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Author Archives: Teresa in Fort Worth, TX
In keeping with the Texas theme, I thought that a Texas-themed tune might be fun. Paul, his Dad, and my Dad are/were all Texas born and Texas bred. This one fits them (and all the other Texas men I know) … Continue reading
The President was in the Oval Office when his telephone rang. “Hello, Mr. President,” a heavily accented southern voice said. “This is Archie, down here at the Joe’s Crab Shack in Houston, Texas. I am callin’ to tell ya’ll that we … Continue reading
. Since we’ve been commemorating Texas events this week, I thought I would post THE quintessential Texas recipe – Chicken Fried Steak. This recipe comes from The Pioneer Woman, ‘cuz she knows how to do Southern Comfort Food right – … Continue reading
Today is my Dad’s 82nd birthday. I can’t tell you how very glad I am that he is still here to celebrate with us - Paul lost his Dad last year, so I certainly cherish the fact that my Daddy is … Continue reading
March 5-6th were very important days in Texas history, as those were the days which led up to the fall of the Alamo, a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution which would mark the beginning of the end of Mexican rule.
. Today is Mardi Gras – also known as “Fat Tuesday” – so what better song to celebrate the fun than the song that has become synonymous with New Orleans and Dixieland Jazz than”When the Saints Go Marching In”? We’ll … Continue reading
Welcome back! When we left off last weekend, Paul had just finished joining an additional strip of wood to the back of the upper mantle piece: Because of changes to the position of the right column and the addition of … Continue reading
. My dad sent me this a while back; since today is Texas Independence Day, I wanted to share them with you: Due to the popularity of the “Survivor” TV show, Texas is planning to do one entitled: “Survivor – … Continue reading
. Growing up in the South, a girl isn’t considered a good cook unless she knows how to make a proper roux for a good pot of gumbo. It never ceases to amaze me how something as simple as flour … Continue reading
In honor of Gioachino Rossini’s birthday (it’s actually February 29th), I wanted to share this adorable performance of a piece that has been attributed to him, affectionately known as “The Cat Duet”. While this piece is normally performed by two women … Continue reading