It wasn’t the classiest place in Pharr to grow up, but it had tough truckers, sassy waitresses, and some of the best try cooks in the Valley.
In a ninety-minute reign of terror, gunshots rang out that still echo in the history of Texas.
After struggling to give up smoking, I have come to a compromise: Never smoke more than one cigarette—at a time.
Bigger than life, drive-in movies defined America’s giddy age of hula hoops, poodle skirts, and blue suede shoes.
In the forties I was just a kid with a Kodak, but my fascination with car wrecks taught me many lasting lessons.