Tag Archives: Willie Nelson

September — THE Best Month of the Year

Okay, obviously I’m biased with my birthday coming up on the 24th (you still have plenty of time to get a present, hint, hint!) but it’s the simple truth. Though popular songs often refer to the “September of my years” … Continue reading

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Some Summer Songs

Happy Summer Solstice! This longest day of the year kicks off the summer season — officially. In places like Texas, of course, it’s already been summer for months, of course (part of why we moved to Colorado). With all that … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

Celebrate our country’s birthday with some American tunes today! The obvious starting point is our national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner” — except that the tune itself is so difficult to sing that only rarely do we hear an outstanding live … Continue reading

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10 Texas Trivia Tidbits

Happy Texas Independence Day! On March 2, 1836, a small group of men meeting at Washington-on-the-Brazos declared the independent Republic of Texas, breaking away from Mexico. While there’s nothing trivial about the Lone Star State, our history is packed with … Continue reading

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Christmas — movie time!

‘Tis the season for Christmas movies, and we’ve all got our favorites. Here at Casa Dexter, our well-known favorites include It’a Wonderful Life (long-time favorite from Thanksgiving ’89 on), A Christmas Story, Home Alone, and Scrooged. In addition to these well-known Christmas … Continue reading

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