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The Day Everything Went Wrong

Feb 19, 2021 By Emily McCullar

Like many Texans, residents in one Austin apartment complex faced a kaleidoscope of worst-case scenarios. And like many Texans, they had to get through them alone.

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The Texanist: My Husband Shouldn’t Be Driving Around Town Without His Shirt On, Should He?

Jun 30, 2019 By David Courtney

Q: My husband, who is a grown man, sometimes drives around town without a shirt, as if he were some kind of a small-town teenager coming home from mowing lawns or the swimming hole. He says that it’s no big deal, but it is a big deal, right? He shouldn’t do this, should he? Please back me up here.  Sandra Garcia, Fort Worth A: Wading into dustups between wives and… Read Story

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The Desk on Hancock Hill

Feb 19, 2020 By Sterry Butcher

Some forty years ago, a desk was dragged to the top of a hill in Alpine that overlooks the Big Bend. The notebooks stashed inside continue to capture big thoughts from the people who travel there.

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The Art of Racing Pigeons

Dec 18, 2019 By Sterry Butcher

Lelton Morse races homing pigeons in Central Texas. He sends his birds hundreds of miles away, waits and watches, and knows they’re flying home.