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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….

Shifting Sands of Monahans

Shifting Sands of Monahans

Known for its sand hills, this West Texas town offfers desert surprises. (Photo by J. Griffis Smith) When cartoonist friend…

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)…

The National Museum of the Pacific War

The National Museum of the Pacific War

…Japanese Garden of Peace was donated to the museum by the people of Japan. (Photo by J. Griffis Smith) With…

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…

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

says Lawson. “After an injury ended my bull-riding days, I just started helping folks with hats, and when I was…

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…

Vegan in Cowtown?

Vegan in Cowtown?

…California (Vegans don’t eat any animal by-products.) McNutt developed the recipes with her husband, James M. Johnston, who serves as…

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…

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

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…

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

…by J. Griffis Smith) This exchange happens often, and because I actually worked to build tourism in Marfa, it still…

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…

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…

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…

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