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A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…es un hogar lejos de casa. Language, just like the sea, is a place far from home. But no place

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

…over 2,400 unincorporated communities, Texas boasts a fair number of towns with head-scratching names. “Place names don’t just happen,” Edward…

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

…Elton John, and the whole day will take place at Dripping Springs Ranch Park. The daytime celebration on June 25…

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

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

…pig-in-a-blanket. Another popular place, one Gary McKee, the publisher of Texas Polka News prefers for their pigs, is at Lukas…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…misplaced. I am not unfamiliar with loss. I have never evaded the dead. But for as long as I can…

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

…twisters in Texas between 1991 and 2010, compared to second place Kansas’ 96. Much of north-central Texas and the Panhandle…

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

…contending the former unaffiliated minor league baseball club had “an all-time great nickname,” probably among “the most place-appropriate nicknames in…

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

…exploring down in the canyons that you really get a sense of how magical this place is and why people…

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

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

…and June. The laundry still needs to be folded, emails answered, dinner placed on the table. The clock speeds up,…

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

…historical novel about a murder that took place in East Texas in 1877. Since the book’s release in early April,…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…held special meaning that year, only 10 months after 9/11. That weekend was my introduction to a place I would…

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

…and early ’60s at Jack’s Place [on the Mansfield Highway in southeast Fort Worth], where the neon sign of a…

Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

…Michelle and Brian Shocklee, Copper dominated the early years of the races, blazing past the post in first place every…

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

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

place, he says, with lots of tables inside, or ideally, a huge place with lots of tables inside and a…

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

…and ran for about 60 years. It’s been closed for 15 years. It’s not just a place, but the dream…

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