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A Cancer Survivor on the Healing Nature of Birds

A Cancer Survivor on the Healing Nature of Birds

The first time I encountered whooping cranes, my wife and I were stationed on an observation tower on the dry ... Read More »

‘Unofficial Ambassador’ Faye Landham Dishes on Granbury’s Charms

‘Unofficial Ambassador’ Faye Landham Dishes on Granbury’s Charms

During karaoke night at D’Vine Wine on the Granbury Square, Faye Landham works the crowd. Amid off-key singing and ... Read More »

Remembering Texas Highways Founding Editor Frank Lively

Remembering Texas Highways Founding Editor Frank Lively

We lost a true Texas treasure on Nov. 18 with the passing of travel industry titan and Texas Highways founder Frank Read More »

Austin Hotelier Liz Lambert Talks Texas—from Midland to Marfa to South Congress

Austin Hotelier Liz Lambert Talks Texas—from Midland to Marfa to South Congress

Penny the Chihuahua greets visitors with an inspection sniff outside the elevator leading to Bunkhouse, the ... Read More »

Southwestern History Runs Deep in the Border Town of San Elizario

Southwestern History Runs Deep in the Border Town of San Elizario

Explore the adobe streets of this colonial Spanish presidio town with artist and history buff Al Borrego. As he ... Read More »

Sarah Bird’s New Historical Novel Is Wild as an Acre of Snakes

Sarah Bird’s New Historical Novel Is Wild as an Acre of Snakes

In the debut of Texas Highways’ new monthly essay, Open Road, novelist Sarah Bird writes about walking the trails ... Read More »

Former First Lady Laura Bush Takes Us on a Tour of Her Prairie Chapel Flower Garden

Former First Lady Laura Bush Takes Us on a Tour of Her Prairie Chapel Flower Garden

On a warm summer morning, former First Lady Laura Bush walked among the butterflies in the garden behind her ... Read More »

Executive Chef Gerard Thompson Embraces Biscuits and Frito Pie at the Lauded Rough Creek Lodge

Executive Chef Gerard Thompson Embraces Biscuits and Frito Pie at the Lauded Rough Creek Lodge

Gerard Thompson wields a large, sharp knife with one hand and carries a wooden stand holding a cured hog’s leg in ... Read More »

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 »

At Paisano Ranch, the Spirit of  J. Frank Dobie—and the Muses—Abide

At Paisano Ranch, the Spirit of J. Frank Dobie—and the Muses—Abide

My personal slice of Texas paradise lies 14 miles southwest of Austin, tucked into the idyllic canyon that cradles ... Read More »

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