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Daytripper with Chet Garner: Bryan

While “Bryan-College Station” rolls off the tongue smoother than the Aggie War Hymn, and is known collectively as “Aggieland,” each…

Four for Fall: 2011

The autumn landscape invites a closer look By Melissa GaskillMany a Texan can wax eloquent about the benefits of our…

Lost Pines and Lakes Escapes: Bastrop and Buescher state parks

Somewhere on the first mile of our hike through Bastrop State Park, I quit gawking at the canopy of foliage…

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…
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