• Read The Seed Flourishes
  • Read Fresh Herbs
  • Read Flashes of the Past
  • Read Focus on Texas: Storms
  • Read The Runaway Scrape
  • The Seed Flourishes

    Former NFL player turns idea sowed in Houston into notable grapes and wines in Central Texas

  • Fresh Herbs

    Give your dishes, including scones, lentils and smoked pork, a distinctive zing

  • Flashes of the Past

    Lightning bugs, whether in a jar or flitting freely, still cause wonder

  • Focus on Texas: Storms

    This is the best way to see nasty weather, and you can almost hear the thunder

  • The Runaway Scrape

    Exodus of Texians is an unsung episode of the Texas war for independence



Feature

The Seed Flourishes

Former NFL player turns idea sowed in Houston into notable grapes and wines in Central Texas

Feature

The Runaway Scrape

Exodus of Texians is an unsung episode of the Texas war for independence

Web Extras

April 2021 Web Extras

Find exclusive online content from this issue

April 2021 Photo Contest

Focus on Texas: Storms

This is the best way to see nasty weather, and you can almost hear the thunder

Texas USA

Nature’s Nursery

Texas-native sea turtles need responsible beachgoers to support comeback

Finish This Sentence

You’re Never Too Old To …

Here are the many ways readers finished this sentence

Observations

Flashes of the Past

Lightning bugs, whether in a jar or flitting freely, still cause wonder

Texas History

The Bluebonnet Lady of Texas

A San Antonio civic leader galvanized women’s groups to save the state flower

Currents

Novel Achievements

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

Power of Our People

Building Community Health

Fayette EC member is a longtime advocate for rural health care


TCP Kitchen

Fresh Herbs

Give your dishes, including scones, lentils and smoked pork, a distinctive zing

TCP Kitchen

Tacos

Some of the most creative and complex flavors ever to meet a tortilla

TCP Kitchen

Quick Breads and Muffins

Fruit and chocolate together reward a baking itch

TCP Kitchen

Vegetarian

Creative blends of vegetables and seasonings make for hearty meals


Hit the Road With Chet Garner

Heart of the Matter

Set yourself on a course for smack-dab in the middle of the state

Hit the Road With Chet Garner

Where Artistry Congregates

Czech and German painted churches in Central Texas are sparkling shrines

Hit the Road With Chet Garner

Caddo Monuments

Centuries-old sacred mounds remain from a Native American culture that thrived near Nacogdoches

Hit the Road With Chet Garner

Upscale Lodging

The Tarpon Inn embodies the historical vibe of Port A


Safety

Beware of DIY Electrical Work

Call an expert for jobs that probably aren’t as easy as they look

Energy Efficiency

Garden Efficiently

A little planning and effort can beautify green space with a minimum of electricity, water

Energy Efficiency

Get the Most Life Out of Lightbulbs

Many conditions can shorten the life span of lights

Safety

Healthy Home Hygiene

Kill germs on common objects by cleaning and disinfecting



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