December 1993


Home Made

Dec 1, 1993 By gregwaterman

A gallery of great gifts, cobbled, carved, forged, and stitched by small Texas companies.

Fallen Angels

Dec 1, 1993 By Skip Hollandsworth

We started out as pious kids helping Wichita Falls celebrate the birth of Christ. We ended up astray in a manger.

The Old Man And the Tee

Dec 1, 1993 By Gary Cartwright

How 89-year-old Harvey Penick turned life’s lessons into a best-selling book—and followed it up with another master stroke.

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Vidor in Black And White

Dec 1, 1993 By Mimi Swartz

The story of this notorious East Texas city isn’t a simple racist fable. It’s a complicated tragedy about a society that has lost its way.


Dec 1, 1993 By Paul Burka

If you think you’ve seen the worst of crazy, corrupt South Texas politics, you haven’t been to Eagle Pass.



State Fare
State Fare

Jan 20, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe

Pity poor Santa: Everywhere he stops during the wee hours of Christas morning, he gets a plate of cookies and a glass of milk. This year, do him a gavor and put out something different at your house, like a slice of satiny lemon tart and a cup of liqueur-laced…


Dining Out
Five Easy Places

Dec 1, 1993 By Patricia Sharpe

Want to eat a great meal in Dallas without dressing up or dropping a bundle? Cross the river into Oak Cliff.

Small Wonders

Dec 1, 1993 By Glenna Whitley

How two dallas inventors took products worth pennies and turned them into nationwide success stories.

Vocal Minority

Dec 1, 1993 By claudiaperry

When top black country artists like powerhouse singer Mary Cutrufello take the stage, people listen.

The Watchdog

Dec 1, 1993 By Evan Smith

Forget how she looks. For fifty years, Tyler’s Sarah McClendon has been the most vigilant White House correspondent.

Germ Warfare

Dec 1, 1993 By Jim Atkinson

With an early flu season and the emergence of deadly diseases this summer, our good health is under siege.


Lost Weekend

Dec 1, 1993 By Dan Michalski

For Texas fans, the only thing worse than getting beat by OU was not being able to party all night.

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Lucken Back

Dec 1, 1993 By Jan Reid

Twenty years later, Jerry Jeff Walker returns to the town his music put on the map.