By Sharon Kurtz ~ World Chocolate Day, celebrated on July 7 each year, is nothing short of a special tribute to mankind’s most famous culinary invention. (Sorry, pizza.) We don’t need to tell you what to do to celebrate this day — but we will: Eat chocolate! Chocolate is one of the world’s
Six Reasons to Experience this Unique City By Sharon Kurtz ~ When the year began, who would have thought we’d be facing a summer without a summer vacation? Recommendations during this pandemic tell us to limit our exposure to the virus and stay close to home. So this summer, try a “staycation.”
Summer Vacation Amidst the Pandemic By Sharon Kurtz ~ People overwhelmingly want to stay away from crowds and remain close to home. So, close-to-home road trips may be the best first choice for people planning their COVID 19-safe vacations, thanks to low fuel prices and cabin fever. Camping provides
Thank you, Former First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson By Sharon Kurtz | Photos by Sharon Kurtz ~ Almost every person, from childhood, has been touched by the untamed beauty of wildflowers. Today, many people think of Lady Bird Johnson as the reason why we see wildflowers blooming along the nation’s highways
By Sharon Kurtz ~ As I traveled the tracks on the McKinney Avenue Trolley, I couldn’t help but sing Judy Garland’s “The Trolley Song” to myself. Trolleying through Dallas’s vibrant Uptown neighborhood — while hopping on and off at leisure, all along the line —is a great way to
By Sharon Kurtz ~ The World Food Championship is the largest culinary competition on the planet, and it happened right here in Dallas this past October. This multi-day culinary competition showcased some of the world’s finest cooking masters, all of whom competed for recognition, fame, and fortune.