Sandy Sheehy

Stories

A Natural Recreation Area for the Texas Coast

Five years ago Hurricane Ike wreaked havoc along 120 miles of the state's shoreline. In its aftermath, Rice University researchers helped create an innovative plan in which the natural coast can be both a protection from future storms and a boon to the state economy.

Open House / Design

Now for something completely different: a house that’s not rectangles or squares.

Restoration Drama/ Design

A Texas farmhouse relives those thrilling days of yesteryear.

The Great Border Bazaar

We walk the line for you—from Matamoros to Juárez—to bring you the best of Mexican shopping.

Valley Cats

What has two legs, antennae, and is covered with sequins?

About Face

How to keep your complexion from getting skinned alive.