Anne Dingus, a former senior editor for Texas Monthly was born in Pampa in 1953 and is a freelance writer living in Austin.
Most of the lighthouses that once kept watch over the Texas Gulf Coast have vanished, victims of time and the modern world. Yet a few romantic relics remain.
Let’s hear it for beans and cornbread, the tastiest of plate-mates, a classic Southern supper—and a meal any fool can cook.
The truth about the Lady of White Rock Lake, the Neiman Marcus cookie recipe, and other seemingly tall Texas tales.
Indians slain by settlers and vice versa. Lynchings and shoot-outs. Poisonings and dismemberings. Assassinations and massacres. Our past three hundred years or so have been, uh, colorful. A fond look back at the murder and mayhem.
On June 7 the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame opens in - where else? - Cowtown. So saddle up and mosey on over to this tribute to such illustrious women of the West as Tad Lucas, Dale Evans, and Sandra Day O’Connor.
Texans turn to Dairy Queen for more than just Hungr-Busters, Steak Finger Country Baskets, and Blizzards. They also come for a taste of days gone by.
What’s the story behind “Bug Tussle”? “Old Dime Box”? “Frognot”? It turns out there’s more to a name than I ever expected.
Teaching your child how to drive is no easy task. Senior editor Anne Dingus offers ten tips to make your assignment successfuland enjoyable.
A groundbreaking exhibit and an accompanying book make this a banner year to stand up and salute the history of Texas’s flags.