Category Archives: Courtney’s Thumb

February, the New Texas Spring

February, the New Texas Spring By Courtney Terry / Courtney’s Thumb A couple weekends ago I decided that since the weather was cooperating and warm, I would break ground on my garden for 2012.  Rumor is that exercise is great … Continue reading

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Ode to Family

Ode to Family  By Courtney Terry / Courtney’s Thumb This time of year usually brings families together, what with Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner.  I took it upon myself to have a family reunion since the summer had … Continue reading

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Dear Deer

Dear Deer By Courtney Terry / Courtney’s Thumb What an eventful month September was!! Labor Day weekend brought many undesired wildfires along with some gusty winds that fueled the fires. At my homestead we had a tree fall on a … Continue reading

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Where is the Rain Tree?

Where is the Rain Tree? By Courtney Terry In the Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift, movie “Raintree County” the rain tree is considered a mythical and magical tree that those who find it discover love under a rain of yellow … Continue reading

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Old Home

This photo is compliments of Courtney Terry, column author of Courtney’s Thumb. According to Terry, this photo was most likely taken in Virginia. The people pictured in the photo in front of the old home are some of her great, … Continue reading

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Food Or Flowers?

Food Or Flowers By Courtney Terry    The dog days of summer have officially begun. Gone are the cool nights in the 60s and mild sunny days in the 70s, seems like it’s been a while since we have seen … Continue reading

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In The Garden With Courtney

In The Garden With Courtney- Man your gardening stations!! Summer is here and many people have already started reaping their rewards for planting according to the almanac, and some are currently planting for continual harvesting throughout the season.

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Courtney’s Thumb

BIO– Texas born, ranch raised and no stranger to a dirty sweaty mess, Courtney has done her share of manual labor.   She graduated from Latexo High school in 1999, moved to Lufkin to attend Angelina College. Once the basics were finished, … Continue reading

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