• Read The Healing Power of Horses
  • Read Quick and Easy Holiday Appetizers
  • Read A Sound Memory
  • Read Focus on Texas: High Contrast
  • Read Tangled Up in ‘Fandangle’


The Healing Power of Horses

Relief from ailments and disabilities can be found astride therapy horses

Web Extras

December 2018 Web Extras

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A Sound Memory

On an old church piano, Mozart emerges from murky memories

December 2018 Photo Contest

Focus on Texas: High Contrast

Admire the stark realities captured by our readers’ cameras

The Armadillo Strikes Again

Armadillo World Headquarters: from incubator to Austin music legacy

Texas USA

Tangled Up in ‘Fandangle’

Folks in Fort Griffin are proud of the state’s oldest outdoor musical


Special Delivery in Fort Davis and Shelbyville

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


Circle of Life

Wreaths Across America program remembers veterans across Texas at Christmas

Texas History

Bass Reeves, Lawman Extraordinaire

Could the West’s first African-American deputy marshal have inspired the Lone Ranger?


More Than Electricity

Through programs and projects, co-ops prove ‘they are the fabric of the community’

TCP Kitchen

Quick and Easy Holiday Appetizers

’Tis the season to have something festive and fun to serve while the big meal is being prepared

TCP Kitchen

2018 Holiday Recipe Contest Winners

Featuring the very best from readers’ kitchens in the 14th annual Holiday Recipe Contest

TCP Kitchen

The Great Pumpkin

Carving these large squashes is fine, but eating them is the real treat

TCP Kitchen

All Hail the Cookie Jar

It’s OK to get caught with your hand in this cookie jar, where you’ll find the best treats our readers have to offer

Hit the Road

South Texas Riches

Daytrip includes Spanish colonial history, a salt lake and aloe galore

Hit the Road

Waco’s Mysterious Mammoths

Massive bones discovered along Bosque River transport visitors to the Pleistocene ice age

Hit the Road

Go With the Flow

A visit to the Laredo Water Museum is an immersion in the wonders of the Rio Grande

Hit the Road

Houston, We Have a Road Trip

Bay Area Houston offers a glimpse at Mars and a historic battleground


Staying Warm and Safe This Winter

Avoid home hazards as you try to get cozy

Energy Efficiency

Does Your Home’s Insulation Measure Up?

Keep your home warm and your heating costs low

Energy Efficiency

Fall Home Maintenance and Prep

Is your home in tiptop shape for the changing seasons?


Plan Your Fire Escape Strategy

Developing a plan now can keep your family safe in an emergency

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