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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

Cast Away: Basics, On the Fly

Catch a fish on a fly rod once and chances are you’ll be “hooked.” But just like fishing with a…

Texas Grit

The view from High Lonesome Lane is remarkably empty. The narrow dirt road cuts through the southern High Plains, traversing…

Caching in

If my husband, John, buys a gadget, he’s going to use it. Trust me. All the more if the gadget…

Canine Culture

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

Souvenir: Molten, Magical Moments

The same thing happens every year, usually the weekend after Thanksgiving: We unfurl the Christmas lights, unearth our box of…

Austin, Je T’aime

It all started with a trip gone awry. My mom scheduled a much-anticipated French getaway to Paris with an old…

Geocaching 101

The January 2014 issue includes Andrea Abel’s feature on the popular sport of geocaching. Below find more tips from Andrea…

10 Books Every Texan Should Read

Elizabeth Jordon, a longtime buyer at BookPeople, recommends these titles as 10 books every Texan should read.

Zombies in Paris

There's something spine-chilling happening in Paris! It's drawing the undead.

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?  
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