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Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

…most recent being the Chalk Mountain Fire in Somervell County near Dallas-Fort Worth. The fire at Chalk Mountain has burned…

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…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…Loop 610 and Telephone Road, a once grand avenue with blue collar entertainment that was celebrated in songs by Rodney…

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

…shows at Texas Longhorns games in Austin.   9. The Colors Have a Deeper Meaning The red, white, and blue

Whirring Dervishes

Whirring Dervishes

This male Bluethroated Hummingbird is able to depart quickly by making a horizontal flying maneuver. Note that the feathers on…

Texas’ Route 67 Is Route 66 Without the Cheap Souvenirs

Texas’ Route 67 Is Route 66 Without the Cheap Souvenirs

…fair state, see if you can’t skip those red, white, and blue interstates for a while in favor of this…

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

…gorgeous visual feast of Texas’ often unseen wildlife—black bears, ocelots, mountain lions, just to name a few—and the wild places…

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

…Cox about the history of the building. Granite Mountain, on the west side of Marble Falls, covers 180 acres of…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…forks until the Brazos finally becomes a river where the Double Mountain and Salt forks converge in northeast Stonewall County,…

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

…near a creek for protection. Zephyr, founded in 1850 A zephyr is a soft breeze, but a blue norther is…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…into relief against a blue sky. Beads of ice adorning naked branches, the warm buzzing of wasps at the portals…

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Blue, and Alamo creeks—are dry most of the time. But they flow periodically during the rainy season. “The farmers along…

Texas’ First Black-Owned Taproom Opens With an Educational Twist

Texas’ First Black-Owned Taproom Opens With an Educational Twist

…Clutch blue as a “shipwreck blue,” referencing rum’s mythology as the drink of sea pirates. Worrell had the opportunity to…

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

on a curve. I started clean, then the next 15 years got bluer and bluer. About five years ago, I…

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

…Lombardy’s robiola; and Bluebonnet, a mild, fudgy blue. The latter has been a hit—a “gateway blue,” as Thompson calls it—with…

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