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2014 Stories by Jennifer Davis-lamm

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  • Books, The Printed Kind

    published December 11, 2014

    We love our e-readers because they are convenient and because we’re never stuck without reading material while delayed in a waiting room,... More >>

  • A Play With a Body Count

    published December 25, 2014

    A Play With A Body Count Harry Hunsacker is one of those people who leaves a body trail in his wake. Like dear old Jessica Fletcher of Murder, She... More >>

  • We Like Our Ice Warmed Up

    published November 27, 2014

    Last year’s Sparkle event at the Hilton Anatole was a beautiful affair, all ice skating rinks, Christmas lights and time-consuming... More >>

  • Sleek Style

    published September 11, 2014

    Maybe Great Britain doesn’t strike you as a bastion of modern design—after all, it’s a nation associated with a certain... More >>

  • More Than 12 Days 'Til Christmas

    published November 13, 2014

    It’s time to start figuring out how you’re going to make time for all those memories this holiday season. Decide when you’re... More >>

  • If I Were Green I Would Die

    published December 25, 2014

    It’s time to inject a bit of blue into the bright lights and sparkling colors that characterize the merrymaking this holiday season. Red and... More >>

  • The Speedway Fills a Need

    published November 27, 2014

    Let’s say you’ve got a massive, 1.5 mile oval just sitting out north of Fort Worth … sad and lonely. During the warmer months,... More >>

  • Coat Check, Please

    published December 25, 2014

    You’ve spent some New Year’s Eves in less-than-ideal situations. There's the year you talked to the cops in your front yard while... More >>

  • Jazzy New Year

    published December 25, 2014

    We’re all casting an eye to the future for 2a15, hoping for bigger, better things. But there’s still value in looking to the... More >>

  • Guy Meets Girl

    published December 11, 2014

    Among all the brassy Broadway numbers, loud and glitzy productions, and over-the-top musicals, there’s this little gem of a sleeper that... More >>

  • All That Christmas Jazz

    published December 18, 2014

    You know what you’re missing? The smooooooth sounds of jazz. For the last month, you’ve been surrounded by jarring renditions of... More >>

  • Holiday Lights With More Sparkle, Less Cheesiness

    published December 18, 2014

    Holiday stories have been done many different ways. There are comforting storybooks, quaint cartoons, heartwarming movies, frothy ballets and even... More >>

  • Matt Lyle's House Party

    published December 18, 2014

    There’s nothing quite like the holidays to make you feel like a kid again, even if you’re a bona fide grownup with a career and a 401k... More >>

  • Matt Lyle's House Party

    published December 18, 2014

    There’s nothing quite like the holidays to make you feel like a kid again, even if you’re a bona fide grownup with a career and a 401k... More >>

  • Grinchy Grinch

    published December 18, 2014

    It’s kind of a foul one, that Jim Carrey Grinch movie. At least, you think it is. Your kids don’t care about your reasons for hating... More >>

  • A Sack Full of Joys

    published December 11, 2014

    The Island of Misfit Toys, per the beloved Rankin/Bass cartoon “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer”, hits way close to home for anyone who... More >>

  • Ho, Ho, Ho, It's the Civil War

    published November 20, 2014

    We’ve come to expect that our holiday entertainment be either sickly sweet or garishly bright in depictions of the Christmas season.... More >>

  • And Mrs. Claus Will Have a Room of Her Own

    published December 4, 2014

    If there is one celebrity marriage we’re all betting on, it’s the storied union of Santa and Mrs. Claus. Those crazy kids have made it... More >>

  • Deep Ellum Wine Walk

    published December 11, 2014

    Let’s face it: all those Pinterest projects you thought you were going to turn into twee little Christmas gifts are not going to happen at... More >>

  • American Dream in Reverse

    published November 6, 2014

    The Fairy Tale Lives of Russian Girls has a lot going on. It’s a tale of the American dream in reverse; a family that has emigrated to the... More >>

  • What Exactly Is Strange About Cat Serenades?

    published November 20, 2014

    Random acts of absurdity are what keep life interesting. You don’t remember each and every run around White Rock Lake, but you do remember... More >>

  • Deck the Halls With Yules of Blue

    published December 4, 2014

    You’ve seen those Christmas trees on advertisements, on Pinterest and maybe on the Facebook page of that friend you have who fancies herself... More >>

  • Happy, Crappy Elves

    published December 4, 2014

    In the dark underbelly of the North Pole lives a legion of elves deeply, deeply dissatisfied with their lot in life. They’ve let themselves... More >>

  • Tap Dance Lives Forever

    published December 4, 2014

    The guy that wrote that “Tap Your Troubles Away” song was on to something. Despite the racket that it conjures up, it’s the very... More >>

  • A Christmas Panel Discussion? How Festive.

    published December 4, 2014

    'Tis the season when the pundits come out of the woodwork to proclaim that Christmas is dead, killed off by a bunch of non-believers who have... More >>

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