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Monument to Texas

Approaching the awe-inspiring Texas Capitol, I always feel a little small—but in a good way.

The Sound of Silence

I grew up in a family devoted to road-trips, but they were not just a vacation thing. Weekends often found…

Merge: December 2013

In the November issue: Georgia O’Keeffe and Palo Duro Canyon; what’s not to love?
  ADDIE R. CAMPAIGNE, TH Facebook…

The Woodlands' Wonderland

Each year the hectic pace of the holiday season takes me captive, rendering the days between Thanksgiving and New Year’s…

Big Bend Winterland

The approach of a Texas winter brings with it mesquite smoke above Hill Country chimneys, migrating sandhill cranes over the…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Guadalupe Mountains

Most of my day trips consist of a handful of museums, a bit of outdoors, and lots of great food.…

Hot Springs Eternal

The Boquillas Hot Springs, a collection of 105-degree springs located along both sides of the Rio Grande in Big Bend…

There's No Place Like Floore's

It’s been 50 years, give or take, since a clean-shaven, copper-locked singer-songwriter from up past Waco first took the stage…

Texas by Bus

  My first trip on a Greyhound bus wasn’t planned. In western New Mexico, my aging sedan had broken down,…

Amazing in Autumn

  From my shady perch on a high, breezy ridge, I scanned wooded slopes and rocky ledges fading to blue…

The Fruits of a Flood

In a matter of hours in July 2002, flooding rains unearthed eons of history beneath a swath of Hill Country…
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