Nothing beats the aroma, or the taste, of a golden brown Parker House roll. This recipe was passed down to Angela Boedeker by her grandmother and she makes it often in her restaurant, Angela’s Cafe in Denison, Texas.Continue Reading →
The meaning of fine art is blurred by the use of novel and stylistically unconventional mediums, as well as modern technologies and techniques. Changing views in society, culture, taste and education also skew the traditional meaning. I have a hard time with the term fine art in modern context. Art today goes far beyond idealized classical beauty, pure technique-driven works, and because of that, the meaning of fine art has been blurred.Continue Reading →
For over 100 years, folks still find out what’s going on in Trenton, Texas with a weekly copy of the Trenton Tribune. It has been owned and operated by the Holmes family since the beginning.Continue Reading →
The little green pumpkin was really cute, and if her five-year-old son preferred it to the hundreds of bright orange ones lying in the pumpkin patch, that was okay with Deborah Reece. “It will soon turn orange,” she told Matthew, “and then you can decorate it for Halloween.”Continue Reading →
If Brussels Sprouts are your thing, toss them into a pan with Yukon Gold, red, or fingerling potatoes and see what happens.Continue Reading →
Just off the square in Bonham, a little miracle is unfolding. ACT Communications, a local success story in the 1980s and 90s, is on the rise again.Continue Reading →
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It is in a modest white house just off Texoma Parkway with a big wooden sign in the front; it reads PSYCHIC in bold red letters. Georgia wanted to go there one day, so I took her. Curious, I followed Georgia into the house. There were no voodoo dolls or neon lights, no crystal balls, no eerie music or half-burnt candles, just an unassuming waiting room with a big screen TV and a leather couch. The only hints of being in the residence of a medium were the pictures of tarot cards lined up on one of the plywood walls.
The economy may be slowing, but peoples’ hair keeps growing, and stylist Garrett Patton is glad of that. “I used to say we were recession proof—now I say we’re recession resistant.”
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William Wallace is a name that rings throughout Scottish history and now, thanks to Hollywood, the world. From Dehli to San Francisco people could tell you about this national hero of Scotland and his exploits against the English. But who was the real William Wallace?
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 Special to TLM on June 1, 2007
The term “boat house” probably conjures images in your mind’s eye of rickety weathered steps down to the water’s edge, corrugated sheet metal, spider webs, yellow bug lights, dust, rust and tangled fishing gear. There may even be that last lonely can of beer in the fridge; still snuggly bound by its plastic six pack girdle.
By Mavis Anne Bryant on June 1, 2008
You’re crazy!” That was Karen’s reaction when her husband, Tom Shields, said he wanted to leave their comfortable home in far West Sherman to live in a long-abandoned fire station near Austin College. But she’d had a similar reaction in 1985, when he wanted to leave a picturesque Dallas residence and raise their kids in a small town.
By Edward Southerland on April 25, 2010
There are a dozen or so books on the shelf behind White’s desk in his office in the DSH Athletic office building. Churchill on Leadership is up there, so is Winning Maxims, but there is nothing about football, nothing about the Xs and Os of the game.
“The Xs and Os are a lot less than what people think they are,” he said. “The first thing I ask a coach in an interview is, ‘Why do you like coaching?’ The answer I want to hear is that they like kids. That’s the most important thing.