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The Elusive Dogtooth Violet

While dogtooth violets aren’t rare in Texas, they’re not commonly seen or reported, either. “The delicate, lily-like blooms are hard…

Web Extra: Out of Smithville’s Past

See related: Movietown Megalopolis The two inches of rain is a hot topic even before I land. My seat-mate tells…

Creatures of Independence Creek Preserve

In the February issue, writer E. Dan Klepper reveals some of the many mysteries of The Nature Conservancy’s Independence Creek…

Agritourism and Farm-cations

While working on Jennifer Babisak’s story on agritourism for the June issue, Senior Editor Lori Moffatt learned more about the…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Wimberley

There’s a town in the Hill Country that calls itself “a little piece of heaven.”  Feeling the need to transcend…

How I Spent My Summer Farm-cation

After failing in our efforts at suburban gardening, my husband, Matt, and I embraced community-supported agriculture by obtaining our meat,…

Window on Texas: Shooting with Tripods

Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith explores different camera techniques you can utilize when mounting your camera on a tripod.

Floating the Upper Brazos

A daylong kayak trip turns into a personal journey, showing how time and water can carve fresh pathsBy Barbara Rodriguez…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: South Austin

Anytime I day-trip to the big city, I like to pick an area and explore every nook and cranny rather…

Weekender: West Texas Eclipse

For sheer grandeur, few sights can beat a West Texas sunset. On May 20, though, the moon will heighten the…

Window on Texas: Photographing Sunsets

Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith shares photography tips to help you take pictures at sunset that have a sense…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Smithville

Smithville calls itself the “Heart of the Megalopolis” because of its proximity to Austin, San Antonio, Houston, and Bryan-College Station.…
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