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The Leonid Meteors—Showers of Light

“When I opened the door, I was startled by streaks of fire flying in every direction. It looked like millions…

Texas State Railroad State Historical Park

The Texas State Railroad (TSRR) State Historical Park has two depots, each adjacent to Rusk/Palestine State Park. The Rusk depot…

Twenty Years of Traipsing Texas Trails

Photographs and the act of creating them have always fascinated and, simultaneously, mystified me. The finished image has to captivate…

Nacogdoches

In the historical Washington Square area of town, cascades of lavender wisteria perfume the air, and blazes of azaleas hug the…

Sights & Sounds

I grew up in Oklahoma, where the season often brought snow (or, at least, sleet), throngs of off-key carolers at our…

Crystal Clear

Perhaps you’ve just visited the renovated 1908 Hays County Courthouse in San Marcos, or you’ve completed your Christmas shopping at…

The Best of Texas

One thing remains clear: You love San Antonio! That vibrant city won hands down in several categories, and had at least…

Urban Sanctuaries

For a relaxing break from city hustle, venture down the following urban trails…and learn about nature along the way. Regulations…

On a Clear Day, You Can See Forever

There's something about looking outward from a height that's, well, different. And it's not just a difference in altitude. Somehow,…

Come on Down to Gruene Hall

One of the many pleasures of a small town is that you can see the moon rise. On a warm…

Texas Springs - Liquid Essence from Lone Star Soil

Springs enrich the senses and nurture the body and soul. From subterranean reservoirs they seep, trickle, and flow through sand…

Midland Melodrama

Melodrama, a common convention of turn-of-the-century stage and screen, still thrives in performances of Midland’s annual Summer Mummers, which celebrates…
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