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10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

Texas flags at the 60th Annual Stonewall Peach JAMboree and Rodeo. Photo by Will van Overbeek Today is National Flag…

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

…only open Monday through Friday). Continue on SH 16 until you hit San Saba, the Pecan Capital of the World….

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

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

…publishing a nationally distributed astrology magazine in Del Rio. My late friend Dallas Turner, a pitchman, metaphysician, and singing cowboy

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

…Awards from the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, and one of those—The Good Old Boys—was made into a TNT…

Follow the Smoke, West Texas BBQ

Follow the Smoke, West Texas BBQ

…which one day might funnel her a steady stream of cars and another day a rally with 150 motorcycles. There’s…

Fests Up! Fall 2010

Fests Up! Fall 2010

…and plan a trip. Chances are, you’ll create a fall tradition of your own. Cowboy Days, Plainview, Sept. 18 While…

Texas Two-Step

Texas Two-Step

Saturday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day. When twilight falls, the rodeo crowd pours into the dance pavilion, the…

Spirit of 66

Spirit of 66

…Great Race, a national classic car rally, makes an overnight stop in Amarillo on Monday, June 22. The first of…

Youngblood’s Stockyard Cafe

Youngblood’s Stockyard Cafe

…out, I’m a day late for the really big crowds, which coincide with Tuesday morning’s cattle auction. Nevertheless, the café…

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

…the mammoth Amistad Reservoir, the centerpiece of the National Park Service’s Amistad National Recreation Area. Here at Amistad, the Devils…

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Llano Estacado

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Llano Estacado

…Cas Johnson Road, the turnoff for Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, part of Lake Meredith National Recreation Area. For 13,000…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Pedernales River on his ranch, today the LBJ National Historical Park. “I come down here almost every evening when I’m…

Angel Wings and Coral Trees: Caverns of Sonora

Angel Wings and Coral Trees: Caverns of Sonora

…“decorated” section of the cave, the space envelops you like a giant, sparkling geode. “It’s internationally recognized as the most…

The Wittliff Collections: Sharing a Spirit of Place

The Wittliff Collections: Sharing a Spirit of Place

…the post-apocalyptic The Road—books that have earned him the National Book Award and a Pulitzer, and a movie adaptation that…

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