There are those who adore the black-eyed pea and those who deem it better suited to the provisioning of livestock. But there aren’t many Texans who won’t eat just a few on New Year’s Day in adherence to the notion that doing so brings good fortune for the year ahead.
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I asked a friend once if he hunted ducks. His reply was, “No, I don’t like to suffer.”
To some, getting up at four a.m., being cold and wet, coming back exhausted with nothing to show for it except a sore shooting shoulder, is not much fun.
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John Cornyn has come a long way since 2002, when he was first elected to Phil Gramm’s old seat in the U.S. Senate. In just two terms the 61-year-old has become the senior senator from Texas and the minority whip, making him the second-highest-ranking Republican in the chamber. But it was his split with freshman senator Ted Cruz over Obamacare this fall that turned heads in conservative circles back home.
From earthy Tempranillo to fruity Mourvèdre and bright, lemony Roussanne, Texas wines are hitting some highs. To help you choose which ones are worth drinking, I've compiled a list of twenty of the finer Texas Wines of 2013.
When the Kansas Jayhawks strode into Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium to play the Texas Longhorns on the first Saturday in November, the surrounding Forty Acres was in a state of unprecedented upheaval.