Our Move Across The Country Up until last November I have lived in West Texas my entire life. I’ve been proud to say I come from God’s country—the wide-open spaces, the mesquites, the real cowboys (shout out, Dad), the rolling… Continue Reading
I had the privilege of interviewing Jackie Cruse, owner of J. Cruse Christmas Gallery & Decor, for my first profile. It’s a winter wonderland in his store, a must-do when you visit Lubbock. It was published in the Fall 2017… Continue Reading
Who doesn’t love hot chocolate and fabulous Christmas decorations? My feature article on the Odessa Board of Realtors’ Christmas Tour of Homes appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of Odessa Living. >>Read it here.
Experience This Popular Far West Texas Town For Yourself I recently had the pleasure of writing about one of my favorite West Texas towns, Alpine, for Austin Monthly. Truly, if you have not been to the Big Bend region—the mountains… Continue Reading
I-20 Wildlife Preserve offers unexpected nature viewing in the shadow of downtown Midland. My Hit the Road article on the I-20 Wildlife Preserve in Midland is in this month’s issue of Texas Co-op Power. When I worked for the Midland… Continue Reading
My feature article “Preparing for the Future” about the Junior Achievement of the Permian Basin is in the Summer 2017 issue of Midland Living, on shelves for six months. Read it here.
Experience the lure of West Texas for yourself Many ask me what’s the best way to experience West Texas. Where to begin. The list is endless. But, the Viva Big Bend music festival has become a tradition of ours. It’s a great… Continue Reading
Upbringing in an austere abode instills long-lasting values My first feature article, based on my experiences growing up in the original house on our family ranch in West Texas, is published in the June 2017 issue of Texas Co-op Power magazine.… Continue Reading
If you grow up on a ranch in West Texas, you learn about the finer things in life. You eat oysters (of the mountain variety), you hire full-time lawn service to maintain every acre (some call it grazing cattle), and… Continue Reading
Wow, I cannot believe I’m actually writing this post, but after nearly nine years of working for a convention & visitors bureau (CVB) in one of the fastest-growing cities in America (shout out, Midland!), I have decided to follow my… Continue Reading