Plus, moviegoing rodents and a man who thought it was a good idea to steal a police cruiser.
A young Aggie just wants everyone to like his Wisconsin-raised sweetheart.
Without a good shoeing, a horse can indeed be lost. Enter the farrier.
Plus, an eleven-year-old’s pet beagle saves her from an abduction attempt.
A resident of Phoenix isn't sure her fellow Arizonans should be using that word so cavalierly.
A Boerne woman wonders if other Americans are as smitten as we are with the outlines of their states.
A Houston man wants to know what his options are when that dreaded day finally comes.
A California man wonders why people are angry at everyone's favorite Texas country artist
Plus, a very flattering mug shot and a doggy-door intrusion.
An Austin man is confused by all those new-fangled beer cans at his local grocery store.
A San Antonio man is tired of the grouchy guy two rows behind him.
A Lone Star native who has lived in the Northeast for nearly four decades is nervous about socializing when she's back at home.
A man raised in Sulphur Springs pines for a long-lost North Texas favorite.
Nothing comes easy when you’re dividing up the countryside.
Plus, a Houston nursing student was bitten by a nurse shark while on vacation in the Bahamas.
A Notrees man thinks dousing meat in boiling water is akin to cheating.
A Brownsville woman wants to spend eternity in close proximity to Ma and Pa Ferguson.
A visitor from Iowa was baffled by his recent drive through the Lone Star State.
An Arizona woman just doesn’t get the appeal of Mrs. Baird’s Bread or Hill Country Fare cut green beans.
Plus, a pink-diaper-wearing emotional support pigeon was reunited with its owner.
A Montanan turned Houstonian’s first summer in Texas isn’t going all that well.
A Houston man knows that the Carolina Reaper will cause him pain. He’s worried that it might cause him real harm, too.
”Here, everything’s birthday,” indeed.
In our new video series, David Courtney takes you into some of the weird, whimsical, and lesser-known aspects of our beloved state.
The reasons why our state reptile—and beloved playmate for generations of young Texans—is so hard to find these days.
No disposable containers on the river? No problem.
An Amarillo man wants to make sure that his Mustang Island getaway won't go up in smoke.
Ninety-three-year-old Armando Vasquez tells of a place that used to be.
A Baylor Bears fan is conflicted about what he should do if TCU goes to a bowl game.
A Houstonian turned New Yorker’s company is relocating him to small-town West Texas. If life were a sitcom, that would be pretty funny.
A Central Texas mom tries to strike a balance between innocent summertime fun and her worst slithering, venomous nightmare.
A Plano couple is feuding over what kind of bread product should encase a hot link.
It’s hard not to like these guys.
A Yankee in exile misses the old days of playing air hockey and breathing in musty odors.
A Katy man is feeling awfully prickly about this botanical fallacy.
An Abilene man wants to know what our brew-lovin' columnist thinks of the mania for newfangled Texas ales.
A Tulsa woman thinks the king of western swing had a raunchy side. Her husband isn't buying it.
My cat was a fearless hunter who stalked the countryside—until she squared off with a rattlesnake.
A New York man wants to know everything there is to know about Texas toast.
A Dallas man who grew up in East Texas isn't sure his home region actually exists.
A Kaufman man vacationing in the Volunteer State hears a claim about the Texas flag that just can't be true. Can it?
An Odessa woman is still working her way through her private Dublin stash.
Remembering "The Alamo" through souvenir shot glasses, John Wayne toilet paper, and the family that brought the 1960 classic to Texas.
An irate truck owner may need to take a long, hard look in the rearview mirror.
Welcome to chunking territory.
The “ridiculous scroll” didn’t top the structure until after the Battle of the Alamo.
An El Paso man thinks he's got a good candidate for Texas History Month. Is he right? Yes, but . . .
A pronunciation investigation involving two Bowie men known for living large.
One of the last markers of the Houstonian dialect dates back to the Southern Pacific Railroad.
A New Braunfels man thinks that Texas's oldest dance hall deserves a little more respect.