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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

…Hill Ranch. The summer camp closed in 2013, but Friedman and his sister, Marcie Friedman, revived the camp last summer…

San Antonio’s  Morgan’s Wonderland Caters to Kids with Disabilities

San Antonio’s Morgan’s Wonderland Caters to Kids with Disabilities

with bass and catfish, and a sensory play center. Other offerings include a splash park next door, a year-round camp,…

Fort Lancaster State Historic Site Offers a Glimpse of Turbulent Times on the West Texas Frontier

Fort Lancaster State Historic Site Offers a Glimpse of Turbulent Times on the West Texas Frontier

One of the ruins at Fort Lancaster State Historic Site. Photo by Russell Moore Fort Lancaster still feels like it’s…

South Llano River State Park, a Treasured Hill Country Haven, is Getting a New Headquarters and Bridge

South Llano River State Park, a Treasured Hill Country Haven, is Getting a New Headquarters and Bridge

South Llano River State Park in Junction. Photo by Kevin Stillman/TxDOT. South Llano River State Park, a former goat and…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

nearly 20,000-acre lake. Possum Kingdom is only average size by Texas standards, with the state’s largest lake, Toledo Bend Reservoir,…

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

…Martin has translated into an expanding career. Last year, he signed a deal with Nashville’s Myriad Productions to contribute to…

Editor’s Note: Wandering Eyes

Editor’s Note: Wandering Eyes

…involved three days of camping on Matagorda Island. The trip to the primitive campsite can only be made by boat,…

The Trailblazing Story of Legendary Rancher Charles Goodnight Comes to Life at Houston Exhibition

The Trailblazing Story of Legendary Rancher Charles Goodnight Comes to Life at Houston Exhibition

…1874-75 had removed the last of the Southern Plains Indians from the area.) Later in the decade, a party of…

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

…then, livestock overgrazing had left its mark, reducing the soils of the Edwards Plateau and leaving behind eroded, picked-over landscapes…

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

…century later, their great-grandson Chase Roosa carries on the family tradition as general manager of Neal’s Dining Room. Every year,…

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

…Mexico]. Late at night, they came in real good. Other stations, too, like KVOO in Tulsa, WLS in Chicago, WLAC…

Wave Riders: Ocean Motion on Texas’ Coast

Wave Riders: Ocean Motion on Texas’ Coast

weeklong summer camps at the island’s Isla Blanca Beach Park. SPSC co-owner Gene Gore brags that the park has the…

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Nueces River Valley

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Nueces River Valley

Las Moras Springs. Brackettville and Fort Clark have always been closely related. A settlement called Las Moras sprang up near…

Readers Recommend: January 2009

Readers Recommend: January 2009

…seasoned chicken, grilled onions, and cilantro. Need more? The tortilla soup is to-die-for and served in generous portions. Prices are…

A Wildlife Rendezvous

A Wildlife Rendezvous

…Chicken National Wildlife Refuge near Eagle Lake, which is home to the largest wild Attwater’s population (a mere 50 chickens)….

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