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Urban daddy comes to Texas

Written by | Published January 19, 2010
A few years ago, a colleague turned me on to an online newsletter called "Urban Daddy"--an irreverent,  intelligently written…

Brenham Break

Written by | Published January 13, 2010
On my second trip back to Austin from Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport during the holidays, I decided to break up…

Quirky Breakfast in Houston

Written by | Published January 11, 2010
If you're planning to tour Quirky Houston, I suggest you start your day with breakfast. On a recent visit, my…

Partying with the Big Heads

Written by | Published January 6, 2010
The January issue of Texas Highways includes a feature about the oddball attractions of sophisticated Houston. As a native Houstonian,…

Big Mo's BBQ

Written by | Published November 24, 2009
When I was in Victoria a couple of weeks ago, I tried a new barbecue restaurant a friend had recommended,…

Feels Like Fall

Written by | Published November 4, 2009
The crisp autumn mornings of late are reminding me of my summer trip to the Fort Davis area. Even in…

Live Music and Lava Lamps

Written by | Published October 22, 2009
On a recent trip to San Angelo, I discovered an unusual venue in the middle of downtown. During the day,…

Art in Season in Houston

Written by | Published October 12, 2009
Last Saturday, I went to Houston's Bayou City Art Festival Downtown with my sister, Jean. I recently discovered that this festival…

Harmonic Convergence (CMigrator copy 1)

Written by | Published October 12, 2009
Thrilled to hear the Austin Symphony conducted by Peter Bay on Saturday evening at the impressive Long Center. The concert…

Setting Records

Written by | Published October 12, 2009
Attended the Austin Record Convention on Sunday. Terrific event for music lovers, particularly those who still appreciate vinyl LPs and…

Hotel pet peeves

Written by | Published October 12, 2009
I just returned from an out-of-state vacation, and while I had a fantastic time, I was glad to get back…

Texarkana: Twice as Nice

Written by | Published October 12, 2009
Long a fun, famous gateway to the Lone Star State, Texarkana USA is a twin cities with lots of history…
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