Where else in Texas can you see a Picasso, a classic courthouse, and one of the most famous ranches in the country, along with an outdoor theatrical performance that’s equal parts kitsch and civic pride? If you haven’t been to Albany, get your fandangle in gear.
Never mind that he got kicked out of St. Mark’s and dropped out of UT, or that his line readings seem a little … off. Somehow, Owen Wilson is the kind of guy who gets movies made. And he gets $10 million a pop, dude.
We Texans go bananas over peaches, buying them by the bushel, making pies and preserves, freezing them for the future. So what are you waiting for? Bite into summer and let the juice dribble down your chin.
Conservatives fear that the White House counsel is another David Souter, but he’s close enough to George W. that he’ll probably get a Supreme Court seat anywayand make history.
Ten years. More than three hundred women murdered. What is going on in Juárez? And why aren’t the Mexican authorities doing something about it?
The addition of Leo Steinberg’s magnificent collection makes it official: UT-Austin’s Blanton is one of the best university art museums in the country.
The Legislative Follies 2003.
LBJ’s dogs and Dale Evans’ horse are among the
most famous four-legged friends in Texas history. But
can you name the only pig in the Texas Animal Hall of Fame?
And that’s not all. From wine to cheese, the plentiful offerings at Central Market make my mouth waterand my life so much better.
It’s not easy, exactly, but it is possible to get from Texas to places like New Orleans and Chicago on a reasonably comfortable Amtrak train. Just don’t expect to be on time.