Anne Dingus

Anne Dingus, a former senior editor for Texas Monthly was born in Pampa in 1953 and is a freelance writer living in Austin.

Stories

They Say

Cabeza de Vaca hated it. Georgia O’Keeffe loved it. Seems like Texas leaves no one speechless.

Anyplace But Texas

Texans may secretly yearn to live east of the Mississippi or across the Atlantic, but the next best thing is a subdivision named Yorktown, Nottingham County, or village Green West.

Anyplace But Texas

Texans may secretly yearn to live east of the Mississippi or across the Atlantic, but the next best thing is a subdivision named Yorktown, Nottingham County, or village Green West.

Texas Primer: The Water Tower

Sure it means water. It also means pride.

Texas Primer: The Water Tower

Sure it means water. It also means pride.

Texas Primer: Lyndon’s Lincoln

Can you picture LBJ in a Datsun?

Piece by Piece

Out of Texas’ ragbag history came the patchwork quilt, the product of cold winters, isolated homesteads, empty pocketbooks, and fertile minds.

Underneath Texas

The real lowdown on the Lone Star State.

Underneath Texas

The real lowdown on the Lone Star State.

Texas Primer: The Horny Toad

It’s everybody’s favorite reptile, and it’s disappearing from Texas.

BYOB

When liquor by the drink went into effect in 1971, Texas changed forever.

BYOB

When liquor by the drink went into effect in 1971, Texas changed forever.

Texas Primer: The Tumbleweed

It’s only a humble weed, but just try to imagine West Texas without it.

Texas Primer: The Tumbleweed

It’s only a humble weed, but just try to imagine West Texas without it.

The Failures That Made Texas

When it comes to flops and fiascos, Texans can outdo anyone.

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