Nashville's Love for Lionel Richie Runs Deep →
nprmusic: As much as it belongs to Frank Ocean and Jack White, 2012 is the year of Lionel Richie. From the trendiest kids walking the R&B/indie rock tightrope to the mainstream stars who slap dance beats and hip-hop breaks onto soul and country No. 1s, the goal for so many these days is to wiggle out of pigeonholes and grab the widest listener base possible, and Richie has always...
NYC Spring 2012
Central Park Harlem This steak at Red Rooster Harlem was possibly the best I’ve ever had…and that’s a huge compliment from a Texan! “One, two, three…I feel so free” Max loves New York…
Juneteenth in Pictures
Since today is Juneteenth, I decided to post old pictures of the people and places that remind me of this important holiday, like my grandparents, who are both descendants of Texas slaves. Growing up, my grandmother told me stories about celebrating Juneteenth in Emancipation Park each summer. This ancient-looking street sign marks the intersection of Elgin and Live Oak in Third Ward. ...
On Father's Day
emeraldmaroon: This Father’s Day, my husband decided to post some paintings and sketches done by his father, Jerome Dotson, Sr. My father drew inspiration for these paintings from family, the newspaper, and the world around him. This is one of my favorite paintings. I call it, “Fire in my Bones.”