- Apr 7, 2020
- 11 min
Honduras Otra Vez
Honduras, 1997 “All those Olancho Rivers have gold in them,” Salem explained as we peered into the dinner plate full of river sand...
- Feb 11, 2020
- 5 min
Interview with Leon and Babette Hale
After he got out of Texas Tech in 1946, Leon Hale made his living listening and writing. He has written two memoirs, two novels and...
- Nov 21, 2019
- 5 min
A December Night on the River: A Cautionary Tale
Be prepared. – Boy Scout motto I didn’t intend spending one of the last Saturday nights before I turned 70 trying to stay warm on a...
- Nov 18, 2017
- 14 min
Incidents of Travel in Mexico and Central America With Doug Breeding: A Journal
“Dogs bark but the caravan passes …” Douglas Breeding was a true Austin original. Raised on the banks of the Colorado River, he partnered...
- Jul 17, 2017
- 6 min
That Radio Winter
"Buddy, it cold that winter. It was damn cold, know what I mean? Just about froze my ass off, pal. Livin' in an ice-house in the middle...
- Jul 6, 2017
- 3 min
A FALSE FLAG IN WARTIME
With all the recent controversy about immigration, legal and illegal, it is instructive to look back a century to another immigrant group...
- Jun 25, 2017
- 4 min
A 'Gunboat' in Texas
In an era when the minimum salary for Major League Baseball players is $535,000 and the highest paid player, Dodger pitcher Clayton...
- Jun 10, 2017
- 10 min
Sea Kayaking the British Virgin Islands in Search of the NBA Finals
"It's the islands, man!" Galloway insisted, swerving sharply to miss a cow lying in our lane as we rounded another steeply angled blind...