The lagoon - Hamilton Pool, Texas
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14 Tiny Texas Towns That Are Totally Worth The Trip
The Lone Star State is a haven for the small and quaint. Make sure the journey is as fun as your destination. Born of sports car heritage, the new Porsche Macan is almost too much fun to drive. Key word: almost.
Ann Richards, elected governor of Texas in 1990, was a hero to Texas girls who saw in her that they could do anything. Before being elected governor, she had a long political career including a notorious speech at the Democratic National Convention that included such zingers as "I'm delighted to be here with you this evening, because after listening to George Bush all these years, I figured you needed to know what a real Texas accent sounds like." Later, she "retired" in Austin but…
Quiz your friends with these 125 facts about the State Fair of Texas
We consulted Nancy Wiley’s The Great State Fair of Texas: An Illustrated History and picked our favorite fair facts from the fair’s 125-year history.
Audie Murphy, the most decorated American soldier of World War II, parlayed his celebrity, boyish good looks and natural manner into a successful Hollywood career that encompassed 44 feature films, mostly Westerns and war movies. He also enjoyed success as a composer of country music and as the...
ANOTHER TALENTED TEXAN: Chill Wills AKA Chill Theodore Wills Born: 18-Jul-1903 Birthplace: Seagoville, TX Died: 15-Dec-1978 Location of death: Encino, CA Cause of death: Cancer
The Texas Pecan Story
Earlier this year, I began freelancing for a small, start-up monthly paper in the Texas Hill Country. Being pretty passionate about telling the authentic stories of the region, this is a pretty goo…