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Daytripper with Chet Garner: Shiner

In Texas, the mere mention of the word “Shiner” immediately brings to mind thoughts of a cold longneck and the…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Fort Worth

Like most Texans, I’m no stranger to Big “D.”  However, until recently, the “FW” of the DFW Metroplex was an…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

I set out for a place that is a bit like another continent, a bit like a science-fiction universe, and…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Brenham

From bluebonnets and Blue Bell to burgers and the Birthplace of Texas, Brenham and surrounding Washington County should be on…

Going to Ground: The western Edwards Plateau from underground

When temperatures soar in the western Edwards Plateau, there’s only one thing to do—go deep By E. Dan Klepper You’ll…

Daytripper With Chet Garner: Beaumont

For Texans, there’s no need to cross the Sabine River into Louisiana to experience Cajun culture at its finest. It…

Daytripper With Chet Garner: Llano

Officially, Llano is known as the “Deer Capital of Texas.” But what is a daytripper to do in this Hill…

Well, Well, Mineral Wells!

A simple postcard inspired me to embark on an unexpected journey. In the early 1980s, I chanced upon a colorful…

Fort Worth With Kids

My grandson Garrett, 11, climbs onto Pecos Bill, a surprisingly docile, brown-and-white Longhorn stationed in front of the Livestock Exchange…

The Serendipity of Wildflowers

As our First Lady in the 1960s, Lady Bird Johnson worked tirelessly to call attention to our country’s natural beauty,…

Daytripper With Chet Garner: Canyon Lake

The reasons I love Texas are endless: the state's great outdoors, history, Tex-Mex, sunsets, swimming holes ... the list keeps…

Weekender: Wimberley Wonderful

Seeking a change of scenery after a few days of urban sightseeing in Austin, my husband, Kenny, and I packed…
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