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Features

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    Campground Comrades

    Whether it’s rappelling down a cliff, canoeing the Rio Grande or mowing the grass, volunteer park hosts are at home in the wild. It’s a natural fit.

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    Keyhole Gardening

    Unlocking the secrets of drought-hardy gardens


Departments

Letters to the Editor

    CO-OP PEOPLE

    All in Good Time

    HILCO EC director donates prototype of world’s first working digital watch to Smithsonian

    Power Connections

    Co-op Spirit Gone Global

    Electric co-ops join worldwide celebration of member-owned businesses during International Year of Cooperatives

    TEXAS USA

    Long Shelf Life: Rural Grocers

    Even as supercenters claim some customers, rural stores stock something the big guys can’t—that personal touch.

    OBSERVATIONS

    The Physics of Love

    Quantum leap of fate: Here’s one happy couple that beat the odds

    FOOTNOTES IN TEXAS HISTORY

    Dr. Sofie Herzog

    Pioneer physician won folks over by doing things her way

    KEVIN’S KITCHEN

    Lights! Camera! Snacktion!

    Blockbuster idea: Hunker down for movie magic with healthy snacks, not a big bowl of buttered popcorn

    February 2012 Photo Contest

    Focus on Texas: Going Nuts!

    Feeling inhibited? Follow the lead of these Texans in staying true to one’s passions

    HIT THE ROAD

    Don’t Forget to Look Down

    At Balmorhea, the first jump is the deepest