By Nikki Pelezo

A New Place To Eat

A New Place To Eat  

By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads    

We have a new eat place that’s close by and very handy.  Word has been passed around that East Texas Medical Center in Pittsburg, Texas, has hired a wonderful chef.  The ETMC Cafeteria is packed on Sundays with the … Read More

Cookbooks

Cookbooks  

By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads    

Cookbook collectors are a strange bunch of people. For some unknown reason, when we are at a flea market or a garage sale, we can reach into a box full of torrid romance novels and come out with a cookbook. I don’t know … Read More

The Senior Expo

The Senior Expo

By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads

The Senior Expo was in Longview a few months ago and I thought the people in East Texas, who have never been, would like to know what goes on at these Senior Expos!… Read More

Miss Hughlene’s Chicken and Dressin’

Miss Hughlene’s Chicken and Dressin’

By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads

Miss Hughlene is my neighbor and she is 97 years old and still cooks for herself. In her lifetime she has probably prepared and taken thousands of casseroles to her church, the Union Ridge United Methodist in the Ewell … Read More

Red Spider Lilies

Red Spider Lilies 

By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads   

You wouldn’t notice the old home place, it’s in the middle of a pasture, down one of those old red dirt roads here in East Texas.  No foundations are left and the cattle have grazed the land clean.  They say Mary … Read More