Healing a spooked horse takes time, patience, and skill. And maybe a little help from beyond.
He wanted to test the store’s ”all leashed pets are welcome” policy.
A Dallas man’s relations also inexplicably refer to guacamole as "avocado dip."
An Austin man argues that his spouse’s impressive Texas ancestry should count for something.
Back in January, Texas Monthly’s esteemed advice columnist the Texanist responded to a thought-provoking letter from a native Texan soldier stationed in Afghanistan. The soldier asked: “What would be your top five things to do, see, eat, and drink the moment I step foot back on…
A Corpus Christi man pines for the days of two-stepping on those long wooden planks.
The true story of my family’s brief ownership of the last NFL franchise to go bankrupt.
Whether I lived in Chicago, Germany, or Dallas, I came to recognize one thing: it’s impossible to leave the borderlands behind.
Plus, self-defense with a scooter.
The Bird Bakery CEO talks Texas cravings and rates Armie Hammer as an ”Instagram husband.”
A Texan who spent a quarter of a century in Massachusetts is flummoxed by his former neighbors’ footwear foolishness.
A newcomer to East Texas thinks it’s fine to dispatch venomous snakes on sight.
A new arrival from Colorado wants the true-blue info on the red-meat special.
The railway and Marfa are forever intertwined.
Plus, twins born a week apart, and a driving dalmatian.
What does Texas mean to you? Is it ”Dairy Queen on a summer night”? ”Risking everything for a bluebonnet photo”?
A newcomer to the state is looking for a cinematic introduction to his adopted home.
A McKinney man thinks our fearless columnist isn't as sharp as he used to be.
In our February "Love Letters to Texas" collector's issue, the Texanist takes a walk down memory lane.
A soldier stationed in Afghanistan is looking forward to coming home.
A Connecticut Yankee new to San Antonio’s social circuit is vexed by an invitation’s dress code.
A Fort Worth man can’t bottle up his confusion any longer.
An Austin man thinks everyone knows that water turns to ice at 32 degrees.
A segregated school for Mexican American children until 1965, the building now serves as a community center and celebration of Hispanic life.
A Sherman woman thinks the gravy-laden slab of breaded meat deserves its due.
A Canada man has a few questions about the Austin establishment immortalized in a Guy Clark song.
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.
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.