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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

Los Algodones

The bloody American conflict didn’t reduce demand for southern cotton at textile mills in places like England, France, and even…

Stamps of Approval

My parents went to the Texas Centennial Exposition, and all they brought me were these six miniature Centennial stamps. Not…

Where the Santa Gertrudis Roam

How does one convey the breadth of King Ranch in the annals of Texas history?  

Georgia O'Keeffe: Canyon and Sky

The room where artist Georgia O'Keeffe lived in Canyon south of Amarillo was so tiny it held only an iron…

JFK: Some things you never forget

I was sitting at the lunch counter of Coots’ Drugstore, at the corner of Marsh Lane and Walnut Hill Road…

Texas State Cemetery

When Austin traffic slows to a crawl on Interstate 35, as it often does, travelers can safely catch glimpses of…

Get well... Soon?

Imagine you’re a young soldier in the late 1800s, assigned to Fort Davis, a military post located in far West…

Spirited Change

The first day of autumn officially falls in September each year, but to me, the final days of October really…

Chestnut Square in McKinney

In the October 2013 issue, writer Laura Samuel Meyn takes readers to Churchill’s Pub in McKinney, which hosts monthly Psychic…

Extraordinary Texans

Each Texan has a story to tell.  Each story comprises one thread in the special tapestry that is the Lone…

Extraordinary Texans: Allison Orr

Award-winning Austin choreographer Allison Orr is lifting the old Texas saying—dance with the one that brung ya—to new heights.  During…

Extraordinary Texans: Joe & Lanna Duncan

Tourism in the mountain west got a boost in 1930 with the opening of two nearly identical sister hotels designed…
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