Oh, goodness gracious, Aunt Hattie. Tonight was such a challenge for event planners. With a cold front slamming against a ho-hum warmish condition in North Texas, what were activities like the Dallas Arboretum’s Spring Dinner to do? Have it outdoors among the Dallas Blooms glories, or hunker on down in the Rosine Hall? Thank heaven, the wise brains prevailed and the dinner was moved indoors.
Another group not taking a chance against Mama Nature was the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center’s kick-off party for Appetite for Advocacy at Caren and Pete Kline’s sweetest home-sweet-home. They had the 60 or so guests chatting and munching inside the Klines’ Preston Hollow residence with a sweetheart of a !ercedes parked out front. It’s the raffle goody going for $100 per.
Well, gee whiz and double darn it. Both the Arboretum’s and the Klines’ great gardens were just divine for wandering, but they’ll still be there when the sun shines.
While the local weather guessers doffed their jackets and jiggled and wiggled their predictions, the evil parts of the weather-scape held off until after all the activities had closed down for the night.
As one weather expert once said, North Texas is the Super Bowl/Olympics for meteorologists with the winds off the Rockies and the gusts from the Gulf. It always provides a great conversation topic year round.
Alas, it was also part of KTVT’s Larry Mowry finale, who is heading to Chicago, according to Uncle Barky. Too bad. Since he first arrived on the scene, Larry has been a stand-out in predicting weather without all the drama.