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DK calls, part 2

December 31, 2013


(read part 1 here) “You can go to the gym later. You should eat first!” DK was wheedling me and I knew it, but it still made me smile. Maybe because I could hear him smiling at me across the telephone line. I took a deep breath. I was nervous . “Oh, I don’t – […]

Time for pie

September 10, 2012


Norma’s is a stalwart icon of north Oak Cliff, the multi-ethnic, artist-friendly Dallas neighborhood south of downtown that is my home. They’ve been serving up blue-plate specials and Texas hospitality in the same humble spot on Davis St. since before I was born. It’s a down-home diner with a dash of sass. The plastic-coated menu […]