Bankhead Highway: Route 66 of the South

Many of us love to gather up the kids and the family dog, grab a few snacks, and hop in the car to head out on the road. If the moment is merely a drive across town, we hardly give it a thought. [...]

Commandments of Texas Style Parenting

Texas childhood. Hot summer days and balmy evenings. Relaxed neighborhoods with grandparents, aunts, and uncles living right down the road. Back then, we dug up our own fishing bait. We played [...]


This Region’s Coronado Mystery

Well, did he or didn’t he? Did Coronado and his army pass this way 480 years ago on their explorations of Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas? This State Historical Marker (photo) lies some 12 [...]