Hiking Huntsville

Hiking Huntsville

Story by Catherine Parker A Texan can sneeze and miss winter some years. And most are thankful for just enough cold to kill the pesky insects. Though spring comes on fast and with a flourish of color, especially in the Piney Woods of East Texas.  Drivable from the...
Do You Speak Smoke?

Do You Speak Smoke?

Story by Catherine Parker When I was a kid, my granddad wore an apron and always had a sharp knife within arm’s reach to snip off a brisket end for one of his grandkids. Playing so hard we had sweat beads around our necks, we ran in-and-out of his barbecue catering...
Fredericksburg and Beyond

Fredericksburg and Beyond

Bisecting the Texas Hill Country, U.S. 290 draws most visitors west for a weekend of sipping and shopping. Though find more than miles of vineyards and smiling shop keepers, both Fredericksburg and Johnson City feature museums and historical sites garnering state-wide...
Cowboy Capital

Cowboy Capital

Located just one hour southwest of Fort Worth, Stephenville is probably most well known for being home to Tarleton State University, State Champion High School Football Teams, Hard Eight BBQ… and a lot of cowboys! Tarleton State University, a part of the Texas...
Hill Country Oasis

Hill Country Oasis

Perched atop the Texas Hill Country, Glen Rose draws people from across Texas to the crystal clear waters of the Paluxy River and the beautiful countryside. Glen Rose, though, offers lovers of nature a resort, an oasis, from the fast-paced city life. Throughout the...