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Need to Recenter? Try the Silent Treatment

Need to Recenter? Try the Silent Treatment

In an attempt to quiet my mind and turn my attention inward, I’d come to the small town of Windom, an hour and a ... Read More »

Take 3 History-Packed Hikes in the Davis Mountains

Take 3 History-Packed Hikes in the Davis Mountains

The Davis Mountains have long attracted people seeking respite from the surrounding deserts of West Texas. ... Read More »

Photo: The Guadalupe Mountains Tower Above the West Texas Desert

Photo: The Guadalupe Mountains Tower Above the West Texas Desert

Range Roving Rising from the Chihuahuan Desert north of Van Horn, the Guadalupe Mountains crest at the four ... 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 »

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 »

Has Brenham Become the Hamptons of Texas?

Has Brenham Become the Hamptons of Texas?

There aren’t enough synonyms for “quaint” in describing Brenham, that rare landlocked town that feels like it ... Read More »

Find History and Romance on the Bridges of McLennan County

Find History and Romance on the Bridges of McLennan County

Despite its title, this story is not a parody of a famous novel with a similar name. It is about a love affair, ... Read More »

A Scenic Detour off Interstate 10 Reveals Spectacular Views of the Pecos River Valley

A Scenic Detour off Interstate 10 Reveals Spectacular Views of the Pecos River Valley

The best road trips allow time for detours off the beaten path. Though it can be tempting to choose the most ... Read More »

Gladewater Offers Walkable Shopping and Dining in East Texas’ Antique Capital

Gladewater Offers Walkable Shopping and Dining in East Texas’ Antique Capital

With its old buildings, passing trains, vintage shops, and faded storefronts, Gladewater can seem like a relic from Read More »

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