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The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

…day trip. This small outpost of rocks and dust is an oasis in the Chihuahuan Desert. Mayor Clay Henry All…

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

…To prepare for the project, Keller researched past restorations and tested different clay-rich soils from nearby sources, mixing them with…

Lucky Land Offers a Serene Exhibition of Asian Culture and Art in Houston

Lucky Land Offers a Serene Exhibition of Asian Culture and Art in Houston

…rows. These cracked and weathered clay soldiers once belonged to an army—6,000 strong—at Forbidden Gardens, a Chinese cultural attraction that…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…mirroring the iron oxide-rich red clay soil of the surrounding Rolling Plains. Seventy air miles east of Haskell, near Graham,…

Dave’s: A Pawn Shop Is Filled to the Brim With Historical, Eclectic, and Cryptic Artifacts

Dave’s: A Pawn Shop Is Filled to the Brim With Historical, Eclectic, and Cryptic Artifacts

…interest me or offend me,” says fourth-generation owner Clay Baron. “We have a stuffed ‘Chupacabra,’ wax heads, actual human bones,…

We are Marshall

We are Marshall

…Caddo Lake, the only natural lake in Texas, lures outdoor enthusiasts to the area. If you use red clay pots…

Alpine’s Edge: More Alpine Discoveries

Alpine’s Edge: More Alpine Discoveries

…international folk art, including some beguiling Oaxacan alebrijes (carved wooden figures) and clay chanchitos (“lucky pigs”) from Chile that beg…

No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned

Clay, opened their cattle ranch (established in 1858) to rock hunters, many of whom stay at the Lindsays’ guest-houses. “A…

Roma Bluffs Birding Center Draws birders and history buffs

Roma Bluffs Birding Center Draws birders and history buffs

…season: red-billed pigeons with striking russet plumage, brown jays sporting rich earth tones, and clay-colored robins with white-striped throats in…

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

…“ Here, it’s fine-grained, and sticky from the natural clay and silt carried to the Gulf from the Mississippi River.”…

Roads to Freedom

Roads to Freedom

…Freedom Colony of Wheeler Springs. Aunt Floydia confidently makes her way down the bumpy, red-clay dirt road, billows of fine…

Ranger Creek Ranch

Ranger Creek Ranch

…Permian clay. *Northward, near the horizon, on the legendary Waggoner Ranch, ochre cliffs, lit by the early afternoon sun, rise…

Forest Gumption

Forest Gumption

W. F. Goodrich Jones. (Photo courtesy of Texas Forestry Museum) When the 34th Texas legislature established the Texas…

Lost Gold of the Palo Duro

Lost Gold of the Palo Duro

Campers in Palo Duro Canyon State Park wake up to panoramas that seem straight from the Old West….

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