Is Texas playing tricks on me or is spring lasting way longer than it is supposed to? Texas has two seasons: hot and not as hot. After winter ends, we usually jump right back into the 100 plus degree temperatures. We don't often get the chance to relish cool, springtime weather.
There aren't many times in history where a library can put a whole city on pause... unless that library is a Presidential library. When a Presidential libarary opens, it is a big deal - a really big deal. Presidential libraries are there to honor a President's legacy. Their main function is to preserve and make available the papers, records, collections and other historical materials from Presidents. The first Presidential library was built for Herbert Hoover. Every president since then has had a library built for him.
Remember kid, there's heroes and there's legends. Heroes get remembered but legends never die, follow your heart kid, and you'll never go wrong.
Man, I love that quote from the Sandlot. Do you know it? It's when Benny has a dream of Babe Ruth coming into his bedroom and telling him about how to be a legend. Benny then realizes he wants to be legendary in defeating the beast and getting the baseball with Babe Ruth's John Hancock on it out of the beast's yard. If it's been a while since you saw this movie, go rent it. Or better yet, go buy it. It's a classic.
P is for puck... as in hockey puck. P is also for plan... as in planning ahead and protecting yourself.
Fried pickles, seven layer dip, cold beer, coca cola, french fries, chicken wings, sliders, hotdogs, nachos, pulled pork sandwiches, chips and queso, barbecue, tater tots, stuffed jalapenos - what do all those tasty food items remind you of? Cardiax arrest? Hello, cynical! No, no. It isn't a heart attack of which I speak. It's the super bow!! (Oh, and maybe a heart attack if you eat leftovers all week...).
Around this time every year, I start regretting not seeing more movies. And then I remember that going to the movies is at least 30 bucks for just my husband and me! For some, you may be able to get away with only spending about $22, but I HAVE to have popcorn and a coke. So a night at the movies is a fancy treat at our house. But awards season always makes me wish every night was a movie night.
It's January 3, 2013. Hard to believe? Well, I can't speak for you, but I can speak on behalf of our team at Dallas Courier: we can't believe 2012 has come and gone. 2013 is here, and it's time to resolve, resolve, resolve.
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way. Oh what fun it is to ride, in a one horse open sleigh, hey! Dashing through the snow, in a one horse open sleigh. O'er the fields we go, laughing all the way. Bells on bob tails ring, making spirits bright, what fun it is to lauhg and sing a sleighing song tonight!
We just finished up with Thanksgiving - a day filled with turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans and pumpkin pie. And we are coming up on Christmas which is filled with cookie exchanges, ham, potato casserole, cider, candy canes and gingerbread men. As you can see, our celebrations revolve around food. We eat, eat, eat and the sleep, sleep, sleep. Oh, and I forgot to mention that in between eating and more eating, we open gifts.