December 2015 Issue

Features

Essay

The Will of God

I always knew that the work my dad did as an Episcopal priest and grief counselor was important. But I didn’t understand how important until the birth of my son.

Military

Over There

In Africa Texas Special Forces unit are trying to help win the War on Terror, teaching one lesson at a time.

Columns

The Texniast

The Texanist

Our advice columnist muses on the sanctity of a pickup’s bed, browses the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book, and once again tries to determine who qualifies as a Texan.

Touts

Reporter

Miscellany

Roar of the Crowd

Roar of the Crowd

So Texans, it turns out, really like barbecue. Last month’s article on “The Top 25 New and Improved BBQ Joints in Texas” drew a lot of attention—and a fair amount of, ahem, heat. On Facebook the story quickly tallied more than one thousand likes, shares, and comments,…

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