I write about Austin's people, places, culture and history for the Austin American-Statesman & Austin360. Photo: Jay Janner/AAS
AUSTIN HISTORY: Rosewood, by any name statesman.com/news/20140814/…
RT @TAMUPress: The Boerne Bookshop​ might be a #TexasHillCountry indie bookstore newcomer, but it knows exactly what it's doing. Stop in th…
CORPUS CHRISTI, LAREDO HISTORY: A Latino battles to fight in World War II statesman.com/entertainmentl…
AUSTIN CULTURE: Steve Jobs bio powers up next Austin Opera season austin360.com/entertainment/…
TEXAS HISTORY: Austin play rekindles the origins of Texas indigenous culture austin360.com/entertainment/…
RT @BrazoriaCoParks: Physical activity ✅ Time outdoors ✅ Relaxation ✅ Meeting new people ✅ Join us during one or more of our free trips, a…
RT @historylvrsclub: Germany. Berlin Wall Fall, 1989. More photos: cmore.pics/9GWzf https://t.co/G3SievxGJu
RT @etxtraveler: The Sabine County Courthouse in Hemphill was built in 1906 in the Beaux-Arts style. The building remains much the same as…
Austin play rekindles the origins of Texas indigenous culture austin360.com/entertainment/…
RT @BBQsnob: The new Austin location of @SouthsideBBQ couldn’t be much more different than the Elgin original, but the sausage wrap is stil…
RT @TracesofTexas: An 1866 photo of the Governor's mansion in Austin. The mansion was 10 years old, having been built in 1856. Every govern…
TEXAS HISTORY: Museum names 3 as 'History-Making Texans' statesman.com/news/20200122/…
Texas history: A Latino battles to fight in World War II statesman.com/entertainmentl…
RT @TCRbob: RFD-TV: Take a step back in time to a general store of the kind found around the turn of the century. https://t.co/bHkDpct4Ps
RT @AliyyaSwaby: In a desperate attempt to quash the vaping epidemic, Texas schools are suspending, expelling kids more often. Some student…
RT @EP_history: El Paso wrestler Matty Matsuda, former jujitsu master, was undefeated at Liberty Hall in the early 1900s. https://t.co/WcoN…
RT @EPMuseumofHist: DID YOU KNOW ❓ This "Boss of Car B" worked on the same train that the @GEPCC Peace and Progress Excursion rode to Mexic…
RT @TexasMonthly: While small towns across Texas are struggling to stave off an economic demise, rich benefactors are spending big to reviv…
RT @TracesofTexas: Waylon Jennings' grave in the Mesa Cemetery in Mesa, Arizona. He was only 64 when he died .... way, WAY too young. RIP…
AUSTIN SERVICES: Austin nonprofit guide lends a helping hand to former prisoners statesman.com/NEWS/20180604/…
You want a show? 'Hello, Dolly!' is A SHOW austin360.com/news/20200122/…
TEXAS HISTORY: Texas has history of family separations, deportations statesman.com/news/20180622/…
OPENS THURSDAY: New from Austin Opera: 'You get in. You cry your eyes out. You get out.' austin360.com/entertainment/…
THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT: New from Austin Opera: 'You get in. You cry your eyes out. You get out.' austin360.com/entertainment/…
RT @TracesofTexas: Beautiful downtown Mesquite, Texas, circa 1885. What a shot! https://t.co/sFQOnJwtSG
AUSTIN HISTORY: Looking back on Joe Lung's family and feats statesman.com/news/20150829/…
RT @historylvrsclub: Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday https://t.co/62WyHR50nB
RT @TracesofTexas: Women and children fishing on the banks of Buffalo Bayou in Houston circa 1905. I can't imagine fishing in such clothing…
New from Austin Opera: 'You get in. You cry your eyes out. You get out.' austin360.com/entertainment/…
AUSTIN ARTS: New from Austin Opera: 'You get in. You cry your eyes out. You get out.' austin360.com/entertainment/…
RT @TracesofTexas: Singer/Songwriter/Actor Kris Kristofferson in his Army gear circa 1966. Kris was born in Brownsville, Texas, and will c…
RT @historylvrsclub: Paris after the liberation of the Nazis. August 1944. More pictures: cmore.pics/ei2EP https://t.co/4yGU9eeEgC
TEXAS HISTORY: Loading up on the state's past in the Hill Country town of Mason statesman.com/entertainmentl…
RT @NPR: Meals on Wheels participation is dropping at senior centers. So one project in Washington has a new approach: a diner — where seni…
AUSTIN ARTS: Glimpse into 'good news' stories of African American community in Austin austin360.com/entertainment/…
AUSTIN HISTORY: Austin Answered: Where was the old St. David's Hospital? statesman.com/news/20171130/…
RT @_NewSlang: Waylon Jennings was born in that house. https://t.co/Fmk2g6WXMW
RT @TracesofTexas: Jack Johnson, heavyweight champion of the world, one of the best boxers of all time, and Texan. Born and raised in Galve…
AUSTIN HISTORY: Make sure Roy Guerrero is remembered not just as a park statesman.com/entertainmentl…
On Pearl Harbor Day, remembering Austin's homefront during WWII statesman.com/news/20161206/…
AUSTIN HISTORY: On Pearl Harbor Day, remembering Austin's homefront during WWII statesman.com/news/20161206/…
TEXAS HISTORY: How to explain the secondary status of Corpus Christi? statesman.com/news/20160923/…
TEXAS HISTORY: Where did the famed Chisholm Trail cross the Colorado River? statesman.com/news/20160903/…
RT @TracesofTexas: George Armstrong and Elizabeth Bacon Custer (yes, THAT Custer) taken in Huntington, Texas, 1865. In June of that year, C…
AUSTIN HISTORY (but without the original photos) Ancestral Austin: The Limons and Estradas are some of city's founding families statesman.com/lifestyles/anc…
AUSTIN HISTORY: Austin's first long bridge used ancient pontoon technology austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @historylvrsclub: A 102 year old woman voting for the first time in 1916. https://t.co/eyjyZh2lOu
AUSTIN HISTORY: A new generation rises in Windsor Park statesman.com/NEWS/20121227/…
AUSTIN HISTORY: Why no real gayborhoods in Austin? statesman.com/news/20150829/…
Texas history: Loading up on the state's past in the Hill Country town of Mason statesman.com/entertainmentl…
RT @TexasMonthly: Houston's sprawl drives up transportation costs so much that the city’s combined transportation and living costs now plac…
RT @TracesofTexas: Scene in San Juan, Texas, 1939. I'd love to walk into that place, order a cold Southern Select, Grand Prize, and Budweis…
TEXAS HISTORY: How did German Texans live? statesman.com/news/20161209/…
AUSTIN HISTORY: In 1979, hard-living Oscar winner Broderick Crawford lit up St. Ed's statesman.com/news/20180721/…
AUSTIN HISTORY Glimpse into 'good news' stories of the African American community in Austin austin360.com/entertainment/…
RT @TexasMonthly: Carnitas Don Raúl brings the flavors of Mexico right to San Antonio. @tacotrail's favorite is the quesadilla moreliana wi…
RT @TracesofTexas: Frank Cortez, notary public and funeral director, in San Antonio, 1939. You gotta like a place where you can get your d…
AUSTIN HISTORY: Glimpse into 'good news' stories of African American community in Austin austin360.com/entertainment/…
AUSTIN ARTS: 'It is not hopeless': Parkinson's disease doesn't stop Austin duo from making popular art austin360.com/entertainmentl…
WiLL BE INTERVIEWING KEVIN AGAIN NEXT WEEK: This Austin man is a character in hit Broadway musical 'Come From Away' statesman.com/news/20170607/…
In Texas, Equal Rights Amendment ratified nearly 50 years ago statesman.com/news/20200115/…
RT @cvsherman: Austin Time Machine: 1920 and 2018 Downtown #AustinTexas from 2nd St. to the Capitol. Details at bit.ly/atx1920 @U…
TEXAS HISTORY: Things you didn't know about H-E-B for its 80th birthday in Austin austin360.com/entertainmentl…
Taco of the Week: The Robert Special at Los Jacales in Laredo texasmonthly.com/food/taco-week…
RT @InThePastLane: National Museum of American History Marks 2020 as “Year of the Woman” - Will Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suff…
RT @TracesofTexas: A family in Granger, Texas, 1920s. Photo by Jno Trlica, who was one of the really talented early 20th century portrait…
RT @TexasHighways: When faced with a blown engine and a crowded airplane hurtling toward the earth, Southwest pilot Tammie Jo Shults drew o…
RT @statesman: Graphene is a two-dimensional material that is only one atom thick. By layering and twisting graphene, a @UTAustin physics p…
EARLY TEXAS HISTORY: Stories of old Texas told by somebody who was there statesman.com/entertainmentl…
Based on Cheryl Strayed's column, 'Tiny Beautiful Things' is a letter to the heart austin360.com/entertainmentl…
RT @TracesofTexas: The S.P. Saloon in Cuero, Texas, circa 1910. The kind of place where everybody knows your name, no doubt. And ... free…
RT @LauraConnerKest: Hard to believe I’ve lived in Texas my whole life and only recently visited the geographic center. Even though it’s no…
THE SALE WAS 4 YEARS AGO, BUT THIS TEXAS STORY STILL TiCKLES: Estate sale for widow of GM exec turns up treasure trove near Lockhart statesman.com/NEWS/20160904/…
RT @MagisterLudi16: A fascinating bit of Texas history during WW2. @TracesofTexas twitter.com/dfedman/status…
TEXAS: Jennifer Stevens: The making of an 'un-lobbyist' statesman.com/news/20141004/…
RT @UTexasPress: Artist's Talk: Next Thursday (1/23) @MFAH at 6 PM, @CheriseSmithPhD speaks with artist Michael Ray Charles about our new r…
RT @TexasHighways: At Hutch's Pie and Sandwich Shop, the Hutchens family has offered fried pies since the Great Depression. https://t.co/ck…
RT @TexasMonthly: Why do homing pigeons fly hundreds of miles to return to their nests? And why do people care so much that they do? https:…
TEXAS HISTORY: How to read old country cemeteries. statesman.com/news/20160903/…
RT @Houstorian: Today in 1974, Houston hosts Super Bowl VIII at Rice Stadium. https://t.co/YvGaRk4NhQ
AUSTIN HISTORY: How ballet won over hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters statesman.com/NEWS/20161221/…
AUSTIN HISTORY: Austin's Boy Scout Troop 9 turns 100 statesman.com/news/20170922/…
RT @TracesofTexas: 56 year old Willie Craig when he won the Top Hand Buckle at the Texas Prison Rodeo in Huntsville in 1976. The Buckle was…
AUSTIN ARTS: Austin Symphony whips up a cyclonic 'Rach 3' austin360.com/entertainment/…
RT @JimNicar: 1905: The staff of @thedailytexan, @UTAustin's student newspaper, gathers in the Board of Regents meeting room in the old Mai…
RT @cvsherman: @JimNicar @UNT_Libraries @AustinPublicLib @TxStHistAssoc @BullockMuseum @KVUE @KXAN_News @cbsaustin @statesman @fox7austin @…
RT @historylvrsclub: Sorry hipsters, this guy was rocking a mohawk and beard back in 86.....1886 https://t.co/KqV5wxsqFq
AUSTIN HISTORY: From the little Swedish church on the prairie to global Austin Oaks statesman.com/NEWS/20160813/…
RT @ABC: RESCUED: A man who survived more than three weeks in the Alaskan wilderness after a fire burned down his home and killed his dog w…
RT @TexasHighways: The views are spectacular, the community is tight, and the traffic is a non-factor when you find yourself aboard the Tex…
AUSTIN HISTORY: In April 1964, six days of protests hastened Austin desegregation statesman.com/news/20140408/…
RT @outandabout: Five big floods hit the Llano River in the 20th century. statesman.com/entertainmentl…. #flooding #floods @llanotxchamber https:…
RT @TexasMonthly: "As I was scanning these photographs of my brother and myself coming of age in the store, I realized that my parents grew…
RT @TracesofTexas: Jesse Chisholm, the man for whom the Chisholm Trail is named. He was a fur trapper. His father was Scottish, his mother…
TEXAS HISTORY: Even as Confederate monuments fell, a new one rose in Austin statesman.com/news/20180827/…
AUSTIN HISTORY: Montopolis a tale of two towns statesman.com/NEWS/20160816/…
TEXAS GEOGRAPHY: Tracing the Pecos River through desolate West Texas statesman.com/LIFESTYLE/2014…
RT @TracesofTexas: A mother and child on the side of the road near Memphis, Texas, 1936. Dust bowl refugees, I'm guessing. This photo was…
AUSTIN ARTS: Austin Symphony whips up a cyclonic 'Rach 3' austin360.com/entertainment/…
TEXAS HISTORY: Pioneer merchant's daughter turns 100 amarillo.com/news/2012-01-0…
 
 
 
 
 
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