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Weekender: Wimberley Wonderful

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

Postcards: All Aboard for Slaton

As a frequent traveler from Austin to Lubbock, I always look forward to the sweeping views of the Caprock Escarpment…

Nacogdoches Turns a Page

I had always assumed that all of the key events of the Texas Revolution took place in the southern half…

Wild Texans

The deep-blue Texas sky sets off a soaring hawk’s cloud-white belly as it wheels above me. Watching the magnificent bird…

Talk to TH: March 2011

Reader Mail ~ Reader RecommendationsDaytripper Props I love Chet Garner’s show on PBS, and he’ll do a great job with…

Daytripper: Burnet

It’s Burn-et, Durn-it! Can’t you learn it? So goes the popular saying in the town of Burnet, as natives poke…

Talk to TH: February 2011

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Daytripper with Chet Garner: Lockhart

It’s official. A while back, the Texas Legislature settled the debate over which town deserves the overall crown for best…

Life of Bryan

I’ve been on a quest to explore as many parts of the state as I can, and on a recent…

Weekender: Marfa Light

Even though Marfa’s population is small (2,400), the ideas are grand in this Big-Bend-region hideout, and like other “art towns,”…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Waco

Unless you’re from Waco (or are a Baylor Bear), you may not have frequented this Central Texas hub off I-35.…

Four for Fall: 2010

I drove into Caprock Canyons State Park for the first time on a crisp fall day. The park straddles a…
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