LOOKIN’ AND LISTENIN’ IN LUCKENBACH...

Apr 27, 2018 by

  Remember Luckenbach?  Years ago, it was on everybody’s radar—you know, Willy and Waylon and the boys.  People were making pilgrimages to the spot in the road wearing their best interpretations of denim chic.  When I first went in the seventies, you couldn’t walk through the line of Harleys without the fragrance of cannabis quaffing in the air.  Now, cushy Gold Wings are lined up.  And denim is being edged out by speedos being worn by bikers who have peddled the beautiful hill country back roads to get to the place where everybody is somebody.  And, chances are that smell is the latest fragrance from Nordstrom’s.  Oh, but the music……the music is still the Texas sound that put Luckenbach on the map.  Last Sunday, Thomas Michael Riley was performing on the outside stage.  Our...

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WHEN A TOWN GETS A NEW PAINT JOB...

Apr 20, 2018 by

    The spring flowers are blooming, the last of the north winds have blown, and the Texas sun is just starting to reintroduce itself to long, hot days.   You know what that means????  It’s time, in Marble Falls, for PAINT THE TOWN!  Nationally recognized artist will soon be here for the 12th annual EN PLEIN AIR COMPETITION—-ahem, that’s French for painting outdoors, ya’ll.   I got involved through my friend, Janey, who had a vision 12 plus years ago to bring talented artist to our little berg in the hill country.  Through the years, Paint The Town has become a blue ribbon destination for Plein Air competitors and this year, well known artist/lecturer, Suzie Baker will be the judge. The week long event (April 29-May 5) has become a great way to showcase...

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