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Chasing Windmills

Chasing Windmills

windmill its long-lived vitality, and the windmill, human-made, gives us our purpose for the wind. Ironically, wind is often the…

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

…the ground, their wayward branches revealing the truth of the wind. Their leaves are spindly, not big and wide, resulting…

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

…the water, hide from the wind.” Storm chasers eschew hunkering and opt instead to drive as fast as they can…

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

…the muddy water receded, it left behind a layer of silt. Centuries of exposure to wind and humidity are also…

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

…John Oliver caught wind of the abandoned toys and offered to buy them with a $10,000 donation to the Mission-Aransas…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…the town of Mathis. I look forward to Mathis because that’s when the giant windmills of the Karankawa Wind Farm…

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

…materials—is also what makes them vulnerable. Rain, wind, flooding, sun exposure, and insects have all taken a toll on the…

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

…sandy, singletrack trails wind through a tall forest canopy, with smooth singletrack for novice riders and a series of technical…

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

…was 1956, we were going from one drive-in-tray-on-the-window joint to another, looking for girls and stuff,” he says. Thanks to…

Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

…yearning to fly like the quicksilver wind, but cursed with the tiniest of legs. But it’s not about winning or…

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

…other wildlife, accompanied by soft steady winds and whiffs of salt air. The designated highway technically begins in Houston at…

Madera Canyon Trail

Madera Canyon Trail

…Almost literally. A warm tail wind out of Marfa swept us up into the desert frontier town—at an altitude of…

Suburban Renewal: McKinney

Suburban Renewal: McKinney

…nearby Allen, who specializes in realistic portrayals of African-American life and culture. The wall of windows at Laura Moore Fine…

Bats at Risk

Bats at Risk

…currently losing a large portion of them because of wind turbines and White-nose Syndrome,” he explains. “We’re collaborating with the…

Historic Moment in Granbury

Historic Moment in Granbury

…Cogdell. By the time the conference’s networking reception winds down that evening, a surprisingly blustery cold front has chilled the…

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