#TXReads: South Texas Author Says Take Time Off, Pursue a Slower Way of Life

by Lili Cardiff on May 14, 2020

Author and Texas lover John Fitch is easy to celebrate, however book lovers should definitely celebrate him during the month of May - Texas Writers Month. Texas Writers Month began in 1994 as an effort...

Five Minutes With Judy Gaman, Author, “Love, Life, & Lucille: Lessons Learned from a Centenarian”

by Leona Barr on May 4, 2020

When Judy Gaman met larger-than-life centenarian Lucille Fleming in Dallas, the award-winning author knew she had to write a book about their encounters. Fast forward, and today Gaman is the author of Amazon best-seller Love,...

#TravelTuesday: Extreme Adventure For the Whole Family

by Leslie Barrett on April 14, 2020

Fun for the whole family sometimes sounds like an oxymoron when trying to make travel plans that can accommodate small kids, keep teenage boredom at bay, and give mom and dad a break from a...

Five Minutes With Douglas A. Burton, Texas Author with a Wicked Hero Complex

by Leona Barr on April 7, 2020

Need a fascinating—and sometimes scandalous—escape novel to read while sheltering in place?  How about one that also supports a local Texas writer who, due to the current lockdowns, has had all book events and tours...

Five Minutes With Ruby Walker, Formerly Depressed Teen

by Leona Barr on January 10, 2020

A book for people who hate self help... and themselves. Ruby Walker is an 18-year-old creative writing and art student at Trinity University in San Antonio. When Walker was 15, she went from a numb,...

#TravelTuesday: Take a Short Trip to Tulum

by Leslie Barrett on September 3, 2019

Spending an unplugged long weekend in Tulum will give you just what you need to relax, refresh and rejuvenate your spirit. NBC News recently reported that a three day weekend away is better for your...

#FoodieFriday: Late Summer Suppers, Sips & Sounds

by Leona Barr on August 30, 2019

With Labor Day upon us, this is the perfect time to take advantage of the incredible late summer veggies which are still at their peak flavor. When complemented with an expertly selected wine and a...

Five Minutes With Dave Ward, Longtime Houston News Anchor

by Leona Barr on June 27, 2019

Dave Ward once held the Guinness World Records title as the longest-running local TV news anchor at the same TV station in a major market. Ward, known to many as “the most trusted voice in...