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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…

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,…

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

Texas flags at the 60th Annual Stonewall Peach JAMboree and Rodeo. Photo by Will van Overbeek Today is National Flag…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…the Texas Republic, this complex contains a replica of Independence Hall—where delegates signed the Texas Declaration of Independence—a riverside exhibit…

Going to the Chappell

Going to the Chappell

…there’s an old-fashioned Independence Day parade; October brings fall foliage and a colorful burst of scarecrow displays; and a home…

Where Independence Was Won

Where Independence Was Won

…on a clear day. On any day, you’ll take in sweeping vistas of the surrounding battlefield, where a total of…

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

…of Marshall and Longview. (Photo by J. Griffis Smith) From Wednesday through Sunday, Crip’s Camp on the banks of Caddo…

Quirky Quarters

Quirky Quarters

…entrée options and a children’s menu is also available by reservation on Friday and Saturday. Nearby: Dinosaur Valley State Park,…

Ghosts of Galveston

Ghosts of Galveston

…birthday, Lafitte was one of the first Europeans to call Galveston home, and his followers numbered in the hundreds. Some…

True, Texas: What is it? Where is it?

True, Texas: What is it? Where is it?

…to life anew every Thursday through Monday night, casting its lavish neon spell on moviegoers.The Majestic is rather more grand…

Inside These Walls: A Personal Reflection on the Alamo

Inside These Walls: A Personal Reflection on the Alamo

…restoring the structure in the early 1850s. But that roofline symbolizes Texans’ tradition of valor, pride, and independence. My dad…

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