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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

the favorite songs that the Lubbock-born, Fort Worth-raised boy grew up on. “I’ve wanted to record Hank Williams songs my…

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

…there was an alternative: US 281, running between the western Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and greater San Antonio. It was less…

Three Danes Baking Company Finds a New Audience For Old World Treats

Three Danes Baking Company Finds a New Audience For Old World Treats

…a yellow Victorian bed-and-breakfast in Fort Worth’s Near Southside neighborhood. People walk past a big pecan tree and step inside…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

a boy from Texas when I first visited Possum Kingdom Lake, a serpent-shaped reservoir 80 miles west of Fort Worth,…

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

Old Baldy is a 500-year-old bald cypress—“one of the oldest bald cypress trees on public land in Texas,” according to…

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

…klobasnek, small sausages (aka pigs in a blanket). Drive any main route inside the Texas urban triangle of Houston, Dallas-Fort

History and Ghost Stories Abound at Barber’s—Texas’ Oldest Indie Bookstore

History and Ghost Stories Abound at Barber’s—Texas’ Oldest Indie Bookstore

…of Fort Worth’s most beloved icons but also the oldest independent bookstore in Texas. Barber’s moved locations a couple of…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

finding myself in a new city, a new state, I was not shocked but comforted. My partner had arrived in…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

Old Tunnel State Park sits on a brush-covered limestone ridge that divides the watersheds of the Guadalupe and Pedernales rivers,…

It Wouldn’t Be Wedding Season in Texas Without the Grand March

It Wouldn’t Be Wedding Season in Texas Without the Grand March

…promenade of a folk dance hails from the old country and is used to introduce a new bride and groom…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…river embraced by Graves and Comanche chief Quanah Parker was worth the effort. Back in Farris’ Cessna, we followed the…

In New Braunfels, The Redbird Listening Room Caters to Songwriters—and Song Listeners

In New Braunfels, The Redbird Listening Room Caters to Songwriters—and Song Listeners

to new generations. Thursdays are the Redbird’s designated songwriter nights, which provide space, support, and feedback for new and established…

Bobby Byrd of Cinco Puntos Press Is a Poet and Everyone Should Know It

Bobby Byrd of Cinco Puntos Press Is a Poet and Everyone Should Know It

…intentions whatsoever.” Bobby and Lee just loved good books, wanted to publish good books, and knew a good book when…

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

…Kerrville Mountain Sun described what locals could expect at the town’s brand-new music festival. Founded by Rod Kennedy, an Austin-area…

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

Old-time fiddler Eck Robertson circa 1923. Public domain image via Wikimedia Commons. His tombstone is inscribed with “World’s Champion Fiddler,”…

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