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What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

Old Baldy stands tall on a summer day In the early weeks of summer, a restlessness set in. Shouldn’t something…

Do’s and Don’ts of Late Summer Travel in Texas

Do’s and Don’ts of Late Summer Travel in Texas

Farm-to-Market Road 117 near Terlingua. Photo by J. Griffis Smith Getting in a last-minute road trip before summer vacation ends?…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…blue divide. When I moved to Austin in the summer of 2008 to pursue a doctorate in journalism at the…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…motivated by the coming Lake Granbury impoundment. “Most autumns, the water is low from the long dry summer, and you…

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

…followed by August, and then summer.” Since then, Houstonians have invented a new one: crawfish season, which is peaking now…

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

Kristen Restani, manager of Burg’s Corner in Fredericksburg, shows off some of this summer’s crop. Photo by John Lumpkin Better…

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

…weekends during winter months and Thursday through Sunday in the summer. Take I-40 until it trails off to US 287,…

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

…you feel good, you keep going. It’s your best weapon against aging. You’ve got no business in show business if…

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

…that came out later that summer. The fest has been going ever since, even surviving the cancellation of the 2020…

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

…raging in the summer of 1972, there was a cultural chasm that seemed too wide to cross in Texas: Longhairs…

Where To Go Swimming This Summer in Texas

Where To Go Swimming This Summer in Texas

Barton Springs Pool / Photo by Will van Overbeek. Let’s Go Swimming Your guide to Texas’ best spots to cool…

4 for Fall: The Autumn Trails

4 for Fall: The Autumn Trails

…for sleep. Trees, along with other plants, spend their summer days transforming sunlight into sugar through a process called photosynthesis….

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

best first lines, but I think my very best is in The Good Old Boys: “For the last five or…

Follow the Frio: Swim, Hike, and Dance Your Troubles Away in the Frio Canyon

Follow the Frio: Swim, Hike, and Dance Your Troubles Away in the Frio Canyon

…the rains were timely, and we were able to tube the entire summer, but the summer before that, we weren’t,”…

Four for Fall: 2010

Four for Fall: 2010

…nights and moist soil are best for fall color.” But considering Texas’ size, in any given year favorable conditions exist…

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