Family Travel

Travel Is About Allowing Ourselves the Freedom to Live  in the Moment

Travel Is About Allowing Ourselves the Freedom to Live in the Moment

My clearest memories of travel from my childhood tend to recall the simple moments. The start of vacation was ... Read More »

At the Confluence of the North & South Llano Rivers, Junction Is More Than a Fly Fisher’s Paradise

At the Confluence of the North & South Llano Rivers, Junction Is More Than a Fly Fisher’s Paradise

I was lured to Kimble County by my fly fisher husband—his heart set on hooking the fabled Guadalupe bass and ... Read More »

Fredericksburg Was a Tiny House Haven Long Before HGTV

Fredericksburg Was a Tiny House Haven Long Before HGTV

Spanning 3.5 acres along West Main Street in downtown Fredericksburg, the Pioneer Museum chronicles the history of ... Read More »

National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature

National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature

The National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature opened in 2000 to showcase the work of storybook artists ... Read More »

The Daytripper Visits the Antiquing Outpost of Round Top for Texas Antiques Week

The Daytripper Visits the Antiquing Outpost of Round Top for Texas Antiques Week

It may be one of the smallest incorporated towns in Texas (official population: 90), but don’t let that fool ... Read More »

History, Art, and Colorful Fall Foliage Distinguish the Great Plains Town of Canadian

History, Art, and Colorful Fall Foliage Distinguish the Great Plains Town of Canadian

Not far from the banks of the Canadian River, tucked among the River Valley Pioneer Museum’s artifacts of Panhandle Read More »

Help Yourself to Sausage, Biscuits, and a Side of History at the King Ranch

Help Yourself to Sausage, Biscuits, and a Side of History at the King Ranch

My kids know I’m happy to travel for a meal, particularly when huevos are involved, but in their minds, this was ... Read More »

Explore Frontier Life in San Antonio at the Yturri-Edmunds Home

Explore Frontier Life in San Antonio at the Yturri-Edmunds Home

Before the first railroad line reached San Antonio in 1877, the villa was known as “the city of adobes,” according ... Read More »

Any Day Above Ground Is a Good One at the Quirky National Museum of Funeral History

Any Day Above Ground Is a Good One at the Quirky National Museum of Funeral History

For the past eight years, the treasury of exhibits about the cultural practices and traditions surrounding death ... Read More »

Ray Wylie Hubbard Revisits the Snake Farm That Inspired His Famous Song

Ray Wylie Hubbard Revisits the Snake Farm That Inspired His Famous Song

Any good songwriter knows when the muse strikes, write it down. For Ray Wylie Hubbard, it was maybe the 10,000th ... Read More »

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