My son was jobless, directionless, and apartmentless. So when he decided to join the Army, we were just glad he was out of the house. What we didn’t know was just how much the military would change him—and us.
Twenty years ago, a brown-skinned boy was shot to death near the Rio Grande. What fate awaits my own son?
With their forthcoming EP, the singer-songwriters seek to raise awareness for an issue that hits both of them close to home.
Eight epic adventures to re-wild your child.
Inundated with homework and distracted by their devices, our youngest Texans (and their anxiety-prone parents) are at risk of losing their connection to our state’s many natural wonders. Here’s how to untame the next generation.
For years, Austin drivers have passed by a familiar mural on North Lamar that recalls the fatal consequences of drinking and driving. But Mary Boyd and Bruce David Johnson's story isn't just theirs—it's the community's.
They have fled war-torn countries, given up livelihoods, and left behind possessions and family for the safety of a foreign world of cowboy hats and Walmarts. But the refugees who land in Amarillo’s Astoria Park have an ally who understands their confusion and loss: a 64-year-old former teacher named Miss Evelyn.
She died twenty years ago, when I was ten. Yet even as the distance grows, I've found a way to keep her close.
Forty years ago I built forts on Bird Creek, raced at the roller rink, and watched my dad run for mayor of Temple.
Who needs the playoffs? After years (and years and years) of heartache, Houston has fallen for the Astros all over again.