Monthly Archives: July 2012


  • Jones Spring

    All told, Texas has more than 1,100 springs. Some of them are the big, charismatic gushers that draw in swimmers and tubers from miles around....

  • Krause Springs

    Krause Springs is just the right amount of trashy. Not Florida trashy. Just trashy enough that if you want to spend the day with your kids floating...

  • Hamilton Pool

    This place demands solitude and quiet devotion. Give it that on a morning when you are not afraid to be alone, and in return it will show you...

  • War of the Worlds

    Living in Boston, I saw five types of animals: pigeons, squirrels, rats, mice and drunks. So the most delightful surprise in moving to Austin...

  • Method

    You know how they say space is the last frontier? Some people think we’ve charted everything there is to chart on earth. Well I say that’s...

  • Jacob’s Well / Blue Hole

    Swimmers at Jacob’s Well, courtesy Kathi Bahr Here is what you will find, searching for springs in Texas: the best of them are hidden. They...

  • Blue Springs

    As if the sky during its emergence —when it bubbled its way up out of the sand, cooled and then sublimed into vapor that blued the dank grey...

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