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Upper Highland Lakes Nature Center spreads Mother Nature’s message

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Life erupts in the waters of the vernal pool. The recent rains reinvigorated the pool, and hence, the life. Billy Hutson kneels down and studies the pool. He leans in a bit as movement below the surface catches his eyes. Small beetles dance across the shallow pool. A […]

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Mahjong, an ancient Chinese table game, has taken the Highland Lakes by storm. In Marble Falls, a mahjong club meets 12:30-2 p.m. Mondays in the Faith House at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 201 RR 1431 in Marble Falls. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Mahjong gains popularity; tourney to help Upper Highland Lakes Nature Center

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF SHERWOOD SHORES — The phrases “eight bam,” “seven crak” or “two dots” might sound foreign to some, but to people playing the ancient Chinese game of mahjong, those words are part of their vocabulary. And the game continues to grab new enthusiasts in the Highland Lakes. (more…)

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Woodturner Erik Peterson (left) prepares to create another bowl or vessel for the mah jongg tournament benefitting the Upper Highland Lakes Nature Center on Oct. 15. Diane Danner (center) and Jerry Schappe hold up two that Peterson has already crafted. Peterson is donating the new bowl to the tournament's silent auction. Individuals and businesses interested in donating items to the auction may call Linda Vitas at (512) 755-5122 or Susan Stacy at (830) 798-8464. Courtesy photo by Kay Herring

Mah jongg tourney raising money for Upper Highland Lakes Nature Center

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MEADOWLAKES — An ancient Chinese game that arrived in the United States in the 1920s is coming to the aid of the Upper Highland Lakes Nature Center. (more…)

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