Good, clean sex, brought to you by high-kicking, rosy-cheeked Texas gals.
The laid-back Texas way of saying howdy on the road.
But for this ever-so-practical invention, Texas history as we know it would be gone with the wind.
Three cheers for Lawrence Herkimer and his leap to fame.
In early 1836, after the fall of the Alamo, a small episode in Texas history revealed an aspect of our character we’d just as soon forget.
What kind of dish would a Texas clubwoman invent? One that’s not too greasy, not too spicy, and, well, sort of tasteful.
A lot stronger and more hospitable than barbed wire, this is one of those good fences that make good neighbors.
From “Hook ‘em, Horns” to “Peck ‘em, Owls,” the Southwest Conference is football’s most hospitable habitat for hand jive.
Eighteen years after their Senate race determined the course of Texas politics, their rivalry may determine the course of national politics.
Look out, Texas! If drought comes, can tons of blowing dirt be far behind?
Move over, Trivial Pursuit. Out of the way, Pictionary. Texas’ very own domino game is making a comeback at the age of 101.
It began in 1865 as a joyous celebration of emancipation. Today young black Texans find the holiday overshadowed by more immediate concerns.
She started out as a wide-eyed Waco cowgirl and ended up a New York speakeasy queen.
Whether a frontiersman needed to skin a bear, chop wood, or fight in a due, Jim Bowie’s weapon was the tool of choice.
The ghosts of bowl games past recall an era when cotton and the Cotton Bowl were king in Texas.
The blackland prairie of the old South meets the wide-open spaces of the wild West at Texas’ great geologic divide.
Some like it hot; those who eat the national pepper of Texas like it hotter.
There’s one place where you can still find plenty of oil in Texas: the beach.
In a land of contrasts, a few hours can mean the difference between drought and deluge.
The secrets of love seen through a glass, clearly.
In Texas, survivors of this life-and-death operation wear their scars like medals of honor.
A rhapsody of the perfection of corn chips, chili, cheese, and onions, mixed in a bag.
Belonging to this literary club is a lot like becoming a Texan; you can be a newcomer for only so long.
She unmasked the Klan and worried about the role of women, but she listened more to her husband than to the suffragettes.
Its passionately loyal following may make this drink the last Texan soda pop on the planet.
You don’t have to be born here to qualify. The mark of a true native is an undying passion to be one.
Baby Calves, children, even the agriculture commissioner: no one is safe from this tiny deamon.
Without these funky watering holes, where would we—much less our cattle and sheep—be today?
At first, Hughes Tool used the count to plan its own future. Now an entire industry uses it to plan theirs.
When cedars start to mate, Texans start to suffer.
Tastes in livestock are as whimsical as tastes in fashion. This year petite is in.
Once upon a time the His and Her Gift reflected a Texas that was extravagant and maybe a little gauche. Now the gift is no less extravagant, but it’s a lot less, well, innocent.
Darrell Royal’s supremely simple invention took Texas teams to the top and kept them there.
Forget about waltzing across Texas. Let’s two-step instead.
It’s the best nickname you could have, even if you’ve never been to Texas.
Today’s cowboy can thank Hollywood designers for the shirt on his back.
Okay, so photos of cute kids in fields of bluebonnets aren’t great art. That’s not the point at all.
It began in 1952 as a nostalgic recreation of the old cattle drive. Now it’s a grand annual party stretching across Texas.
Assailed by presidents, skewered by senators, decried by the New York Times, the oil depletion allowance has survived it all. It helps to have friends in high places.
After encountering this small brown barb, the wise Texas child learns to pick and choose his fights with the landscape.
It’s not quite a lie and not quite the truth. It’s a patriotic duty.
From lacquered debutante to fossilized ol’ gal, her greatest virtue is endurance.
There’s a world of difference between an icehouse and a convenience store.
On Sunday it is legal to buy beer but not baby bottles, screws but not screwdrivers, disposable diapers but not cloth ones. No place but Texas.
You may have played on one when you were a kid, but it’s no fun for cows.
If it wasn’t for the song, no one would remember Emily Morgan, but she launched a nation by diverting Santa Anna at San Jacinto.
In the sixties a small company in Medina produced a wooden box decorated with rhinestones. It became a Texas tradition.
Yes, Virginia Sue, Texas really does have its own holiday traditions.
Texans are sometimes driven to drink.