Forest Theater in Dallas, Texas Part 1

Very few things get me up early on a Saturday morning, especially on a cold winter day.  But the chance to see the inside of a dilapidated building is on the TOP of the list! 

On Saturday, January 24th, Tore Bellis and I bundled up and headed to the Forest Theater at 1914 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in Dallas, Texas.  There is a group, Forest Forward, that is leading the way in revitalizing the building and the community… and they are giving tours! Continue reading Forest Theater in Dallas, Texas Part 1

8th Grade Autograph Book from 1946 – Paris, Texas: Part 3

8th Grade Autograph Book from 1946 – Paris, Texas: Part 3

I purchased my first autograph book in 2021 and have been researching the original owner, Ramona Holmes.  The little red book is from Paris, Texas in the 1940s.  Ramona was meticulous in documenting details, making it relatively easy to research the individuals who signed her book.  I know her best friend and her favorite teacher, for instance.  It has been awhile since I’ve blogged about Ramona (I have acquired 5 other autograph books… and have many hobbies that compete for my time).  But I thought this year would be a good time to resume the Ramona blog series.  Continue reading 8th Grade Autograph Book from 1946 – Paris, Texas: Part 3

Finnegan visits Pilot Point, Texas!

Finnegan visits Pilot Point, Texas!

Written by Finnegan for a class assignment at the Reform School for Creepy Dolls

Mom normally takes my older brother, Percival on grand adventures.  But this time she told me to gather my things for an adventure.  She even let me pick which town we’d visit.  What I didn’t know, it would turn in to HOMEWORK.  This is my report on my adventure in Pilot Point, Texas.  I hope you enjoy.  Love, Finn. Continue reading Finnegan visits Pilot Point, Texas!