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Winter in Wisconsin

Winter in Wisconsin

Writer and Photographer: TAMRA BOLTON // Nov/Dec 2014 Instead of taking a skiing trip to Colorado, consider giving Death’s Door a try?  No, I’m not referring to the old adage, but to Door County, Wisconsin, which got its nickname from ...

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Mysterious Caddo Lake

Mysterious Caddo Lake

Writer: ANTHONY McCULLOUGH // Photos: Chase Fountain of Texas Parks & Wildlife // Nov/Dec 2014 I lie and listen through the darkness to the sounds of the night that surround me. The serenade of crickets and locusts that fills the ...

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Daddy-daughter outing at Daingerfield State Park

Writer: SEAN CHAFFIN // Photographer: BRIAN FRAZIER, Texas Parks & Wildlife // Nov/Dec 2014 It’s a father-daughter weekend and my friend, Christopher, and I, along with my 5-year-old daughter, Marie, and his daughter, 7-year-old Alex, are paddling across Lake Daingerfield. ...

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Grinders and flippers

Grinders and flippers

Click image to view gallery  Writer: GRACE MALONE  // Photographer: VICTOR TEXCUCANO   //  Sept-Oct 2014  A skateboarder roughly grinds across a metal rail and down a concrete ramp. He then goes airborne and returns on the board to the pavement ...

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65 years of plastic worms

65 years of plastic worms

click image to view gallery Writer: STEVE KNIGHT // Photographer:  HERB NYGREN JR. // Sept.-Oct. 2014 Longevity is not synonymous with fishing tackle. What’s new today usually is old news tomorrow. One exception is the soft plastic fishing worm.  The ...

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Retro rides

Retro rides

Click image to view gallery Writer and Photographer: SARAH A. MILLER // Sept.-Oct. 2014 The streets, parking lots and body shops of East Texas are filled with cars and trucks – classics, customs, hot rods, low riders, art cars and ...

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Horses Rule at Texas Rose Park  

Horses Rule at Texas Rose Park  

  click image to view gallery Writer: AIMEE ROBINSON // Photographer: SARAH A. MILLER  Some of the country’s top equestrians and show horses frequent the Texas Rose Horse Park near Tyler, a riding and jumping facility that hosts world-class events. ...

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Is Lacrosse the Next Big Sport in East Texas?

Is Lacrosse the Next Big Sport in East Texas?

click image to view gallery Writer: DANNY MOGLE  //  Photographer: HERB NYGREN JR.  // July/Aug. 2014 It is just minutes into the Tyler Spartans’ lacrosse game against Keller. The team is looking good. After a few crisp passes, a player ...

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Dude Ranch Adventure

Dude Ranch Adventure

click image to view gallery May/June 2014 Writer and photographer:   TAMRA BOLTON Grey ropes of clouds snake toward the setting sun as my husband and I pull into Rancho Cortez, a dude ranch 60 miles northwest of San Antonio ...

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Coming to blows: Jousting at Four Winds

Coming to blows: Jousting at Four Winds

click image to view gallery Writer:  CORY MCCOY  //  Photographer: HERB NYGREN JR.  “Charge on!” yells the master of ceremonies as the opposing knights lower their 12-foot lances and spur their steeds forward. Dirt flies, hoofs thunder and armor shines ...

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