Rick’s Chophouse is exactly the kind of dark mahogony, burgundy leather booth appointed restaurant that promises substantial cocktails, well tempered appetizers; cold, fresh salads; big, thick, tender steaks, and a conservative selection of sensible sides. The place delivered exactly as expected.Continue Reading →
The sign out front read PO Sam’s. His friends called him Po’ Sam, like the New Orleans sandwich called the po’ boy. Other folks called him just PO. As long as they went away happy after eating some barbecue with his legendary “spicy brown gravy” sauce, PO Sam was happy. And by that criterion, he was a happy man indeed.Continue Reading →
Spring ‘09, page 54, Double-Chocolate Fudge Cake. Quantity of ? cup unsweetened cocoa powder is missing.Continue Reading →
My father was the other half of the machine gun team with Leonard Riley. He has been gone since ‘86 and never spoke much about the day to day experiences he shared. The account of Mr. Riley’s military campaigns is the only record of my dad’s war experience. I now have an opportunity to share it with my children and grandson. Thanks again for your part in remembering these heroes.Continue Reading →
Fans of Channel 12 who have watched Lisanne for eleven years were wondering why she disappeared so suddenly and with no follow up.Continue Reading →
I heard from an old friend recently. Herb Feemster is better known as Herb Fame, half of the Grammy Award winning singing duo, Peaches & Herb. The duo’s iconic love song, “Reunited,” reached the number one spot in April 1979 and remains one of radio’s Top 25 Most Played Love Songs of the past three decades.Continue Reading →
If you have guests visiting over the summer, treat them to a breakfast loaded with Texas flavor! It’s the perfect way to greet the day for guests who might not be conversant with the glories of Lone Star cuisine. Preparing this easy, quick and delicious breakfast leaves time to visit with your guests and enjoy a warm spring morning.Continue Reading →
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By Dan Acree
By most accounts the business of photographing kids on ponies began not long after the camera was invented. There are tintypes in museums with faded images of boys and girls astride, usually Shetland horses.
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They are yellow, pink, blue, orange, purple, white— even black. They dance in the wind like fairies, their arms over their heads, the breezes blowing their ruffled gossamer dresses— the most beautiful of all flowers, the iris. When the Dallas Iris Society takes its annual bus tour on April 27, one of their stops will be Angel Iris Farm on Luella Road in Sherman.
Linda Schaar has called many places home, living here, there, and back again. When she moved to Sherman— for the second time— she discovered an artistic bent that she hadn’t recognized before. She explained why. “Sherman and Denison are full of art, so the opportunity is here. I might not have made the step, had I lived in another area.”
Looking for the Printed Version?You can find a complete set of Texoma Living! Magazine in the library at Austin College.
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By Edward Southerland on August 3, 2009
By all rights he should have been a lawyer. His father was a lawyer, his sister is a lawyer, but Robert Aranson adopted his father’s avocation rather than his vocation and became a chef instead.
By Edward Southerland on December 1, 2006
We pass them on our way to work. Situated on a well-manicured landscaped hill, tucked deep into a stand of old-growth oaks, or sitting stately in the center of a large parcel of acreage, surrounded by pristine white pipe and wire fencing, at the end of a private road. They are Texoma’s Multi-Million Dollar Homes.
By Dan Acree on December 1, 2006
At the end of one spring semester, when Willie Jacobs was in school at North Texas in Denton in the mid 1950’s, a friend and classmate ask him if he would like to join a band he was forming to play around Wink, Texas for the summer. “No,” Jacobs told Roy Orbison, “you’re never going to make any money in the music business; I’m going to the wheat harvest.”