Growing up in Bandera August 28, 2019 - 00:00 Posted in: Columns Global warming has once again reared its ugly head in our little town. Or as we like to call it, South Texas tubing and watermelon-eating season. Due to our advanced age, my wife and I no longer chance getting nekkid and throwing ice water to cool down here at home. And there is always a chance the grandkids might drop in. Back in the day when teen boys were roaming around the countryside, it wasn’t unusual for a skinny-dipping session to pop up at any given time. The sight of any body of water, regardless of the size, could trigger a swimming adventure ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!