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    Showtime at the Charreada

    The Mexican forebear to American rodeo emphasizes tradition, grand style and equestrian skill


    Endangered Places

    Preservation Texas campaigns to save beloved architectural landmarks threatened by adverse development, neglect or other risk factors


TCP Talk


    Happy Birthday, Fort Sam!

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

    Co-op People

    The Other Side of the Fence

    Members of Farmers and Fannin ECs turn old pickets into frames and help provide water in Africa

    Energy Efficiency

    If It’s Not in Use, Turn Off the Juice!

    How saving energy saves you more than money

    Texas Faces

    Takin’ Texas to the People

    Excerpt from book The Face of Texas shows how photographer Michael O’Brien portrays the state’s outsized characters


    Drawn to Strawn

    Word of mouth makes Mary’s a mecca for chicken-fried steak

    Texas History

    Big Bend Baron

    Alfred Stevens Gage created a West Texas ranching empire and the acclaimed namesake hotel in Marathon

    TCP Kitchen

    Five Ingredients or Fewer

    Count on these dishes to make each flavor stand out—with minimal fuss

    September 2015 Photo Contest

    Focus on Texas: My Favorite Teacher

    These class acts are still imparting lasting lessons

    Hit the Road

    Gonzales Offers More Than Mystique

    Barbecue, architectural antiques, historic museum and touchstones of Texas Independence

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