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When Gail and Larry Boone moved into their Westside home 20 years ago, they removed loads of volcanic rock to create a multi-tiered garden with sun and shade, fountains, a fire pit, seating areas and a pond with three fat koi and two turtles. The fish eat snails picked from the garden by the… Read moreEl Paso’s private gardens




New figures from the United Nations World Tourism Organization show that tourism in Africa is reaching new heights. The continent saw a 9-percent growth in tourism arrivals in 2017 compared to 2016, a larger increase than any other region in the world.


The phone call can come at any hour. Your elderly parent has fallen ill and needs your help. If you haven’t gotten the call yet, chances are you will. About 70 percent of our parents will require some kind of personal care during their old age. Caregivers often find themselves at wit’s end, …

When The New York Times hired me to write about science and health 52 years ago, I was 40 pounds overweight. I’d spent the previous three years watching my weight rise as I hopped from one diet to the next in a futile attempt to shed the pounds most recently gained.

Book Reviews

Lawrence Wright’s new book begins at a truck stop and ends in a graveyard. The subtitle of “God Save Texas” is “A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State,” but Wright, having spent most of his life in Texas – embracing it, rejecting it, defending it to naysayers – wants to show how this…

Everybody knows. That’s what happens when you live in a small town or a bubble. Everybody knows our business, there are no secrets, people talk and you can’t hide. Your life is out in the open, but in the new book “The Disappeared” by C.J. Box, few truly know the truth.

A look at the past summer issue

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