UPTOWN IN DOWNTOWN MARBLE FALLS...

Sep 17, 2018 by

  Last week, during the record rains, I had decided to get out of the house.  Cabin fever had set in.  There were no more “projects” left to do.  Closets had been organized, wardrobes had been purged, seasonal dinnerware had been rotated etcetera, etcetera.  I decided to take in Steamboat Bill, Jr. at our muy cool Uptown Art House—you know where Gary P. Nunn just played to a packed house.  It was a perfect afternoon to be in a vintage theater, seeing a vintage movie—the black and white silent film was just about the same monotone color of the outside day.  The only time I had ever been to a silent movie was on Halloween a few years ago.  A friend and I were in Los Angeles and was lucky enough to get tickets to the...

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FRITZTOWN RACES SING THIS SONG

Sep 1, 2018 by

    Doo Da.  Doo Da……………..I rented a box for the last weekend of the Fredericksburg horse races.  I know it sounds extravagant with visions of Saratoga or The Kentucky Derby……….ummmm, it’s not quite like that.  I’ve never been to Saratoga or The Derby, but, are you able to walk through hand stitched quilts or pickled beets on your way to the stands?  How about made from scratch Snickerdoodles or prize winning chickens?  It just so happened it was also the county fair when we went to the Fredericksburg horse races last Sunday and I’ll trade a fancy Derby hat for a first place chocolate cake any day of the week.  To start the day off, we all met at Nury’s for brunch.  (Doesn’t a great day always start with brunch?)  Then, off to...

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