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Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

rest of his short but thrilling Wild West life and career. A new biography, Texas Jack: America’s First Cowboy Star…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…outfitted them in infant life vests, sat on various flotation devices ourselves, and spent hours together in the water. Between…

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

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

…Cowboys Who Care Foundation, a nonprofit he started in 2011 to donate cowboy hats to kids with life-threatening illnesses. On…

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

The Tree Of Life On the mesquite trail in South Texas Photographs by Joel Salcido Approximately 75% of the mesquites…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…river has been moderated, it has not been tamed. It still runs wild every now and then, thwarting even the…

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

…pleasant period of my life, and anything that reminds me of that experience—the scent of lemons, buffalo cheese—has my heart,”…

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

…who were essentially their enemies just to survive because there was nothing here. But it was the Wild West—that’s what…

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

…weather.” With that event setting the course for his life, Schaffer has been chasing storms whenever he can since the…

Texas Conservationists Want to Keep the ‘Wilderness’ in Big Bend National Park

Texas Conservationists Want to Keep the ‘Wilderness’ in Big Bend National Park

…lays the golden egg,” says Raymond Skiles, who retired as Big Bend National Park’s wildlife biologist in 2018. Skiles is…

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

…you’re born and brought up [here], … it has a wild beauty of its own.” The author grew up on…

A Wildlife Rendezvous

A Wildlife Rendezvous

Wildlife Center, a drive-through wild-animal park near Glen Rose, some 60 miles southwest of Fort Worth. “Not only is Fossil…

Follow the Smoke, West Texas BBQ

Follow the Smoke, West Texas BBQ

…has a “wild game” taste that everybody seems to love. Questions about whether it is wild hog are met with…

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

…beaches become hormone-charged playgrounds for college students gone wild. Maybe you’ve gone wild here yourself; if so, join the club….

Dive In!

Dive In!

…the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department sank the Texas Clipper, a 473-foot-long ship that served as a troop transport during…

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

…enough water- and wildlife-related activities to run the most rugged tourist ragged. On the other hand, the town induces a…

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