For a great Hill Country getaway, we headed to Llano, where we took in some art and sipped local wine.
Athens has a great square, a freshwater fisheries center, and a fascinating history. Who needs the Acropolis?
The tiny community of Egypt, southwest of Houston, is a place of antiquity, which makes it the perfect town to visit if you are a history lover like me.
In the little town of Praha, southeast of Austin, there are a couple of houses, a cemetery, and one of the most beautiful painted churches in Texas.
If you're looking for a cool place to see live music, then head to Helotes and the John T. Floore Country Store.
"I'm the one who introduced guitar boogie-woogie in this country, with a song I called 'Gatemouth Boogie.' It was a big hit."
A drive through the Hill Country and a brush with Texas's mystic side gave my world-weary self a breath of fresh air.
In this summer of D-day nostalgia, we pause to
remember the unsung heroines of World War II: the
pinup girls painted on the noses of B-24's and other
planes for luck and inspiration. Some of the most
colorful artwork is on permanent display in Midland.
Permission to view it granted.