November 1985


Preacher’s Kids

Nov 1, 1985 By Skip Hollandsworth

My father had to have an answer for everything—adultery, spiritual crises, the pigeons defecating in the church gutter. No wonder I didn’t become a preacher. The miracle is that my sister did.

The Return of the Urban Cowboy

Nov 1, 1985 By Aaron Latham

Five years ago, Hollywood took some cowboys and cowgirls and portrayed their lives as filled with romance, heartbreak, and country music. Since then, they’ve returned to reality. And their lives have been filled with romance, heartbreak, and country music.


Johnny B’s Lime Rickey

Nov 1, 1985 By Texas Monthly

Fast becoming a master soda jerk, Marilyn Shackelford, manager of Johnny B’s Old-Fashioned Soda Fountain, showed us how to make a fresh Lime Rickey at home. 1 juicy lime Crushed ice 1 1/2 oz. cherry syrup (Jubilee brand is good) Fill a pint glass with crushed ice.

On the Menu: Johnny B’s Old Fashioned Soda Fountain

Nov 1, 1985 By Jen Scoville

IT WASN’T BECAUSE I was touring West Texas that I ate a cheeseburger for breakfast. It was after stumbling upon Johnny B’s for lunch the day before. Never mind the open sky and distant mesas, the cheeseburger at this inviting luncheonette was all I could envision. Open only since November…