One man's quest to fly the length of Texas's perimeter and capture the nature of our boundaries.
Most of Texas may be privately owned, but that doesn't mean it's tame. From McKittrick Ridge and the Guadalupe River to Maravillas Canyon and Lake Crockett, here are eighteen places where you can revel in the most natural, untouched—and, yes, savage—aspects of our state.
My mother trained me to be a naturalist in our suburban backyard, one bird call at a time.
For decades, a treasured plot of Hill Country land meant one thing to the men in my family: a chance to kill lots of deer. Today, it means something different.
The mud was deep and wet and cold and there was nothing to do but dig. And dig. And dig.
A new novel.
One more trip—would it be the last?—to Toledo Bend Reservoir with my dad.
Writer Rick Bass’s ornery, individualistic family has spent a generation explaining exactly who they are not.