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  • Read Cool Foods
  • Read Ode to Parker Motel
  • Read Focus on Texas: On the Water
  • Read Coming Home
  • My TX

    What does it mean to be Texan?

  • Cool Foods

    Chill out with salads, slaws and sauerkraut

  • Ode to Parker Motel

    A grandfather’s investment yields vivid memories

  • Focus on Texas: On the Water

    Look what washed up in our inbox: the many ways readers find serenity and adventure around water

  • Coming Home

    The wonders of Texas prepared distinguished poets to appreciate America’s national parks



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My TX

What does it mean to be Texan?

Web Extras

August 2020 Web Extras

Find exclusive online content from this issue

August 2020 Photo Contest

Focus on Texas: On the Water

Look what washed up in our inbox: the many ways readers find serenity and adventure around water

Finish This Sentence

To Me, Being a Texan Means ...

Here are the many ways readers finished this sentence

Texas USA

Ode to Parker Motel

A grandfather’s investment yields vivid memories

Observations

Coming Home

The wonders of Texas prepared distinguished poets to appreciate America’s national parks

Footnotes in Texas History

Empowering Every Vote

Activist Jessie Daniel Ames took on women’s suffrage and lynching

Currents

Honey and Haircuts

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

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Common Snakes of Texas

Learn to tell the difference

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Palo Duro Love Letters

Georgia O’Keeffe’s paintings captured the Panhandle; her wistful writings brought it to life


TCP Kitchen

Cool Foods

Chill out with salads, slaws and sauerkraut

TCP Kitchen

Hot Off the Grill

The smoke and sizzle signal something special is on the grill; here’s what we recommend

TCP Kitchen

Texas Wine Harvest

Texas has more than 350 wineries, and their vintages can add the perfect touch to these dishes

TCP Kitchen

Spring Celebrations

We know gatherings have been put on hold by social distancing and COVID-19, so save these recipes for the joyous occasions to come


Hit the Road With Chet Garner

Mysterious Message

Prehistoric rock art at White Shaman Preserve seems to tell a story

Hit the Road With Chet Garner

Something’s Fishy Here

Catfish Plantation in Waxahachie takes you deep-fried to the other side

Hit the Road With Chet Garner

Orange Inspiration

Houston folk art installation is a mashup devoted to its creator’s favorite fruit

Hit the Road With Chet Garner

Spirits of Seguin

Historic Magnolia Hotel features encounters with the supernatural


Safety

Swim Safely This Summer

Pay attention to weather and possible hazards when using electricity

Safety

Co-ops Warn of COVID-19 Scams

Fraudsters are preying on consumers

Energy Efficiency

The Little Blue Logo That Changed Buying Habits

Energy Star symbol means products pass high energy efficiency standards

Safety

Reminders for National Electrical Safety Month

Raising awareness of potential electrical hazards



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