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The Outsiders

It’s hard to imagine two people in the whole state who have more fun in their work than Julie and…

'Outsider' Art

An Internet search for “folk art” or “outsider art” results in a goldmine of possible sources, including big chains like…

The Drover's Dream

They headed north from Cardwell Flats on April 1, 1866. Crockett Cardwell, who operated a trading post and stagecoach stop…

The Ballad of Brownsville

As a crossroads city at the southernmost tip of Texas—and the state’s closest point to the interior of Mexico—it’s fitting…

An Aqueous Asylum

It’s the sound that captures most people’s attention: the roar of 10,500 gallons of water per minute hurtling down the…

Sisterdale's Secrets

If Ottmar von Behr had gotten his way 155 years ago, Sisterdale would look a whole lot different than the…

Pumphouse Power

With the toll booths of the Hidalgo-McAllen-Reynosa International Bridge straight ahead, I veer left to the Old Hidalgo Pumphouse Museum…

Southfork Online

The original Dallas series ended long before the Internet age, but today devotees have several online resources to feed their…

Curious Collection

J. Marvin Hunter, the late founder of the Frontier Times Museum in Bandera, liked to say that he didn’t collect…

Canine Culture

We brought home a new puppy this summer. Pepper is a rambunctious Lab and Border collie mix who enlivens the…

RV Mecca

Amarillo is a frequent stopover for travelers bound for Texas and beyond, so it’s fitting that the city is home…
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