Best rivers in Texas: Angelina River

8:38 pm Mar. 16, 2017

The Angelina was the last of the larger Texas rivers traced during our 10-year program to follow 50 of them from their sources to their mouths, or vice versa. Actually, it was also the last river

Best rivers in Texas: Big Cypress Bayou

7:10 pm Mar. 16, 2017

Big Cypress Bayou is perhaps best known these days as the source of scenic Caddo Lake, often called the only natural lake in Texas. Yet, as the displays on the walls of Caddo Lake State Park demonstrate, its

Best rivers in Texas: Buffalo Bayou, Part 1

11:22 am Sep. 17, 2016

Some readers might ask why we have included a bayou in our quest to trace 50 Texas rivers. Actually, it’s our second one. Years ago, we traced Bastrop Bayou in the tidelands of Brazoria County.

In

Early look: Cole Dabney’s first Austin country video

11:50 am Jun. 21, 2016

Our dear friend Cole Dabney — once an Austin-based film critic and social-media master, now a California-based movie and video maker — returned to his hometown recently to make his first country music video.

Like all his

Best rivers in Texas: Red River, Part 2

5:00 pm May. 30, 2016

This report on the Lower Red River — we should probably call it the “Middle” — was originally posted on May 25, 2012. It is the last of the rescued Texas River Tracing posts.

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