Alpine’s where you begin, but you’re not going to want your far West Texas vacation to end.
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When Bogner Stubbs found the love of his life, he didn’t waste any time in letting her know it. “I asked her to marry me on the first date,” Bogner says about late wife Willidean. The couple was married for 62 fun-filled years. Read more about Bogner on “Living the Bold Life,” a series with Whataburger from Texas Monthly.
Hector Garza didn’t go to college. “It was all street knowledge,” Garza says about how he built his successful career in marketing and sales at Anheuser-Busch. His story is part of our “Living the Bold Life” series with Whataburger from Texas Monthly.
In "Living the Bold Life," Whataburger's series with Texas Monthly Herb and Carolyn Gray pass on the same advice they give their children: “Work at making good things happen.” The couple has been living by these words for 65 years, Herb at the Kelly Air Force Base and Carolyn in education. “I’ve definitely had it on my mind all my life,” Herb says. “It could say on my grave marker, ‘He enjoyed trying to make good things happen.’
Retired educator Dorris McCoy, on being active in retirement Dorris McCoy isn’t taking retirement sitting down. Nearly 90, she works out at a San Antonio YMCA almost every day, and she’s set her sights on walking her third 5K race. “I exercise to make me feel good,” she says.
Adana and Don met during grief counseling in 2006, after both of their spouses passed away. “I called him back, and I was relieved to get the answering machine,” says Adana, who had the first date nerves at 73 years old. Now, after 11 years of marriage, they always kiss goodnight. Read their story in our series with our partner, Whataburger, on "Living the Bold Life"
"They taught me how to walk, how to look right. I loved it. I got a chance to go everywhere and see all those pretty clothes." From meeting Bonnie and Clyde to strutting down runways, read Thelma Holland's story on "Living the Bold Life", a new series with Texas Monthly and Whataburger.
When Arnold Moede turned 88, he set his driver’s license on fire. "I wanted to protest getting old," Moede says. He doesn't drive anymore, but he gets around just fine. His story is part of "Living the Bold Life," a new series with Texas Monthly and Whataburger.
Do yourself a favor and escape to the dark skies and cool nights of Alpine, Texas. You won’t regret it.