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The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

home from a party. I knew it could happen in an instant. I knew it could happen when I was…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

and started to build a new house. Two years later, when the house was ready, we reunited there with babies…

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

…off. Years later, likely in the early to mid-1980s, CDs were brand new. Late one night at the fest, Townes…

An Ode to the Native Chile Pequin, the ‘Mother of All Peppers’

An Ode to the Native Chile Pequin, the ‘Mother of All Peppers’

…green, not too red. And for years, no matter what changed at their family home in Aransas Pass, the plucky…

Port Aransas Bids Adieu to a Favorite Fishing Outfitter as Locals Seek to Balance Growth and Preservation

Port Aransas Bids Adieu to a Favorite Fishing Outfitter as Locals Seek to Balance Growth and Preservation

…to a Port Aransas native, news editor Dan Parker, after for 41 years. “It has been our life, and our…

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

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

years. By the end of the ’70s, Friedman had parked it in New York City, where he launched his literary…

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

Photo by Clint Herring, courtesy Shore Fire Media “You’re 81. What the heck are you making a new record for?”…

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

years old, she won her first world championship and later went on to teach the sport around the globe and…

Get Home Before Sundown or La Llorona Might Get You

Get Home Before Sundown or La Llorona Might Get You

familiar Hidalgo I knew, I still see the old town from memory. There are new houses and apartment complexes alongside…

In New Braunfels, The Redbird Listening Room Caters to Songwriters—and Song Listeners

In New Braunfels, The Redbird Listening Room Caters to Songwriters—and Song Listeners

to new generations. Thursdays are the Redbird’s designated songwriter nights, which provide space, support, and feedback for new and established…

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

…Bayou and as a cowboy on John Taylor’s Bexar County spread, spending about three years living in the state. After…

9 Can’t-Miss Sport Movies Set in Texas

9 Can’t-Miss Sport Movies Set in Texas

…all the good stories have been told, a whole new slate of films based on Texas sport legends are in…

Bobby Byrd of Cinco Puntos Press Is a Poet and Everyone Should Know It

Bobby Byrd of Cinco Puntos Press Is a Poet and Everyone Should Know It

…battle with cancer. He was 80 years old. “Bobby is a poet,” his wife, Lee Merrill Byrd, corrects herself when…

Galveston Island State Park’s Beachside Set to Reopen for First Time Since 2019

Galveston Island State Park’s Beachside Set to Reopen for First Time Since 2019

The restoration project added several new amenities to the park’s beach. Photo courtesy Nieco Payton/TPWD Galveston Island State Park is…

A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

…never forget that day 10 years ago. It was my first spontaneous hike. A hidden world opened to me, and…

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