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Karen Raine


Karen Raine is a Texas based freelance writer whose interests include travel, art, antiques, collectibles and country music. Karen is also a songwriter and can be reached at [email protected]

Road Trip To Loretta Lynn’s Ranch

A visit to the campground at Loretta Lynn's Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee.

Johnny Rodriguez Draws A Full House At The Stagecoach

Review of Texas born country music singer Johnny Rodriguez at the Stagecoach Ballroom in Ft. Worth, Texas.The first band on stage warmed up with an old George Jones tune, 'The Race Is On.'

Palo Duro Canyon State Park

A journey to the panhandle region, home of Palo Duro Canyon, the Grand Canyon of Texas.

The Ranch Radio Station 95.9 Home of Country Music and Haints?

Tour of a country music radio station in Ft. Worth's Sundance Square, that legends say is haunted.

A Trek to Yellowstone

An adventurers tale of Yellowstone National Park.

Hunting For Haints

A day in the life of a couple of ghost hunters.

The Ida Road Band Chugs On With CD Building Steam

Country music CD review of Building Steam by The Ida Road Band of Tom Bean, Texas that might be called hillbilly swing.

Library Group Successful Selling Books Online

A Texas library group is successful in rasisng additional funds for public libraries through internet book sales.

Review: Waylon Sings Hank Williams

Country music review of recently released Waylon Sings Hank Williams.
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Rising Texas Star

Review of talented new Texas country music artist Tyler Wade.

Is Art Dead?

An essay on several forms of art from its beginning to some of its most recent and controversial.