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Exploring Big Bend in 3 Days

As promised months ago, I’m finally going to write about another weekend trip, this time to Big Bend National Park.  Big Bend is about a 10 hour drive from my hometown of Houston, TX.  834 more words

Life

The Bare Truth About Barefoot Running

Vibram, maker of FiveFingers minimalist shoes, recently settled a lawsuit filed by a woman who accused the company of false advertising. As a result of the lawsuit, Vibram has to pay out $3.75 million dollars in refunds to people who purchased Vibrams from March 2009 until the date of the first summary settlement notice. 2,813 more words

Training

Surviving Houston: My Trail Obsession

I live in Houston, TX.  There are no mountains here.  The Gulf of Mexico coast is not exactly scenic.  Once you get out of the city, there are some pretty pastures that become covered in bluebonnets during the spring….. 1,087 more words

Life

Trikes & Alligators Do Not Mix

I took my first trip to Brazos Bend State Park in Brazoria County yesterday.  My OH my!  The colors were like something that Pixar had engineered.   921 more words

All Trails Lead to Montague County

Well, perhaps not all trails lead to Montague County, but throughout history several have laid tracks through this area.  Each marking and shaping what Montague County would eventually become.  538 more words

Texas History

Research Comes Alive at Forts Concho and Chadbourne

Of all the forts we’ve visited in the past few weeks, Forts Concho and Chadbourne were by far the best preserved. It was interesting driving into San Angelo with Publisher Mark Long navigating around the city streets with his iPhone GPS to find Fort Concho. 919 more words

Book Publishing Operations

How to Write as a Team

Last month I reviewed Susan Page Davis’ novel Captive Trail, part of the Texas Trails series. It fascinates me when I read an interconnected series of stories (normally novellas) written by different authors. 882 more words

Inspirational Books