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A Texan a day...
Sam Bass is still causing trouble: the third request from out-of-towners for " the shootout map " (starring Mr. Bass in his final appearance) this week triggered my realization that March is done and I missed Texas Independence Day . Visitors...
The good, the bad, and the literate
While brooding about our Western Problem this week, it's been easy for me to imagine Sam Bass and A.W. Grimes finding some aspects of downtown Round Rock--just a few blocks from the Chisholm Trail --pretty familiar. You can still mosey in off the...
If you can't be honest, hope you're photogenic
If Sam Bass had resolved to change his ways on New Year's Day back in 1878, giving up his bank- and train-robbing habit, he might have lived past his 27 th birthday. Then, Round Rock probably wouldn't have been elected as his final destination...