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Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

…was feeling the pinch. This aging thing is rough on a person—aches and pains. I was doing something wrong, and…

For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

thing or another, be it musically or politically or anything. And these artists live that through music. I love and…

The Gourdgeous Glass Pumpkin Patch Festival Breaks the Mold for the Fall Season

The Gourdgeous Glass Pumpkin Patch Festival Breaks the Mold for the Fall Season

…pumpkin bread, pumpkin-scented candles, multi-hued decorative pumpkins—everywhere you look, there’s pumpkin something. With temps still in the 90s, it may…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…remember, I have lived in terror of one thing: the loss of my parents. I wonder sometimes if the early…

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

…I’m not chasing anything anymore. The best thing about being retired is, I’m not committing to do anything for anybody….

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

…surrounding area. “It was really exciting,” owner Joe Nebhan says. “I think the most heartfelt thing about the whole evening…

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

…was designated the official state flower, Texans have loved designating very Texas things as state symbols. With 76 official symbols…

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

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

…being negative, or complaining about things,” fellow comedian Steve Gammill says. “That’s very refreshing.” Now a resident of Newark—20 miles…

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

…Nothing could be further from the truth. If there is one thing we Romans know about and believe in, it…

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

…displaced Texans I’d see whenever I visited Nashville over the decades. Every time, it seemed, he was into something new…

Annual Mermaid Festival Makes A Splash in San Marcos

Annual Mermaid Festival Makes A Splash in San Marcos

…where typical mermaid and mermen costumes worn by participants rival anything seen at Mardi Gras. Up to 5,000 visitors are…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…a good thing ever be a bad thing, especially with the hidden Hill Country getting harder and harder to find?…

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

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

…It was one of my last good decisions. It was the right thing to do for Billy Joe—get away from…

In Praise of Tex-Mex with TV Chef Pati Jinich

In Praise of Tex-Mex with TV Chef Pati Jinich

…it allows us to understand things we wouldn’t be able to grasp, or to communicate things we wouldn’t be able…

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

…there’s severe weather and you’re sitting next to Bob Pack, something good’s going to happen,” Jackson says, laughing. Pack’s eeriest—and…

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