By Tim Madigan
For the last six years, Ron Hall and Denver Moore traveled the nation with the story of their unlikely and transformative relationship.
For those of you who love Townes Van Zandt, get a Kleenex. For those of you who haven't discovered Townes Van Zandt, get a Kleenex.
The stack of to be read books on my nightstand continues building its way to the ceiling. And, no I'm not really turning green, but it's spring and I'm thinking about my grandparents a lot. They loved this time of year, out in the yard all the time, planting, tending and growing their garden. I miss them every day.
Adriana Trigiani's new book, "The Shoemaker's Wife," is a sweet, gentle read perfect for a lovely Saturday/Sunday afternoon. Trigiani's mastered the art of telling the American immigrant's story. As with "Brava, Valentine" and "Very Valentine," the author turns to her Italian roots to weave a spell-binding story of love, hard times and dreams realized through a lifetime of hard work.
I had the incredible luck to join my mother and her MOAA (Military Officers Association of American) friends for lunch today at Lago del Pino, a new 11,000 square foot restaurant set on a private lake, just off Highway 31 West near Tyler. The impressive operation opened for business last week.
Thanks to Luis Noble, I've found a new place to eat in the Bishop Arts District of Oak Cliff.