Sonia Smith

Sonia Smith, a native of Houston, is a graduate of Georgetown University. She has reported on convict cowboys at the Angola Prison Rodeo, celebrity magazines in Moscow, and aerial hog hunting in Knox City, Texas. She has also written for Slate, the Associated Press, the Baton Rouge Advocate, the Kyiv Post, and the Dallas Morning News and was a finalist for the 2008 Livingston Awards for Young Journalists. Her great-great-grandfather was a Texas Ranger in Kerr County in the 1870’s.

Stories

A Summer Weekend in Dallas

Glitzing it up around Big D (as in, “Downtown”).

A Summer Weekend in Wimberley

Hill Country glamping in the ultimate tent for two.

Veggie Spice

The man behind the offbeat local produce powering some of Dallas’s best dishes.

Sinners in the Hands

Twenty-seven-year-old Catherine Grove is a member of a small, insular, and eccentric church in East Texas. Her parents think she’s being brainwashed. She insists she’s being saved.

What’s With Austin’s Traffic?

Two questions for Ginger Goodin, of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.