Viewing: Texas

Discover the Old West at the Fort Worth Stockyards (and Other Cowboy Attractions)

The dream of the American West fires the imagination today, as much as it ever has.¬†Even as a little girl growing up in Argentina, where I spoke little or no English, many an afternoon was spent in a fringed suede cowgirl outfit calling out, “Hi-yo, Silver! Away!¬†Today, four million visitors travel to Fort Worth each […] Read more

JFK Tribute – Retracing President Kennedy’s Final Days

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” ~JFK On November 9, 2012, Fort Worth unveiled a tribute to President John F. Kennedy commemorating the city’s place in history as the site of the charismatic president’s last speech. Situated at […] Read more

Tips for a Family-Friendly Tour of the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth

Waiting in line at LaGuardia Airport, I met a group of high school students heading home to Fort Worth, Texas after a fine arts tour of New York City. Which was somewhat ironic since I had just returned from a whirlwind tour of the City of Cowboys and Culture, home to some of the nation’s […] Read more