Mythology has always followed the cowboy. Texans in particular celebrate the lone figure on a horse riding herd on the dusty — or in this case the salty — plains. Mostly, we celebrate the cowboy virtues — honesty, simplicity and hard work. [Read more…]
Favorite issue of 2015
Mark Twain once warned you should never tell fish stories where people know you; more importantly, don’t tell them where they know the fish. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: Where’s your favorite place to fish around here? More than a few savvy locals confessed to letting others do the work, preferring to go straight to fresh seafood markets, such as Katie’s on the island, or their favorite restaurants.
My introduction to coffee houses was in the summer of 1985, in a little establishment on France’s southern coast. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What’s your favorite meal, beverage or way to keep warm on a cold winter’s day on the Texas Coast?
There’s something about the New Year that compels people to make lists. Perhaps that’s because it’s a time to stop, take stock and reflect on what we have. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What do you love most about the Texas Coast?
It rarely snows at Christmas around here. Sometimes in December we’re still sporting flip-flops. We decorate boats, hang out on the beach and a lot of us incorporate seafood into our holiday feasts. We have our traditions — they’re just Texas Gulf Coast style. [Read more…]