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Alchemy in Big Bend Ranch State Park

Alchemy in Big Bend Ranch State Park

The night skies of Texas’ Big Bend country often mesmerize in ways that mirror the peculiarities of dark…

A Century of Shiner

A Century of Shiner

Lontime Spoetzl Brewery employee Calvin Cosmo Wallace stands proudly before one of the trucks he drove for the…

Into the Big Thicket

Into the Big Thicket

The cozy and quiet Cabins in the Thicket, near Kountze on McNeely Lake, await visitors, just five minutes…

Hacienda Dreaming

Hacienda Dreaming

(Photo by Michael Amador) Needing an escape from city stress, I packed a bag and drove 45 minutes…

Ridleys Believe it or Not! Sea Turtles in Texas

Ridleys Believe it or Not! Sea Turtles in Texas

Jeff George, director of Sea Turtle, Inc. on South Padre Island, examines an injured ridley. (Photo by J….

Track to the Future: Train Museums

Track to the Future: Train Museums

At the Museum of the American Railroad in Dallas, dozens of locomotives and train cars illustrate railroading history….

Buddy Holly Remembered

Buddy Holly Remembered

Fifty-seven years have passed since that snowy night in Iowa on February 3, 1959, when a plane crash…

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

At Ben’s Western Wear in Cotulla, longtime employee Carlos Gonzales shapes a hat for his cousin Gilbert. (Photo…

Marfalous!

Marfalous!

No stranger to the Marfa art world, Camille Willaford surveys her parents’ gallery, Galleri Ur­­­bane. On display (from…

Shifting Sands of Monahans

Shifting Sands of Monahans

Known for its sand hills, this West Texas town offfers desert surprises. (Photo by J. Griffis Smith) When…

Sailing Under the Jolly Roger

Sailing Under the Jolly Roger

The gray-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico conceal unfathomable mysteries. After all, it was here, in the…

A Stitch in Time

A Stitch in Time

The 1877-era sailing ship Elissa lost only one sail during Hurricane Ike’s rampage through Galveston. (Photo courtesy of…

Madera Canyon Trail

Madera Canyon Trail

Determined to take a West Texas walk one particularly blustery spring day, my son and I blew into…

Scoop on a 1912 Soda Fountain

Scoop on a 1912 Soda Fountain

Photo by Michael Amador Easing onto one of the shiny spindle stools at the soda-fountain counter inside Highland…

Into the Wild: Starry-eyed and Thunderstruck

Into the Wild: Starry-eyed and Thunderstruck

  The Texas Big Bend country creates fantasy, illusion, mystery. Wide-open spaces, fabulous light, and the wild creatures…

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