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What’s NEW with: “100 Things to Do in Dallas – Fort Worth Before You Die” #100Things

Yay! I’ve got a new book coming out! I don’t know the exact date yet, but I couldn’t wait any longer to announce that I’ve got a new book coming out this fall. It’s called 100 Things to Do in Dallas – Fort Worth Before You Die. It’s a book meant to inspire people to explore North Texas. It’s chock full of inspiration for day trips, road trips, date nights, family fun, and other outings here in the DFW Metroplex. My publisher: Reedy Press Unlike all my other books, 100 Things to Do in Dallas – Fort Worth Before You Die is being…

Mary Martin: The Original Peter Pan from Weatherford, Texas

Talented Texan Makes it Big on Broadway Mary Martin, the performer most strongly identified with role of Peter Pan, was born in Weatherford, Texas. This talented singer and actress was also the first to play Maria von Trapp in The Sound of Music, as well as Nellie Forbush in South Pacific. In 1976, the artist Ronald Thomason created a life-sized bronze of Mary Martin as Peter Pan. The sculpture still stands in front of the Weatherford Public Library, and the photos you see in this post are ones I snapped when I visited town. I must also say that, to…