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Accidental Education

Written by | Published September 2, 2009
Visits with my 13-year-old niece, Kaitie, tend to be enlightening, and not just about what's going on with teenagers these…

Happy 100th, Wanda Timmermann!

Written by | Published August 25, 2009
Thomas Haberle wrote us recently to let us know that longtime TH friend Wanda Timmermann celebrates her 100th birthday August…

Take a seat, enjoy the show

Written by | Published August 18, 2009
Since I moved from Houston and an office smack dab in the middle of the city's incredible Theater District, I have…

A Toast to Summer

Written by | Published July 24, 2009
My favorite seasonal flavor of Promised Land Milk, Creamy Dreamy Orange, is back on the shelves at my neighborhood H-E-B…

Trip Advisors

Written by | Published July 23, 2009
Sometimes a trip out-of-state helps me appreciate what information a tourist needs and wants. I shouldn't admit this, but on…

Out All Night

Written by | Published July 13, 2009
Be sure to check out the story on bat-watching by Nola McKey and Larry Ditto in the August issue of…

Evening Star

Written by | Published July 13, 2009
Enjoyed a fabulous Friday evening last week at the kick-off of the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum's annual Music…

Why is That Dog Smiling ?

Written by | Published July 3, 2009
Even though travel destinations are the focus of Texas Highways magazine, almost every traveler relies on some kind of travel…

New Orleans Saint

Written by | Published July 1, 2009
I've been most fortunate to catch a number of wonderful live Austin City Limits studio appearances during my 25 years…

Closet Recyclers!

Written by | Published June 29, 2009
Last week I attended a reunion of high-school chums in Oklahoma City, a seven-hour drive from Austin (though my lead-footed…

Austin Chamber Music Festival

Written by | Published June 25, 2009
Thoroughly enjoyed a free Austin Chamber Music Festival event (splendid Mendelssohn Piano Trio concert) at downtown Austin's Central Presbyterian Church…

Patagonia / Texas Travel

Written by | Published June 25, 2009
I'm a fan of Patagonia outfitters not only because the company designs and manufactures amazing gear but also because the…
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