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Photographer John Dyer Drove 5,500 Miles to Document Texas’ Outer Limits

Photographer John Dyer Drove 5,500 Miles to Document Texas’ Outer Limits

In the spring of 2019, John Dyer set out to see what the edge looked like close up. Dyer is a San Antonio-based ... Read More »

My Hometown: A New Frontier of the Old West in Dell City

My Hometown: A New Frontier of the Old West in Dell City

Andrew Stuart is the poster boy for the “next best place.” Raised in Austin, Stuart lived on both coasts before ... Read More »

Teddy Roosevelt, San Antonio, and the Birth of the Rough Riders

Teddy Roosevelt, San Antonio, and the Birth of the Rough Riders

B eneath a warm Caribbean sun, down a twisted road from the tattered colonial city Santiago de Cuba, an American ... Read More »

Red Steagall, Country Hit-Maker and Cowboy Poet, Talks Texas Spirit and Overcoming Polio

Red Steagall, Country Hit-Maker and Cowboy Poet, Talks Texas Spirit and Overcoming Polio

Driving the backroads northwest of Fort Worth, you’d never know that one of the luminaries of Texas country and ... Read More »

My Hometown: Rooted In the Railroad and Blues Music, Navasota Chugs With Cultural Vibrancy

My Hometown: Rooted In the Railroad and Blues Music, Navasota Chugs With Cultural Vibrancy

Navasota has long stoked history buffs’ imaginations. It was, after all, the area where historians believe French ... Read More »

In Defense of J. Frank Dobie—the Father of Texas Literature

In Defense of J. Frank Dobie—the Father of Texas Literature

Born in 1888, Dobie came of age just as old pastoral lifeways were crumbling before the rapidly expanding ... Read More »

Six Years After Moving to Mexico, Lauded Chicana Writer Sandra Cisneros Looks Back on Her 29 Years in San Antonio

Six Years After Moving to Mexico, Lauded Chicana Writer Sandra Cisneros Looks Back on Her 29 Years in San Antonio

Last spring, the writer Sandra Cisneros returned to San Antonio to meet with her accountant, address some computer ... Read More »

My Hometown: A True-Blue Rangerette Explains Why There’s More to Kilgore Than Oil and the Drill Team

My Hometown: A True-Blue Rangerette Explains Why There’s More to Kilgore Than Oil and the Drill Team

"People automatically associate Kilgore with oil and Rangerettes,” says Shelley Wayne, who should know. Wayne’s ... Read More »

Exhibit at George W. Bush Center in Dallas Explores Texas Presidential Escapes

Exhibit at George W. Bush Center in Dallas Explores Texas Presidential Escapes

As visitors this summer to the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas will discover, presidents seize ... Read More »

An Iconic Dance Hall in Big Spring Hosts an Eclectic Crowd

An Iconic Dance Hall in Big Spring Hosts an Eclectic Crowd

Downtown is situated between the railroad and what used to be the Bankhead Highway. There’s no need to use a map or Read More »

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