When Lubbock-based sculptor Eddie Dixon received a phone call about sculpting a statue for the Alamo, the caller wanted to know if he was familiar with the historic figure he would be capturing in bronze.
Situated so close to Mexico, Texas feels its southern neighbor’s cultural influence in almost every aspect.
Pumpkin spice cocktails, pumpkin soup, pumpkin bread, pumpkin-scented candles, multi-hued decorative pumpkins—everywhere you look, there’s pumpkin something.
The call came at the exact minute he said it would. “When you’ve been working in the studio for 50 years, you learn that,” the booming voice on the other end of the line said.
Fall is just around the corner, and what better time than Halloween season to dive into the spooky and paranormal.
This Saturday, if you stroll through Town Center Park in Kingwood, a community located about 30 miles north of Houston, the unmistakable smell of brine will be in the air.
Legendary Texas rancher Charles Goodnight was born in Illinois on March 5, 1836. One day later, in San Antonio de Bexar, the Alamo fell to the Mexican army.