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Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

…was feeling the pinch. This aging thing is rough on a person—aches and pains. I was doing something wrong, and…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…remember, I have lived in terror of one thing: the loss of my parents. I wonder sometimes if the early…

For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

thing or another, be it musically or politically or anything. And these artists live that through music. I love and…

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

…surrounding area. “It was really exciting,” owner Joe Nebhan says. “I think the most heartfelt thing about the whole evening…

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

…displaced Texans I’d see whenever I visited Nashville over the decades. Every time, it seemed, he was into something new…

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

…not date-night fare or something to eat alone or on the go. Nope, you eat them leisurely as you unwind,…

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

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

…being negative, or complaining about things,” fellow comedian Steve Gammill says. “That’s very refreshing.” Now a resident of Newark—20 miles…

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

…Nothing could be further from the truth. If there is one thing we Romans know about and believe in, it…

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

…was designated the official state flower, Texans have loved designating very Texas things as state symbols. With 76 official symbols…

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

…I’m not chasing anything anymore. The best thing about being retired is, I’m not committing to do anything for anybody….

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

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

…It was one of my last good decisions. It was the right thing to do for Billy Joe—get away from…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…a good thing ever be a bad thing, especially with the hidden Hill Country getting harder and harder to find?…

Do’s and Don’ts of Late Summer Travel in Texas

Do’s and Don’ts of Late Summer Travel in Texas

…there are a few things you should do to get ready, including checking in on yourself. “Triple A recommends that…

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

…Concan, and it has everything: overnight camping, cabins, dining, an ice cream shop, a candy shop, mini golf, paddle boating,…

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

…there’s severe weather and you’re sitting next to Bob Pack, something good’s going to happen,” Jackson says, laughing. Pack’s eeriest—and…

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