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Gimme That Old-Time Opry

Something about the boxy shape of the building first catches the eye. It’s broader and taller than the 1960s-era Texarkana…

Riches of the Red Beds

Just two miles from Seymour, a handful of paleontologists and volunteers meticulously scrape and brush flecks of red and gray…

Escape the Heat and Love the Nightlife

We love the night illuminated, whether by the strobe of fireflies or the dazzle of Ferris wheels, and we are…

Gardens of Stone

I am not sure when I first fell in love with rambling through historic cemeteries. I know it was one…

Touring Travaasa's Farm

As chickens chortle in the background and the raspy buzz of a distant tractor mirrors the clackety-clack-clack of happy cicadas…

Lakes, Sweet Lakes

Our Lakes, Our Lives: A tribute to the great lakes of Texas

Our Lakes, Our Lives

If you were born before 1950, you’re older than three-fourths of the lakes in Texas.

Unbridled Spirit

My horse Annie, a 16-year-old chestnut mare with soulful eyes and long lashes, relaxes her ears and ambles calmly toward…

DART Hopping

If your kids are like mine, they’re fascinated by trains. Perhaps it’s the powerful sound of the horn at crossings,…

One Enchanted Evening

I am enchanted by night sounds. I am aware of ambient noise always, but in my day-to-day life the buzz…

Daytripper: Grapevine

If you’ve ever visited Grapevine in December, then you know why it’s called the Christmas Capital of Texas.” However, year-round…

Helotes High

The waiter gave me a puzzled look when I asked that my chalupas be made with whole beans instead of…
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