Posts about Texas


Science Predicts Hurricanes, but People Endure Them

My grandparents lived in Texas for a long time, so I’ve spent a lot of time there over the years. Even though I’m thousands of miles away, Hurricane Harvey feels personal to me. I can’t even image how it ... Read More  

Pappadeaux Crab Cakes: Memories With Every Mouthful

This is a story about crab cakes. The best crab cakes anywhere in the world, and what they mean. The Discovery of Crab Cakes Around 20 years ago, my rambling maternal grandparents decided to turn in their fifth wheel for ... Read More  

bats emerging after dark

So The Thing About Bats Is…

…they don’t come out until it’s dark. Which is why this picture is so lousy – there is not a big enough ISO in the world to capture quickly-moving objects after nightfall. What you’re looking at is the evening ... Read More