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No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned

…by J. Griffis Smith) I must have rocks in my head to be out in the scorching Big Bend sun,…

Field of Screens: Texas Drive-ins

Field of Screens: Texas Drive-ins

…the fading silhouette of a pump jack and answers, “Soon.” The projectors at the Sky-Vue Drive In Theatre in Lamesa…

City by the Sea

City by the Sea

At the height of World War II, Japanese propagandists gave the Lexington its nickname “The Blue Ghost.” (Photo by J….

Where Independence Was Won

Where Independence Was Won

in 1983, the area under water would have been low-lying ground and part of the battelfield. Photo by J. Griffis

Museum Masterpieces: Must-see picks

Museum Masterpieces: Must-see picks

…and Philip Johnson’s Amon Carter; and Jean Paul Viguier’s striking new Stieren Center at the McNay Art Museum in San…

San Antonio Holidays: Keeping Spirits Bright

San Antonio Holidays: Keeping Spirits Bright

…Lagoon. (Photo by J. Griffis Smith) It’s a chilly Saturday morning in December, and a line 300-people long has formed…

Tamales Recipes

Tamales Recipes

Here are two (relatively) simple recipes for tamales—one a classic pork tamale, and the other a sweet…

Alpine’s Edge: A Gateway to Big Bend

Alpine’s Edge: A Gateway to Big Bend

pluck the tumbleweeds out of your grille, and unplug-you’re in Alpine. Photo by J. Griffis Smith The city boasts many…

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)…

Something’s Afoot in Bandera

Something’s Afoot in Bandera

Musician and tall-tale dabster Arkey Blue keeps things family-friendly at the Silver Dollar. (Photo by J. Griffis Smith) It’s 11…

Hills of Home

Hills of Home

at Old Oak Square; John Van Camp’s lime stone abstract Frozen Dance just south of Third Street; and Pogue’s own…

A Fresh Spin on Fayetteville

A Fresh Spin on Fayetteville

attracts musicians to the town square for acoustic jam sessions. (Photo by J. Griffis Smith) I’ve visited the area annually…

Round Top: Setting the Stage

Round Top: Setting the Stage

…classes for a small number of pianists now spans six weeks, from June through mid-July, and accommodates more than 80…

The Texas Shell Game

The Texas Shell Game

Misho’s Oyster Company in San Leon processes tons of oysters from Galveston Bay. (Photo by J. Griffis Smith) Galveston Bay…

Ridleys Believe it or Not! Sea Turtles in Texas

Ridleys Believe it or Not! Sea Turtles in Texas

Jeff George, director of Sea Turtle, Inc. on South Padre Island, examines an injured ridley. (Photo by J. Griffis Smith)…

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