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Day Trips
The Old Tunnel Wildlife Management Area outside of Fredericksburg hosts a bat colony twice the size of our own
"...The Old Tunnel Wildlife Management Area, outside of Fredericksburg, may be..."

Sept. 14, 2007 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Five quick getaways in Central Texas to recharge the internal batteries without draining the gas tank
"...hard to live up to its name. Relive the old-fashioned summer evenings at one of the few remaining drive-in..."

May 25, 2007 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
The defunct Comal Power Plant in New Braunfels finds new life as a hotel.
"...that escaped through the smokestacks and rained down on area farms...."

June 2, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Latana Ridge Lodge, an hour's drive north of DFW, sits at the collision point of northern grasslands, eastern forests, and western prairies.
"...the lodge's deck a spectacular view of the sunset unfolds with the magnificent colors reflecting off the lake waters...."

Sept. 22, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Best Bats & Burgers
Old Tunnel and Alamo Springs Cafe
"...were pulled up in 1942, bats moved into the old railroad tunnel just south of Fredericksburg on Old San..."

Oct. 14, 2011 Best of Austin Feature

Day Trips
Steam trains played a leading role in the development of Texas
"...Texas still holds the title of the state with the most miles..."

Aug. 7, 2009 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Sleep and shop 19th-century style at the Comfort Common Bed and Breakfast in Comfort, TX.
"...in 1880, the two-story limestone and wood building still holds center court in the best-preserved 19th-century business district in..."

Sept. 1, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
San Antonio streetcar moves to the Northwest
"...Built in St. Louis in 1914, Old Number 300, as the trolley is affectionately known, rumbled..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Get your jitters all over Central Texas at these rural coffeeshops.
"...oatmeal cookie, a good cassette in the player, a cold car air conditioner, and a seemingly endless farm-to-market road,..."

Aug. 4, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
The summer drought is making historical Indian sites throughout Texas more accesible to archaeologists ... and to looters.
"...they disturbed a timeline of events that could have told archaeologists things as wide-ranging as what the inhabitants ate..."

Sept. 8, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
A limestone hunk in Comfort, Texas -- a would-be monument to area immigrants -- has a decidedly uncomfortable history.
"...German men and boys who were killed by Confederate soldiers when they tried to escape to Mexico. Many of..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...Visitors will dive into the cold, fertile waters of the North Pacific, take a journey..."

May 28, 1999 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Chapter 2: Biweekly and Proud
September 1982-August 1988
"...at the Chronicle that paid anything), but truth be told, I was afraid of tempting the wrath of Margaret..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Features Feature

Naked City
"...The Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. released a proposed Land and Water Conservation Plan..."

July 5, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Day Trips
Off-road biking trails of the Lone Star State.
"...have trails open to bicyclists. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has published an excellent guide to mountain biking..."

May 18, 2001 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

311 Story in Error
"...policy and therefore be responsible for serving an intoxicated 19-year-old who later fell off the Iron Cactus' second-story outdoor..."

Oct. 25, 1996 Column

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