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Pet and Feed Donkeys at Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue in San Angelo

Mark and Amy Meyers, the founders of Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue near San Angelo, have made it their mission to…

Stee-rike!

The International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame in Arlington captures the enduring appeal of the sport so well that…

A World of Exploration

Housed in a century-old building in downtown Tyler, Discovery Science Place stands out among the historic buildings surrounding it.

Festive Frontier

During the holiday season, the fresh air and cheerful sunlit peaks of Fort Davis become all the more festive thanks…

A New Zoo Review

My 15-year old was skeptical when I told her we were going to see the Zoo Lights at the Houston…

All is Fair ...

It’s fair season, y’all! Cooler weather means that grounds across Texas are setting up their spinning ferris wheels, grooming their…

Hey Boo Boo!

When I was a kid growing up in the Midwest, my family vacations were mainly of the s’mores-and-sleeping-bags variety.

Tubes O' Fun

When I first visited Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels as a teenager in the mid-1980s, the waterpark was just a few…

Finding your thrill

I sat cross-legged in the sandy dirt at the foot of a blueberry bush at a pick-your-own farm called Blueberry…

Immeasurable Fun

Now that my son August is on the cusp of turning five years old, he’s stumbled upon the concept of…

Round Top Holiday

My family of 12 was once referred to as “a small country.” Growing up in a four-bedroom house in Houston…

Boot Camping

I’ve explored many remote locales across Texas, so most people assume that I’m a seasoned camper. But here’s the real…
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