Author Archives: Teresa in Fort Worth, TX

About Teresa in Fort Worth, TX

A short, fat, middle-aged, happily-married, mother of 4 daughters. A former high school valedictorian (way back in the Stone Age), a Civil Engineering major in college, a middle-of-the-road Conservative, and a moderate Methodist. I know just enough to get myself in trouble....

One Small Step – July 20, 1969

. “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” Today marks the anniversary of the first manned Moon landing. Those of us who are old enough to remember seeing it live can still recall the awe … Continue reading

Posted in Annual Posts, I Love America, Inspirational, Texas, The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth, Think about it | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Foodie Friday – Sylvan Beach Summer Soup

. Once again, while looking for one thing I found something completely different…. Back in college, I got a little recipe booklet from the Imperial Sugar company which was full of recipes from around the state of Texas. One of … Continue reading

Posted in Foodie Friday, I Love America, Just Because, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tuesday Tunes – “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy”, “Sing, Sing, Sing”

I don’t know why, but music like this just makes me think of summer.  This is just lots and lots of fun! . The talented group of singers/dancers is called “Burn the Floor“.  You can get a copy of their … Continue reading

Posted in Contemporary, I Love America, Just Because, Music, Tuesday Tunes | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Sunday Funnies – Thank Goodness For Lifeguards

Posted in Humor, I Love America, Just Because, Sunday Funnies | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Happy Birthday to the One I Love

On this day 54 years ago, a very special little boy was born. I just LOVE Birthdays!  (Especially mine….)

Posted in Annual Posts, Special Occasions | 3 Comments

Foodie Friday – Loaves and “Fish” Sticks

. Since my favorite fella has a birthday coming up, I thought it might be nice to share the recipe of one of his all-time favorites with everyone. Way back in the day, Paul’s Grandma Nettie started making this recipe for her family.  Being … Continue reading

Posted in Texas, Family, Special Occasions, Recipes, Just Because, Foodie Friday, Annual Posts | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Happy Birthday to a Very Special Little Girl

On this day 13 years ago, we were given a very special gift: . . On July 10, 2001, we welcomed Rebecca Claire into the world.  She was absolutely perfect – another beautiful daughter.  A few hours after her birth, … Continue reading

Posted in Annual Posts, Family, Special Occasions | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Tuesday Tunes – “Goodnight Moon” (The song, not the book…..)

. Sometimes I hear a song and I HAVE to find it…. Paul and Sarah were watching Kill Bill, Volume 2 a while back, and this song played as the credits rolled. Thanks to the Internet, I was able to find a … Continue reading

Posted in Broadway/TV/Film, Contemporary, I Love America, Music, Tuesday Tunes | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Sunday Funnies: Banned from Target

Got this in my e-mail from my aunt, and had to share it with all of you (this was forwarded to her by someone else – it’s just one of those funny stories): After I retired, my wife insisted that … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Just Because, Sunday Funnies | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Foodie Friday Saturday – Bacon-Wrapped Corn on the Cob

  Okay, so one day we had some leftover corn on the cob….    

Posted in Foodie Friday, Holidays, I Love America, Just Because, Recipes | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment