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  • Improbable Waters: Desert Wetlands

    I’ve recently returned to Austin after a month in New Mexico, trying to beat the August heat. As I was planning my road trip across West Texas,...

  • Blue Hole, Santa Rosa, New Mexico

    Usually I write about Texas springs, but since I’m in New Mexico for the month of August, might as well share some of this state’s treasures...

  • Austin –> Taos, Day One

    Our first stop is Del Rio, Texas, home to San Felipe Springs. These are among the biggest springs in Texas, ranging from 20 to 40 million gallons...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Pedernales Falls State Park

    On rare occasion I’ll come across a spring that I just don’t want you to be able to find. But the tax dollars that the Texas leadership,...

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