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A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

a boy from Texas when I first visited Possum Kingdom Lake, a serpent-shaped reservoir 80 miles west of Fort Worth,…

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

…Coffee Mill Lake, and Lake Fannin, a wilderness area where a historic lodge is being rehabilitated. Here, the landscape is…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…Erich Schlegel The Brazos River below Possum Kingdom Lake. The Brazos is a river of contradictions. Flowing more than 800…

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Worth, and Austin-San Antonio, and you’ll find kolaches. Hope you’re hungry, because this 200-plus-mile meander takes you away from the…

PK Away!

PK Away!

catfish for PK Lake and other lakes across Texas. The heart of PK activity, the Peninsula area hums with pockets…

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

…north of Fort Worth—Martin has five children with his wife, Michele, and four grandchildren. Outside of performing, Martin runs the…

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

…States. It grows along river beds and lakes, sprouting knobby, gangly “knees” that peek out from the water. It may…

JewBoy Burgers Bring Cultures Together

JewBoy Burgers Bring Cultures Together

…and story that’s worth telling, do it. This is mine.” Though he grew up in a Jewish household, Pittle was…

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

…Caddo Lake State Park curves around Saw Mill Pond and connects to Lake Caddo. On park trails, look for blooming…

Need a Fairy Tale Getaway? Try Staying at a Texas Castle

Need a Fairy Tale Getaway? Try Staying at a Texas Castle

…country, these structures abound in myriad forms, from modern-day museums to world-class sporting venues. Some, like Castle Falkenstein and Lake

Good Times = Good Works

Good Times = Good Works

…North of Fort Worth, one location, Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area, provides habitat for 270 species of birds, and attracts…

Historic Moment in Granbury

Historic Moment in Granbury

…con-ference near Lake Gran–bury because the lake is the result of the very dam that John Graves lamented when he…

Readers Recommend: January 2009

Readers Recommend: January 2009

…TH readers will want to know about Ginger Brown’s Old Tyme Restaurant and Bakery in Lake Worth. They have the…

Goodbye to a River Turns 50

Goodbye to a River Turns 50

…riverbank just below Possum Kingdom Lake one gray afternoon in November 1957. He wanted to connect with the primitive beauty…

Roads to Freedom

Roads to Freedom

…left on FM 2544 and turn south on FM 229, where fleeting glimpses of shimmering Houston County Lake peek through…

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