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Hunt County Heroes

The Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum in Greenville could just as easily be called the Hunt County Historical Museum. But why…

Pancho Villa's Favorite Street

Everyone loves a good story, particularly when it involves Pancho Villa, gunslingers, and border crossings. Such is the legend-soaked history…

Eyes on Emory

Located between the angling hotspots of Lake Tawakoni and Lake Fork, the northeast Texas town of Emory is like a…

Roll-and-Rock

What better way to escape the winter doldrums than to watch outrageously dressed athletes on roller-skates race around a track,…

The Dirt on the Soap

It’s 9 a.m. on a Saturday, and most of the farm chores have already been done.

Walking to the Water

My friend Callie and I had been hearing about Gorman Falls—the 70-foot waterfall that’s the centerpiece of Colorado Bend State…

Power up!

Once a rural suburb 30 miles north of Dallas, Frisco is now a burgeoning mini-city of its own. As the…

Lost – and Found

When my family moved to Texas from Michigan in the summer of 2014, I was still reeling from the loss…

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…

Day With the Dolphins

A sleek, gray bottlenose dolphin briefly breaks the surface of the water in a smooth, rolling motion. From my perch…

From Scraps to Souvenirs

Galveston’s Ships Mechanic Row got its name back in the 19th Century when it was an artery of the island’s…

Paddle Port O

I’m an occasional weekend paddler, launching a canoe or kayak about once a month with my trusty paddling partner and…
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