; it’s just business.” We’ve all heard this popular saying before…but business IS personal, especially to Keith McLeod of Conroe, Texas. “I love meeting customers,” Keith tells Postcards when we discuss Highlander Roofing and Renovations. Servicing the Conroe/Montgomery/Woodlands area, Keith has been building his customer base with the goal of being…

Day in the Life
1 A Day in the Life: Vineyard Harvest

Carriage House Farm and Vineyard invited Postcards to their 2018 harvest day on a balmy morning in August to witness the harvesting of nearly 500 grape vines. Carriage House is home to two different types of grapes that thrive in our Texas climate. The Blanc du Bois grape produces a white wine, and the Lenior (Black Spanish) produces a red. The farm is

Business Focus
0 Business Focus: A Little Bit Western

For this month’s Business Focus article, we drew from the list of advertisers a special artist whose work has been documented before as a “Do You Know” feature in the debut issue of Postcards Magazine. Jeff Sullivan, a metal artist out of Anderson, Texas sat down with Postcards in his home to talk about…

Just for Fun
1 Just for Fun: Send in the Clowns

Although an old-fashioned form of entertainment, the art of clowning is still alive and well. Small clowning clubs thrive on the energy and dedication of many longtime members. Postcards received an invite…

Get Away
0 Gotta Get Away? Texas Tulips

When Pieter and Petra Koeman inquired about buying land in Texas and making the move from Holland to start a tulip farm, their realtor thought it was a hoax at the beginning. But it was no joke, and the realtor’s skepticism faded with time as he…

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