Anne Dingus, a former senior editor for Texas Monthly was born in Pampa in 1953 and is a freelance writer living in Austin.
I think, therefore iamb: My personal tour of the history
of bad Texas poetry, from best to versed, prose to cons.
From a boutique hotel in hip South Austin to a bed-and-breakfast across the Mexican border, from fly fishing on the Llano River to bathing in the Chinati Hot Springs, 33 getaways the guidebooks don’t tell you about, courtesy of our intrepid staff of weekend warriors.
From the fabulous, furry Gilbert Shelton to the
hypercaffeinated Shannon Wheeler, these celebrated Texas
cartoonists will surely draw you in.
Cuff links? A commemorative plate? For Alamo hobbyists like me, rule number one is, Never surrender or retreat from the chance to snag a few iconic tchotchkes.