One summer, when I was a teenager, I insisted on wearing Harley-Davidson T-shirts almost every day. I didn’t own a Harley, nor did anyone I knew. I got over that particular fashion phase — to the great relief of my parents — but to this day, a gleaming, rumbling Harley-Davidson still turns my head. [Read more…]
Each year, tens of thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts roar onto Galveston Island for the Lone Star Rally. We asked on Facebook: What’s your favorite thing about the event?
A conversation on social media about Jimmy Buffett surprised me. We asked people to describe their idea of Margaritaville. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: How would you describe the Jimmy Buffett/Margaritaville lifestyle?
Years ago, a Houston magazine asked me to write about Texas food. Before then, I had never stopped to think much about the subject. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What’s the ultimate Texas dish?
I don’t know a lot about fishing, except you need patience. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What’s the one thing – gadget, item, good luck charm – you always have while fishing?
What does it mean to be an American? It seems like a simple question, and one we tend to reflect on when it’s time to celebrate our independence — Fourth of July being the most American of all days. But as we learned in this issue, the answers to that question are varied and complicated. [Read more…]