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Happiness for Beginners: Looking to Nature to Rebuild a Life

Posted on · Houston author Katherine Center is in the process of finishing her sixth novel, which goes on sale next year. And her fourth novel, The Lost Husband, is being made into a movie. Sandwiched between those is her most current novel, Happiness for Beginners. It’s about a woman whose marriage falls apart and to help her recover her […]

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Happiness for Beginners: Looking to Nature to Rebuild a Life

Posted on · Houston author Katherine Center has written a new novel called Happiness for Beginners. It’s about a woman whose marriage falls apart and to help her recover her younger brother convinces her to go on a wilderness survival trip. And, of course, things don’t go well. Many of Center’s novels start in a similar way – […]

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Fall Ushers in Texas Hunting Season

Posted on · Fall doesn’t just mean cooler weather in Texas. For many outdoor enthusiasts, it’s an opportunity to hunt. There are more than a dozen animals to hunt in Texas, each with a hunting season-from dove to deer and even squirrel. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department oversees Texas hunting with regulations, permits and hunters education. Bobby […]

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How the CCC Shaped Some of Texas’ Top Outdoor Destinations

Posted on · Throughout the summer, Houston Matters is dedicating time each week to books about Greater Houston, set in Greater Houston, or written or edited by Houstonians. Our summer series continues with Cynthia Brandimarte, the author of Texas State Parks and the CCC: The Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps. She talks about the role the CCC, a […]

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Traffic in Houston Is Not So Bad…At Least if You’re Kayaking

Posted on · On the heels of our recent discussion about what’s on your Houston “bucket list,” Houston Public Media Director of Content Capella Tucker and Houston Matters host Craig Cohen knock one item off the list, as they kayak along Buffalo Bayou, courtesy of Bayou City Adventures. More:  Bayou City Adventures Kayaking Schedule Map of the Houston […]