An evening at Mack McCormick's house in Spring Branch always has the same structure, if vastly different forms. First things first: drinks. At 78, the widower is not getting around like he used to, so he asks his guest to fetch them. In his freezer there are Tupperware bottles filled with precisely measured cocktails of McCormick's own mixing — margaritas,... More >>>
Navasota "songster" Mance Lipscomb was one of the national treasures McCormick unearthed in his exhaustive, mid-20th century travels around Texas.