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Extraordinary Texans: Dorothy Huang

Don’t eat this,” says cookbook author, culinary tour guide, and teacher Dorothy Huang, laughing as she shows a dried red…

Extraordinary Texans: Frederick 'Fritz' Hanselmann

Frederick “Fritz” Hanselmann holds many titles with the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University in…

Extraordinary Texans: Margo Martindale

You can take the movie star out of Texas, but you can’t take Texas out of the movie star. Actress…

Extraordinary Texans

A common thread runs among this year’s group of Extraordinary Texans: Each of them has pursued a dream, and each…

In the Creative Moment

The artist, inventor, architect, and teacher Buck Winn first beheld the hills of Wimberley in the late 1930s. Enchanted by…

Gather 'Round

The cowboy rides in from the West,mulling stanzas, lines and words.Winter delivers a fleeting restfrom the fences, trenches and herds.…

Extraordinary Texans

Each Texan has a story to tell.  Each story comprises one thread in the special tapestry that is the Lone…

Extraordinary Texans: Allison Orr

Award-winning Austin choreographer Allison Orr is lifting the old Texas saying—dance with the one that brung ya—to new heights.  During…

Extraordinary Texans: Joe & Lanna Duncan

Tourism in the mountain west got a boost in 1930 with the opening of two nearly identical sister hotels designed…

Extraordinary Texans: Tom Perini

Tom Perini grew up in Abilene in the ’50s, but spent weekends on his family’s ranch 15 miles south at…

Extraordinary Texans: Lareatha H. Clay

Most families start with a love story, but not many start like Lareatha Clay’s. Two centuries ago, in Kentucky and…

Extraordinary Texans: Mary Kemp

At age 86, Mary Kemp takes the long view about bluebonnets and history. For more than 30 years she has…
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