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Dallas Cowboys Win 33 – 20 over New York – It's About Time!

Dallas Cowboys Head Coach Jason Garrett

 This has been one depressing season. No one likes to see their team lose, but whats worse is to be embarrassed. Besides our losing streak, our Quarterback is injured, Head Coach fired, and our Fan base demoralized. Up until todays win over the New York Giants, our record was 1-7. I am hoping that this is a come back. Dallas Cowboy fans are known for being fair-weather fans. When they win we love the Cowboys but when they lose its not uncommon to hear someone yell Dallas Sucks! I don’t think that even a miracle will land us a Superbowl this year, it’s damn near impossible. At least we may be able to end the season with dignity. Better yet perhaps Jason Garrett will set us up for a winning season next year. Go Cowboys!


Ray Wylie Hubbard – Texas Troubadour

Ray Wylie Hubbard

My wife and I had the pleasure of seeing Ray Wylie Hubbard perform at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts in Arlington Texas. It was an amazingly intimate show. Ray joked around a bit with the  audience as he spoke about his life. For those that don’t know about the Great Ray Wylie Hubbard. I have to say that as a Texas Songwriter he is among the company of our greatest troubadours, Willie Nelson, Townes Van Zandt, and Waylon Jennings. He may be a little more on the blues and rock side of the spectrum but the twang and chime of his country and folk influences shine brightly. He is the kind of songwriter that mentions William Blake, Howling Wolf, and St John the Revelator all in one set. He finds the sacred in the least of us and the abyss in the those of us that are held in the highest esteem. All while pelting stones at his own human existence. Thanks to you Ray Wylie Hubbard for all the great songs and one hell of a show.