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A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…arrival of something better, something that feels wholeheartedly like a piece of home: palm trees. Driving into Corpus Christi on…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

An Open Palm A state of grief becomes a state of solace for a new Texan by Fowzia Karimi If…

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

…to San Leon. These Margaritaville parakeets prefer the tops of palm trees. Meanwhile in San Leon, they were adopted as…

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

…77950; 361/286-3559. Rockport birding sites include Connie Hagar Wildlife Sanctuary(north of downtown along Broadway/Fulton Beach Rd.), Connie Hagar Cottage Sanctuary

Scoop on a 1912 Soda Fountain

Scoop on a 1912 Soda Fountain

…for lunch or early supper. His favorite menu item? A pimiento-cheese sandwich called the Palm Beach. “Everything they make here…

Dive In!

Dive In!

…to the pool. Flower Gardens Banks National Marine Sanctuary Roughly 110 miles from Freeport, I plunged six feet down from…

A Wildlife Rendezvous

A Wildlife Rendezvous

…from my hand. Another slurps a snack from my husband’s palm, which is extended through the sunroof of our Volkswagen….

Suburban Renewal: McKinney

Suburban Renewal: McKinney

…visit here isn’t complete without a trek to the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, a 289-acre wooded preserve…

Hiding in Plain Sight: Houston’s Menil Collection

Hiding in Plain Sight: Houston’s Menil Collection

…for the chapel, which was dedicated in 1971 as an ecumenical sanctuary. The Rothko isn’t formally part of the Menil…

Follow the Smoke, East Texas BBQ

Follow the Smoke, East Texas BBQ

…pit and around into the parking lot behind the sanctuary. “It all helps out the church,” Horace emphasizes. “I love…

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

…surrounding despoblado (uninhabited, deserted land) in much the same way that its namesake Saint Peter bestowed blessings, providing sanctuary throughout…

Ridleys Believe it or Not! Sea Turtles in Texas

Ridleys Believe it or Not! Sea Turtles in Texas

…many marine creatures face, and the successes realized with some species and habitats. Its centerpiece, Tortuga Cay, provides sanctuary to…

A Fresh Spin on Fayetteville

A Fresh Spin on Fayetteville

…head” and the blinking lights of the Fayette power plant farther in the distance. Inside the small sanctuary, rows of…

Alpine’s Edge: A Gateway to Big Bend

Alpine’s Edge: A Gateway to Big Bend

…soundly until morning, but I awaken to a startling question. “Just what sort of palm trees will we be seeing…

Houston Play-Date

Houston Play-Date

…of Houston gave way to palm trees and houses on stilts. We soon spotted a Ferris wheel and a roller…

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