Sarah Hepola
Texas

April 5, 2021

His customary and legendary range: Larry McMurtry, 1936-2021

The Texas author I had zero interest in for much of my life

The Lonesome Dove miniseries rolled into town in 1989, when I was fourteen years old.* Back in the before-times of the late Eighties, computers were clunky green-screened things known to your serious nerd variety, and the television was the center of the household. We built cabinets around our televisions, we kept drawers underneath it,  in . . . Read More

February 7, 2021

Can’t Take the Texas Out of the Girl

A few recent stories about living in the Lone Star State

In my fourth decade in this state, I finally became a real Texan: You Haven’t Driven in Texas Until You’ve Driven a Pickup Truck “When I first heard about this “car culture” issue, I knew what I wanted to write: an ode to my Honda Accord, which I’d driven across the country a half-dozen times. . . . Read More