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San Antonio | the Saga

Written by | Published November 25, 2014

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The centerpiece of Texas Highways' December 2014 cover is San Antonio's San Fernando Cathedral bathed in the brilliant light of a visual and musucal art installation. This cathedral-turned-canvas showcase can be viewed in free presentations through Dec. 31.

Happy Thanksgiving

Written by | Published November 24, 2014

thanksgiving-mealWith the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, I’m wrapping up loose ends at the office while occasionally daydreaming about tomorrow’s feast. I’m particularly excited about Brussels sprouts, of all things.

Take a Travel Break

Written by | Published November 20, 2014

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With the holidays comes travel for many. And with travel comes the stress of loading up the car, trying to minimize stops while navigating the traffic that comes with this season of gridlock. But if you have to negotiate just one stop, make it a Texas Travel Information Center.

Holiday Travel

Written by | Published November 19, 2014

Untitled-31As you make travel plans for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, consider this - you probably shouldn't travel on Wednesday! It's the worst day for the holiday drive. At least, that's the word, according to a recent Google Maps study that took data from 21 cities across the nation. And, if you're thinking about driving back home on Saturday, you might want to rethink that, too.

Cleburne Gets New Native American Museum

Written by | Published November 14, 2014

Cleburne-Big-Bear-NA-MuseumCleburne is adding to the Chisholm Trail experience with its newest addition –– the Big Bear Native American Museum of artifacts dating back to 15,000 B.C. A grand opening celebration is set for Saturday, Nov. 15.

Women Make History

Written by | Published November 10, 2014

flygirlsThey changed the face of the United States Military when they answered the call of duty in World War II. On Veterans Day, the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) will be celebrated at the Bullock Museum in Austin.

New Bird Blind For Davis Mountains

Written by | Published November 3, 2014

bird blind--Davis Mountains State Park will soon offer bird watchers a new treat with the Nov. 14 dedication of a newly constructed bird blind.

Time to Change

Written by | Published November 1, 2014

th-facebook-fall-backwardDaylight Saving Time is upon us and, at 2 a.m. Sunday, we turn our clocks back one hour, and can count on spending that freebie hour however we please.

Texas Haunt Spots

Written by | Published October 31, 2014

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On Halloween, we're reminded of the ghostly gathering spots and spooky stories, but those haunting tales and hot spots are good for a scare all year long.

Yesterday, Today at the LBJ

Written by | Published October 28, 2014

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Whatever your political persuasion—or lack thereof—the recently reimagined LBJ Presidential Library provides a colorful journey into an influential era of change.

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Greenville will host the inaugural Bob Wills Fiddle Festival and Contest this weekend, celebrating fiddle music and the legacy of the “King of Western Swing.”

Alamo Relics Return

Written by | Published October 27, 2014

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The fringed leather pouch that David Crockett carried his musket balls in the day he fell at the Alamo made its trip to Texas with Crockett in 1836. On Tuesday, Oct. 28, it returns to the Alamo via British pop-legend Phil Collins who is donating what is considered the biggest and best collection of Alamo artifacts ever assembled.

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