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Bars and Cigars are Stars for Weekend in Vegas

Las Vegas is one of my favorite places to be.  Before COVID, we made several fun trips there and for us Vegas always incudes mojitos and cigars.  As an English teacher, I am well aware of the affinity Ernest Hemmingway had for the mojito.  He was a minimalist writer, and the mojito is a minimalist drink.  It usually has just four More...

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By Dixie Haag On Sunday, February 28th, 2021

Dixie Is Mixin’ It Up with Dixie Vodka

Today’s Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway gets me ready to mix it up.  The name “Dixie” get me excited because of my name, but so does the idea of vodka based drinks.  As we More...

By Dixie Haag On Saturday, February 20th, 2021

On the Road to Beachier Times

Here in Texas we just survived the #Snowpocalypse2021, and we are ready for some warmer weather! Watching the O’Reilly Auto Parts 253 at Daytona should do the trick to get us on the road to beachier times.  More...

By Dixie Haag On Sunday, February 14th, 2021

Letting the Good Times Roll for the Daytona 500

Today’s Daytona 500 season opening NASCAR race falls on a cross-section of celebrations.  Not only does the racing season start (and that’s always a big deal), but this is the last weekend before More...

By Dixie Haag On Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Chef Lincoln’s 17th item in the Texas Motor Speedway Hawg Heaven line is the half-pound ‘Brisket Dawg’

Courtesy of TMS Media Relations FORT WORTH, Texas – When Levy Motorsports kicked off its Hawg Heaven line of bacon-based concession items at Texas Motor Speedway in 2013, they likely never realized it would still More...