Texans celebrating the SEASON!

So many places to visit . . . so many events to stuff into the schedule, it’s hard to know where to start. If you live in the DFW area or are planning a visit, here’s a complied list for your seasonal fun. Grapevine, Texas 1,400 Holiday events packed into 40 days of seasonal celebration. North Pole Express Board the Grapevine Vintage Railroad, visit with elves, enjoy cookies and milk, and meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at the end of the ride, all while sporting your favorite warm jammies. What could be more fun? Entertaining for both kids and adults. ICE! . . . a wonderland of carved ICE come to life as ‘A Charlie […]

Feeling Friday Fabulous

Been to the Chiropractor and he successfully put everything back where it went, and now it’s a lovely Friday morning. We’re headed for hot But then it’s almost July 4th and in Texas . . . that means scorcher. IT ALSO MEANS: MEMORIES WATERMELONS My dad grew up on a farm and told of working the fields in the summer. They’d pull a watermelon, put it in the ‘crick’ to cool, then by lunch, when they were more sweaty then dry, he and his brothers would pull the cooled melon and split it open on a rock. They ate the meaty center – best part and the rest wasn’t worth the effort. He’d call today’s […]

4th of July

Who celebrates a birthday on the 4th of July? Okay, some of these people are dead. I get it – they don’t celebrate birthdays anymore. Just a disclaimer so no one emails me to point out the obvious. Ann Landers, Neil Simon, Gina Lollobrigida, Calvin Coolidge, and Louis B. Mayer Did you know July is national Hot Dog month? No wonder so many folks belly up to the bar (hot dog cart that is) and order one in the steamy days of summer. During the 4th of July weekend, an estimate 155 million dogs will be consumed. Yummy! Americans have been celebrating 4th of July since 1777 (bells rung, candles lighted, and firecrackers set off), […]