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With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

John Lomax III photo by Amanda Lomax. John Lomax III has been part of my music life for half a…

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

…and jelly with chili pequin. The ranch’s website, cappadonaranch.com, highlights several recipes made with their products, including mesquite chicken drumettes…

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

…a month. In 1938, writes Buescher, the Taylors purchased a ranch in Bandera and named it the “Mayan Dude Ranch.”…

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

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

…up on Echo Hill Ranch—the summer camp between Kerrville and Medina that his parents opened in 1953—and attended the University…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…in author John Graves’ Goodbye to a River. The book details Graves’ canoe trip with his dog in November 1957,…

Riding High at Dude Ranches

Riding High at Dude Ranches

cowboy singing. The guest ranch flourished under John G. “Big Spurs” Prude’s steady hand. His son John Robert—”Mr. Hospitality”—started the…

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

…a derringer handgun similar to one John Wilkes Booth used to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln. John St. Helen, whose former…

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

…in September with three shows at John T. Floore’s Country Store in Helotes. (Tickets sold out immediately back in April)….

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

…since the first one. The location moved to Quiet Valley Ranch, purchased by Kennedy in 1974; the number of days…

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

…front entrance, a curio case houses rarities including a replica of infamous bank robber John Dillinger’s plaster death mask and…

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

…of other Texas pioneers, Virginia native John B. Omohundro headed for the Lone Star State after the Civil War, in…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…and seafood to go, stop at Miller’s or bayside at Captain John’s, which offers a sweet view. Historic Indianola, Texas’…

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

says. Hillingdon Ranch is an example of this approach. Located in Kendall County between Comfort and Fredericksburg, the ranch recognized…

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

…musicians like John Lennon by inducting them for both their solo work and as members of a band, Texas confers…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…route instead veered west to Kerrville. Charles Schreiner, the influential merchant and owner of YO Ranch in Kerrville, lobbied for…

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