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....

Saint Patrick’s Day meets Sesame Street meets “Danny Boy”

One of the reasons that I love Saint Patrick’s Day is because it gives me an excuse to listen to one of my all-time favorite songs, “Danny Boy“. If there were ever any doubt about my ancestry (I’ve got some … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day (03/14)

Yes, I’m a geek – I bought this for Rachel several years ago: . She’s a geek, too – she loved it…. (And yes, I bought myself one as well – couldn’t be letting her have all the fun!) .

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Happy 86th Birthday, Dad!

Today is my Dad’s 86th birthday. I can’t tell you how very glad I am that he is still here to celebrate with us – Paul lost his father a few years ago, and it is a loss that he feels … Continue reading

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Happy Texas Independence Day! (2018)

. 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

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The Best (Belated) Valentine’s Day Ever (a.k.a. “Boy Meets Girl”)

. Just a couple of kids….. . It all started in a lecture hall at Texas A&M University in January, 1979. Yours truly was a freshman who started out in Pre-Med, but after one semester – and a tearful call … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day, 2018 – A Little Romance

. Because today is a day of romance, I thought I’d share one of the best renditions of “My Funny Valentine” that I’ve ever heard – Michelle Pfeiffer’s version from the movie “The Fabulous Baker Boys”: ♥ . ♥ Hope … Continue reading

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“Rhapsody in Blue” (2018)

. Well, I went playing on YouTube again, and this time I ran across several versions of one of my favorite orchestral pieces, George Gershwin’s quintessentially classic American composition, “Rhapsody in Blue“. Rhapsody in Blue premiered in an afternoon concert … Continue reading

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