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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

If It Ain't Broken

Jerry Jeff Walker used to say that he doesn’t live in Texas, he lives in Austin. The opposite can be…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Libby Lane

Libby Lane cuts and sews her streamlined leather bags in an old converted bunkhouse on the Panhandle ranch where she…

Meet Your Texas Maker: Chuck Lee Banjo Co.

You can’t play a sad song on a banjo, says Chuck Lee. Which is a big part of why this…

Meet Your Texas Maker: Patricia Wolf

When Patricia Wolf was a little girl growing up in Pennsylvania, she often fell asleep at night gazing at the…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Nokona

In the 1960s, when former Nokona CEO “Big Bob” Storey was asked why he wasn’t buying from overseas to make…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Crumpton Cycles

Behind his house in central Austin, in a tiny space decked out with machinery, an industrial oven, and a peg-board…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Arbor Castle Birdhouses

"If you want to find out how to do something, you just have to start doing it,” says artist Joseph…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Dos Carolinas

Robin’s egg linen, yellow seersucker, blue madras... The fabric options for a custom-made Dos Carolinas’ guayabera are as varied and…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Aermotor Windmill Co.

As familiar as bluebonnets and Dairy Queen, the Aermotor windmills that dot the Texas countryside are such a fixture that…

Meet Your Texas Makers

In his song “Stuff That Works,” Texas troubadour Guy Clark pays homage to “stuff that holds up … stuff that’s…

Under the Comanche Moon

Who, on Earth, can resist the allure of a full moon? Twelve nights each year, we gaze into the sky…

Viva Luis!

The eyes of five-year-old Luis Jiménez filled with wonder the day in 1945 he stood before the dramatic works of…
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