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Tubes O' Fun

When I first visited Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels as a teenager in the mid-1980s, the waterpark was just a few…

Beach Rituals

My addiction to Texas beaches began literally overnight. I was in my early 20s and in graduate school at the…

Finding the Middle Ground

Over the years, we’ve taken a few trips out to West Texas as a family, and our parental choices as…

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…

Two-Wheel Touring

Lucky us: A brilliantly sunny morning greets us on the day we plan to see Galveston by bicycle. It’s been…

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…

Come Sail Away

A pod of eight dolphins broke the surface of the water as we turned our sailboat back toward the Corpus…

Daytripper: Balmorhea

Amid the prickly-pear cacti and rocky hills of West Texas lies a literal oasis in the desert. It’s a place…

It's a blast!

As visitors approach Space Center Houston, the space-themed museum located adjacent to NASA Johnson Space Center, a massive new exhibit…
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