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An email on Nov. 27 from Chester Moore, editor of Texas Fish and Game magazine, told of a woman near Anahuac in southeast Texas recently being killed by a hog – or hogs. more
What is kombucha, anyway? more
My husband, Peter, and I are returning from Spain by boat. The whole idea started when Peter read a book about the sinking of the Lusitania. more
The Wilson County News, a newspaper carrying this column, reported a rare antlered whitetail doe being shot recently by a Wilson County woman. more
We have probably all written a version of this essay at some point in high school or college: you’ve read the assigned book (okay, “skimmed” is probably more accurate) and there’s a five-page essay due tomorrow. more
I lost a feather the other day and I understand this does not qualify as news. more
The State of Texas, in its infinite wisdom, is going to start collecting a sales tax on all adoption fees from nonprofit rescue groups like PUPS (Prevent Unwanted Pets). more
Most people living in Texas for 12 months or longer know that whooping cranes winter here along our middle coast. more
If a potato can become vodka, then you can become a bonafide word nerd. more
My husband, Peter, and I are spending a month in Spain and we have left our worries behind. more
Turkey and stuffing. Sweet potatoes and green bean casserole. Pumpkin and apple pies. We’ve all got our Thanksgiving favorites. But the best part of Thanksgiving isn’t what’s on the table, it’s who’s at your table. more
People go from celebrating Halloween to planning for Christmas. Thanksgiving is now the day before Black Friday or even the first shopping day. This is just another work day. more
Thanks to Cindy and Darren Brandes for having concerned citizens at their home who travel on Grubbs Road to discuss the condition of the road. more
I heard Robert Perez, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s program leader for upland game birds, speak last week on quail. more
Of course, they were gonna try and kill me. Do not try and bend the spoon. Thor, you gotta try and bottleneck that portal. I just quoted the movies “Riddick,” “The Matrix,” and “The Avengers,” respectively. more
My husband, Peter, and I have settled into the little house we are calling home for a month in southern Spain. The house is old and quirky—but I’ve come to believe that all homes are quirky in their own way. more
In 1981, I was hired to photograph deer from a helicopter over a 5,000-acre ranch near the border. more
First, I noticed the owl. “Peter! Did you see the owl?!” more
Your résumé (or curriculum vitae, if you speak Latin) can be like a key that unlocks the door to an interview for your dream job. more
A Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) press release dated Tuesday, Oct. 22, suggested that Texas needed “… some timely cold fronts and moisture this fall … to enjoy the young ducks the Dakotas produced this summer.” more
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