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Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

He’s the bard of the Hill Country—a satirist, author, singer-songwriter, raconteur, and equal-opportunity ... Read More »

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

An Open Palm A state of grief becomes a state of solace for a new Texan by Fowzia KarimiIf grief is a landscape, ... Read More »

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

The tiny town of Concan, tucked in the rolling hills of Uvalde County, has been a summertime recreational haven ... Read More »

It Wouldn’t Be Wedding Season in Texas Without the Grand March

It Wouldn’t Be Wedding Season in Texas Without the Grand March

The dance starts with our elders. Two old-timers who know what it means to spend decades together in marriage ... Read More »

Cookbook Historian Toni Tipton-Martin Highlights the Contributions of Black Cooks in American Food History

Cookbook Historian Toni Tipton-Martin Highlights the Contributions of Black Cooks in American Food History

When speaking at events, Toni Tipton-Martin engages her audiences with historical images depicting African ... Read More »

See Texas’ First Airplane at Midland International Airport

See Texas’ First Airplane at Midland International Airport

The small crowd that witnessed the first flight of John Valentine Pliska’s airplane likely held its collective ... Read More »

Pharmacist Lonnie Meredith Found a Calling and Community in Haskell

Pharmacist Lonnie Meredith Found a Calling and Community in Haskell

Before Western settlers arrived and settled Haskell, nomadic bands of Apache, Comanche, Kiowa, and Kickapoo hunted ... Read More »

A Road Trip Along the Rio Grande Invites Reflection on Grief and Family Bonds

A Road Trip Along the Rio Grande Invites Reflection on Grief and Family Bonds

I didn't plan to write about my cousin. I wanted to write about the history, culture, people, and places I saw ... Read More »

Poteet Is Home to Sweet Strawberries and One of South Texas’ Most Popular Festivals

Poteet Is Home to Sweet Strawberries and One of South Texas’ Most Popular Festivals

When he’s not out collecting old windmills, Jim Collums can most often be found at Poteet Country Winery, located ... Read More »

Texas Gardening Guru Neil Sperry Talks Growing Plants and Growing Old

Texas Gardening Guru Neil Sperry Talks Growing Plants and Growing Old

“I am just an average gardener,” says Neil Sperry, the McKinney resident who’s anything but average to ... Read More »

A Panhandle Native Returns Home to Investigate a Family Legend

A Panhandle Native Returns Home to Investigate a Family Legend

Digging deeper into conflicting accounts of Bonnie & Clyde’s escapades in Shamrock Read More »

Finding Community and Common Ground in a Small Town

Finding Community and Common Ground in a Small Town

Past the Edges of Town An introvert and her family embrace community in Lampasas by Stacey SwannMy parents raised ... Read More »

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