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Extraordinary Texans: Carolyn Boyd

Working as a muralist in the late 1980s, Carolyn Boyd traveled to the cliffs and rock shelters flanking the Pecos…

Extraordinary Texans: Alan Bean

One of only 12 people who has ever walked on the moon, former astronaut and Apollo Lunar Module Pilot Alan…

Extraordinary Texans: Armando Hinojosa

Front and center on the grounds of the Texas Capitol in Austin, the Tejano Monument’s life-size granite figures include an…

Extraordinary Texans: Harry Robinson Jr.

As president and CEO of the African American Museum in Dallas, Harry Robinson Jr. has turned his keen interest in…

Extraordinary Texans: Bill and Sally Wittliff

Several years after the death of Texas literary legend J. Frank Dobie in 1964, aspiring writer and photographer Bill Wittliff…

Extraordinary Texans: Dorothy Huang

Don’t eat this,” says cookbook author, culinary tour guide, and teacher Dorothy Huang, laughing as she shows a dried red…

Extraordinary Texans: Frederick 'Fritz' Hanselmann

Frederick “Fritz” Hanselmann holds many titles with the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University in…

Extraordinary Texans: Margo Martindale

You can take the movie star out of Texas, but you can’t take Texas out of the movie star. Actress…

Extraordinary Texans

A common thread runs among this year’s group of Extraordinary Texans: Each of them has pursued a dream, and each…

In the Creative Moment

The artist, inventor, architect, and teacher Buck Winn first beheld the hills of Wimberley in the late 1930s. Enchanted by…

Gather 'Round

The cowboy rides in from the West,mulling stanzas, lines and words.Winter delivers a fleeting restfrom the fences, trenches and herds.…

Extraordinary Texans

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