B is for Blue Ridge Community (Hamilton County Texas)

At one time Blue Ridge was a busy farming community with a school, a store and a church. My mom and grandparents grew up in the Blue Ridge Community; even though I have never lived in there it is the place of my roots. At one time Grannie's farm was a thriving farm complete with … Continue reading B is for Blue Ridge Community (Hamilton County Texas)

Movie Review (Sort of): Mama Mia

Friday I went to see Mama Mia with a friend. Overall, it was a fun movie. Yes, it was sappy, cheesy at times and unrealistic, but after all it is a musical.  Mama Mia is based on the music of Abba and features Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan. Streep's performance was good and she can … Continue reading Movie Review (Sort of): Mama Mia

Top 10: New Music You Should Check Out

One of the perks of my job is getting to listen to preview copies of music. Today, thought I would share some new music that you should check out. So, the criteria for todays list is that the music has to be a new release or a new artist. I define new release as anything … Continue reading Top 10: New Music You Should Check Out

Sky Watch Friday: Hippodrome State Theatre

Recently, the Big Guy and I went downtown in search of things to photograph. Today's SWF features the Hippodrome State Theatre. I was playing with my camera settings on this one. Can't remember what I did. Same shot take with auto and natural color. The Hipp is housed in the historic Federal Building. For more … Continue reading Sky Watch Friday: Hippodrome State Theatre