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.
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.
A Wichita Man is Curious About Our Occasional Habit of Jumping a Highway Ditch.
It's better than good—at least if you're talking about cotton quality.
In the midst of a cold, wet winter, an Abilene woman longs for the dog days of August.
Prepositionally, you can go over or out to Abilene—depending on where you're coming from.
A Texas Tech undergrad makes the case for the breakfast taco's not-so-poor relation.
A 39-year resident of Houston is gearing up for his first experience of the greatest road trip Texas has to offer.
The West Texan has sold more art than Picasso.
A California transplant wonders if the Texas Rangers exist only on the small screen.
A Flatonia man thinks Tim McGraw can afford a better looking cowboy hat
Growing up, I took the Panhandle’s plain nature for granted. Only after years away and a sentimental journey home did I take it to heart.