Monthly Archives: June 2013


  • The Nueces River

    This river laughs. It dissembles for no purpose other than to delight, stretches of gin-clear shallows shape-shifting to emerald depths and back...

  • Help Preserve Hot Wells!

    Lovers of history and magic, now is your chance to support the dream to preserve Hot Wells. For those not in the know, Hot Wells is the still-standing...

  •   I’m excited to contribute to the July issue of Texas Monthly, writing on the precarious state of our swimming holes. Now get out there...

  • A Descent into the Edwards Aquifer

    Wow, I wish I could say these were pictures from my trip to the Seco Sinkhole. They’re not, and frankly it’s doubtful I could work up the...

  • Goodenough Springs, 1941

    One of the side benefits of my dad’s recent retirement (which he didn’t get around to until his 80s) is the discovery of all sorts of things...

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