H-Town Diary

Holding On

As much as we like to bulldoze things, there’s another side to folks here that you don’t hear about—a side that insists that just because something’s gone doesn’t mean it’s lost.

03/03/2014 By Katherine Center

Letters Home

A Camper-Turned-Counselor Speaks

No single experience in my youth compares to the five summers I spent as a middle-school camper in the canyon walls of Echo Valley.

03/03/2014 By Alex Vaio

Travel

Ageless Cancun

Finding God, Man, and margaritas

12/31/2013 By Scott Vogel

H-Town Diary

Race Against Time

A biracial couple conducts a 10-year unscientific study.

12/31/2013 By Gwendolyn Zepeda

Good Ideas

Spending 24 Hours at the Galleria: A Diary

We challenged one of our writers to spend one full day at the Galleria. Will he survive?

12/01/2013 By Michael Hardy

H-Town diary

The Vision Thing

Houston is not an ideal place in which to be blind, but MasterChef Christine Ha would rather be here than anywhere else.

12/01/2013 By Christine Ha

Essay

The Time I Nearly Burned Down Halloween

Or why an 11-year-old shouldn't be allowed to play with matches

10/31/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Justice

Prisoner’s Dilemma

Want to see the inside of a classic Kenneth Franzheim building? Try spending a night in jail.

09/30/2013 By Raj Mankad

Essays

Ike’s Peak

A singularly harrowing account of Hurricane Ike’s fury and the four souls whose lives it nearly took.

09/03/2013 By John Lomax

H-Town Diary

Hay-soos Saves

Texan, Mexican, sergeant, stepdad

08/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Essay

Of Unknown Origin

What are we to make of those who make us? An essay by John Nova Lomax.

07/01/2013 By John Lomax