Divine Catering is Truly Divine

When we were spending time with family in East Texas last week, we ate a place that my sister suggested. We had a busy morning of talking and the men had been out golfing in Longview. We knew they were sure to be hungry. And we were sure that we weren't going to cook lunch!  Who wants to turn on the oven in this heat? Not these sassy sisters! Divine Catering has been turning out some serious soul food since 2009. The  restaurant is located in a small building near the LeTourneau University campus. It is very much a family affair. The Hawkins, which consist of numerous aunts, cousins and … [Read more...]

All Aboard

I did something a few weeks ago that I have never done before.....um, no, I didn't clean my oven. Why in the world would I ever do such a thing? I rode an Amtrak train! Or make that, we rode an Amtrak train. As I was trying to find a way back from East Texas over spring break without a car, I found myself on the Amtrak website researching the route schedule. I had absolutely no clue what I was doing or  where I was supposed to catch the train or where it would drop us off in San Antonio. And then my daughter overheard my dilemma and insisted that she join me so it could be an … [Read more...]

Cafe’ Barron’s

When I was home over the Christmas holiday, I stopped by one of my favorite restaurants with some of my family. My sisters and I had the intention of doing a little bit of shopping and then stopping to eat for lunch. We wanted to pick out some books for my sister Janie’s elementary school library. The teachers at her school had donated money in our mom’s name to purchase books.  She wanted the younger girls in the family to participate in picking them out.       Since Kilgore doesn’t have a bookstore of its own, we headed over to the big city of Longview. It has a … [Read more...]

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