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Texas Humor’s Founder Jay B. Sauceda Considers the Texas Identity

Texas Humor’s Founder Jay B. Sauceda Considers the Texas Identity

…Star insight in Y’all: The Definitive Guide to Being a Texan, a field manual for aspiring Texans that sells big…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…dramatically. As you pass by the infamous Liquor N Guns shop on Uvalde’s north side, it’s not long before the…

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

…University through May 31, it shines the spotlight on several female Texans who may be unknown for their contributions to…

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

With major contributions to the two most famous tornado movies of all time, Texans loom over the cinematic subgenre of…

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

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

…and was co-owned by Ray Hay and Frankie and Luke Mandola of the famous Houston restaurant family. They hosted occasional…

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

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

Illustration by Brian Lutz He’s the bard of the Hill Country—a satirist, author, singer-songwriter, raconteur, and equal-opportunity offender….

Inside These Walls: A Personal Reflection on the Alamo

Inside These Walls: A Personal Reflection on the Alamo

The landmark arched-gable façade of Texas’ famous mission was introduced during restoration in the 1850s. (Photo by J. Griffis Smith)…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…Moreover, a graveyard stroll may gracefully reinforce the notion that even the mightiest Texans must someday meet their maker. Take…

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

…surprises me that many folks—especially Texans—don’t know about Marfa. After all, it’s mentioned regularly in The New York Times as…

The Bashful Millionaire

The Bashful Millionaire

…100 countries they come, joining some 60,000 Texans a year, on a journey of healing to one of the center’s…

Guitar Heroes: Lone Start luthiers bring joy to the world

Guitar Heroes: Lone Start luthiers bring joy to the world

…don’t seem possible. And while Texans didn’t invent the first stringed instrument, we’ve certainly made our mark on the craft….

Land of Big Sam

Land of Big Sam

…a newspaper reporter covering the prison system before I actually got to know the place. Like many true Texans, I…

New Adventures in Old La Grange

New Adventures in Old La Grange

…earlier: Le Petite Gourmet Shoppe. What? A gourmet store in a town this size? I knew the area was famous

No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned

…find topaz,” says Mike Seaquist, a retired veterinarian. His Seaquist Ranch near Grit is the most famous and productive Texas…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Marfa

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Marfa

…of nowhere, but to the Texans who call it home, that’s exactly the point. 9:00 a.m. I awoke to the…

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