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Dave’s: A Pawn Shop Is Filled to the Brim With Historical, Eclectic, and Cryptic Artifacts

Dave’s: A Pawn Shop Is Filled to the Brim With Historical, Eclectic, and Cryptic Artifacts

…faithfully served and admired Villa.” Speaking of mummies, for the cool price of $14,995, visitors have the chance to purchase…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…understand how amazing it is to be surrounded by people who speak the language they grew up speaking. In Corpus…

What’s That Smell? San Antonio Zoo’s Corpse Flower Is Ready To Bloom

What’s That Smell? San Antonio Zoo’s Corpse Flower Is Ready To Bloom

…the public’s input. “I’m also curious to see how people describe the smell,” he says. Speaking of the smell, last…

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

…right at the wind. Speaking from experiences of several hurricanes and mere tornado weather (not an actual tornado, which thankfully…

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

…the author has been busy with with book signings, speaking engagements, and interviews. “It’s been crazy since my publication date,”…

Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

…On A Hardbody, Seabiscuit, and Best In Show.   https://youtu.be/nKoaTgBBnxo   Speaking of cinema, each year the races have a…

Texas Humor’s Founder Jay B. Sauceda Considers the Texas Identity

Texas Humor’s Founder Jay B. Sauceda Considers the Texas Identity

Illustration by Peter Strain As a photographer, pilot, author, and entrepreneur, Jay B. Sauceda has ruminated upon the…

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

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

Illustration by Brian Lutz He’s the bard of the Hill Country—a satirist, author, singer-songwriter, raconteur, and equal-opportunity offender….

Speaking of Texas: The Lone Wolf

Speaking of Texas: The Lone Wolf

Manuel My God, boys! It’s the Lone Wolf! Let’s scram!” In the 1920s, ’30s, and ’40s, those words…

Paris, Anyone?

Paris, Anyone?

…read Louis L’.Amour, drive a pickup truck, or tune in to CMT. And speaking of boots, a stop atthe city’s…

Follow the Smoke, North Texas BBQ

Follow the Smoke, North Texas BBQ

…and it’s all extremely consistent,” Marc says, speaking as someone who knows the restaurant drill. “And it’s all full service….

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…Bessie Moore (1854-1877)—a.k.a. “Diamond Bessie”—in Jefferson’s Oakwood Cemetery (see Speaking of Texas, May 2001). Finely dressed and adorned with dia­monds,…

Marfa Light

Marfa Light

…of the institutions that keeps the town afloat, creatively speaking, is the Chinati Foundation. Established more than 30 years ago…

Barbara Jordan: The Great Texas Orator

Barbara Jordan: The Great Texas Orator

…high school debates through her influential years in the government. Jordan possessed excellent public-speaking skills from a young age. While…

Follow the Smoke, East Texas BBQ

Follow the Smoke, East Texas BBQ

…the English-speaking British colony at the top of South America, Miss Sandy went in and out of one marriage and…

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