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Texas Faces

At One With Big Bend

Photographer James H. Evans captures people and places of his adopted home

Texas USA

White Shaman Mural

An enduring prehistoric landmark in the Lower Pecos Canyonlands

Currents

Step Up to the Plate

Some of the topics we looked into while you were reading last month’s issue

Feature

Postcard From Camp Barbecue

Weekend program at Texas A&M University shares meat-smoking skills and the storied culture of Texas barbecue

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Drones: An Overview

Texas innovators, including electric co-ops, hone drones as tools of today

Observations

Farm Bureau Radio

Broadcaster’s familiar voice characterizes a life in radio

Texas History

Blizzard of 1957

Howling winds drive deep drifts across Panhandle

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35 on 35

Fascinating food, history and popular culture lure travelers along Interstate 35

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Open Hearts

Co-op knitting network draws attention to deadly defects

Feature

The Top Spot

Competitions and camaraderie make 42 the state’s official domino game


TCP Kitchen

Picnic Fare

When the day calls for dining alfresco, consider these dishes

TCP Kitchen

Berry Delicious

Bite-sized gems are great for baking and cooking, if you can keep your hands off them long enough

TCP Kitchen

Spring Vegetable Salads

Texas gardens yield asparagus, radishes, peas, lettuce, herbs and more for tasty salads

TCP Kitchen

Ragin’ Cajun

Mardi Gras time! Laissez les bons temps rouler! (Let the good times roll!)


Hit the Road

The Life of Bryan

Historic downtown contrasts nearby College Station

Hit the Road

Aisles of Blue

Visitors get to pick their own at Moorhead’s Blueberry Farm near Conroe

Hit the Road

Texas on a Grand Stage

Palo Duro Canyon State Park features natural majesty and theatric pageantry

Hit the Road

Mario Lives

National Videogame Museum in Frisco showcases decades of gaming history


Energy Efficiency

10 Simple Spring Energy Savers

Seasonal changes bring opportunities for savings

Energy

FAQ for High-Wire Heroes

Questions for—and answers from—your co-op’s linemen

Safety

Tips for Tool Time

Practice power tool safety

Energy Safety

Space Heater Safety

Following precautions can help prevent accidents and fires