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The Art (and Fun) of Stacking Rocks

Michael Grab wades into the waist-high water of the Llano River in Central Texas, reaches down to the bottom, and…

San Antonio’s Grande Dames

Sparkling chandeliers illuminate a couple seated in a pair of vivid green, high-backed chairs. Light streaming through a row of…

Hunt County Heroes

The Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum in Greenville could just as easily be called the Hunt County Historical Museum. But why…

Pancho Villa's Favorite Street

Everyone loves a good story, particularly when it involves Pancho Villa, gunslingers, and border crossings. Such is the legend-soaked history…

Eyes on Emory

Located between the angling hotspots of Lake Tawakoni and Lake Fork, the northeast Texas town of Emory is like a…

Roll-and-Rock

What better way to escape the winter doldrums than to watch outrageously dressed athletes on roller-skates race around a track,…

The Dirt on the Soap

It’s 9 a.m. on a Saturday, and most of the farm chores have already been done.

Walking to the Water

My friend Callie and I had been hearing about Gorman Falls—the 70-foot waterfall that’s the centerpiece of Colorado Bend State…

Power up!

Once a rural suburb 30 miles north of Dallas, Frisco is now a burgeoning mini-city of its own. As the…

Lost – and Found

When my family moved to Texas from Michigan in the summer of 2014, I was still reeling from the loss…

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…

Day With the Dolphins

A sleek, gray bottlenose dolphin briefly breaks the surface of the water in a smooth, rolling motion. From my perch…
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