Personally, I’d rather take a whomping with a stout stick than spend much time looking back on 2016. But if you’re up for it, l’ll guide you through some of the Texas stuff we learned and loved in the last year …
If you’ve ever woken up hungover in a tent in Terlingua, we talked about how that probably happened.
Love ’em or love to hate ’em, Texas A&M University hit 140 years old this year. And we honored them (albeit a day late).
Our Oh, Texas Road Trip to the Brady Goat Cookoff had its moments, but we made a stop along the way to look for treasure.
This was one of our more popular lists about Texas. I reckon a lot of you are feeling guilty.
When you crest that rise on that Farm-to-Market road at 75 mph and there’s a buzzard congregation gathered ’round the remains of something that was easier to recognize before it wandered into traffic … what are you going to do? What are the buzzards going to do?
What kind of Texan doesn’t love horny toads? In the future, sadly, it’ll probably be most of ’em, as the critters pass into legend and memory. Y’all better appreciate ’em while you can.
To drink a cold beer in old bar is to give Darwin the finger — to celebrate that which demands the world evolve around it. You can say the same about an old dancehall. Or an old barbecue joint.
When we stumbled across his name on Texas State Historical Association’s website, we had no idea you could pack so much drama into one eccentric ornithologist.
And finally, the Texas blog that needs no explanation …
Thanks for reading, everyone. We’ll write more in 2017.