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Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

…Orbit.   “When Apollo 8 snapped the ‘Earthrise’ photo over the moon on Christmas Eve, it gave us Earthlings a…

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

…survives—lightning, hurricanes, fires. Mesquites never give up. And at night, the branches sway and sway, sharing more of the moon

Fly Me to the Moon

Fly Me to the Moon

…Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon and speak those memorable words, “The Eagle has landed.” This…

Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

…sky, making it a very dark place to be on a moonless night. Enjoy one of Texas’ Dark Sky parks….

Something’s Afoot in Bandera

Something’s Afoot in Bandera

…The house band played until around 2 a.m., a crew of regulars played pool (the full-moon imprints of tobacco tins…

Follow the Smoke, Central Texas BBQ

Follow the Smoke, Central Texas BBQ

…days. “This business started in 1882,” he says, “when a man named William J. Moon started selling fresh beef and…

Follow the Frio: Swim, Hike, and Dance Your Troubles Away in the Frio Canyon

Follow the Frio: Swim, Hike, and Dance Your Troubles Away in the Frio Canyon

…sky, untempered by the sliver of a crescent moon. When the jukebox played a version of Houston crooner B.J. Thomas’…

Dive In!

Dive In!

…Swimming equals flying. Water replaces atmosphere, and the sea floor or lake bottom might resemble a barren moon or the…

Inside These Walls: A Personal Reflection on the Alamo

Inside These Walls: A Personal Reflection on the Alamo

…Park’s Tower of the Americas forever pops up around me with the happenstance of the moon. The Alamo is the…

Hills of Home

Hills of Home

…the resort facilities. Since it’s raining the afternoon I arrive, I decide not to make my once-every-blue-moon attempt to play…

Angel Wings and Coral Trees: Caverns of Sonora

Angel Wings and Coral Trees: Caverns of Sonora

…smooth and textured. In one spot, “moon milk”—a calcium-magnesium material that’s paste-like when wet—appears to cascade from a hole above…

Absolutely Uncertain

Absolutely Uncertain

…N. Mossy Brake, 903/789-3940. All three of Moonglow’s properties come with canoes for guest use, and the “Moonbeam Cottage” has…

Houston Play-Date

Houston Play-Date

…first man to the moon in 1969. Longer than a football field, it was exhibited on its side in a…

Beaching on the Cheap

Beaching on the Cheap

…find sand dollars, sundials, cockles, moon snails, whelks, Campeche angel wings, and the beautiful disk dosinia. But always avoid the…

Museum Masterpieces: Must-see picks

Museum Masterpieces: Must-see picks

…1959, Fitz’ Area Arts Foundation purchased its first work of art, Nevelson’s massive wall sculpture Moon Garden. Nevelson rose to…

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