Texas Hill Country

Think smoked turkey and pork belly on Texas Toast
Upon going home and doing some research, I learned that the minimalist artist Donald Judd fled the New York art scene for Marfa back in the '70s, and slowly established it as an arts destination that was now enjoying serious notoriety. But as a Texan myself, I had not gotten the memo.
The Starlight Cafe is a hub for the growing music scene in Terlingua, Texas. Photo via Flickr. The electronic band Neon Indian
ES: Are you descended from Sul Ross, the colorful nineteenth century governor of Texas? ES: The black and white panels have
The Austin Wall as seen from the main lobby of the Austin Federal Courthouse. Copyright: Clifford Ross All Rights Reserved
Chef Jesse Griffiths on ethical hunting.
I am always looking for vacation destinations that emphasize wellness, healthy living and serenity. If you are in need of a late-summer or fall getaway idea, check out my top five favorite places to unwind and renew.
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Young kids haven't quite learned to eye-roll. In most cases, mommy and daddy are still heroes, so you might as well capitalize on that while you can. Go on: Impart your worldly wisdom, share your interests and infect your kids with the travel bug before it's too late!