I met a true jazz legend


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How often do you get to meet a true jazz legend? Not very often in my circles, anyway. Well, this week I went to hear Harry Sheppard, international performer, former member of the Benny Goodman Orchestra, a Houston institution, and … Continue reading

Summertime in Houston, Texas. Why, God?


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I grew up in north Texas and make no mistake, it gets plenty hot there. I worked as a plumber’s helper in 1980 when the temperature reached 114. I just melted into a puddle right in the ditch we were … Continue reading