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Westlake

Hogg House in the Hills

Nov 27, 2017 By Lauren Smith Ford

Good taste? It’s in his genes. Step inside a modern marvel in West Austin that was created by a relative of the grand dame of Texas antiques.

The Joy of Sacks

Jan 20, 2013 By Jason Cohen

Drew Brees's parents don't look forward to seeing him get thrown to the ground on national TV each week. But they sure do love having an NFL quarterback for a son.

Carlos Brown Is a Hero (No Matter What He Says)

Jan 20, 2013 By John Spong

My best friend from high school is no longer the uncool, baseball-card-collecting goofball he once was. He’s a Navy surgeon and commander, and for two horrific weeks I got to watch him calmly and bravely save lives in wartime—not just Americans’ and not just soldiers’—in one of the most dangerous cities in Iraq.

Pug

Jan 20, 2013 By John Spong

He asked me if I was going to be white my whole life. I was, of course. But because of our friendship, I’m no longer the clueless upper-middle-class kid I once was.

Embarrassment of Riches

Dec 1, 2005 By John Spong

At Westlake, even if your parents wouldn’t spring for Ralph Lauren, you could still work your way into the in crowd.