This is a quick and dirty version, but I will update it soon.

There are really in no particular order. In all the categories one might be my favorite in one mood and the next my favorite in another.


Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry

Leaving Cheyene by Larry McMurtry

Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

Poems 1957-1967 by James Dickey

Shane by Jack Schaffer

Pale Grey For Guilt by John D. MacDonald

Henderson the Rain King by Saul Bellows

The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer

The Stand by Stephen King

My Old Man and Other Stories by Larry L. King

Confederacy of Dunces

The Source by James Mitchner


Larry McMurtry

John D MacDonald

Tom Clancy

John Samford

Greg Iles

John Grisham

James Patterson



Lonesome Dove

Second Hand Lions

Sleepless in Seattle

Mr. Roberts

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

50 First Dates

Field of Dreams


Star Wars

The Godfather

Damn Yankees



I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner

Good Times by Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians

Over You by Betty Buckley

Trying to Get to Heaven by Bob Dylan

Jennifer Johnson by Robert Earl Keen

The Promise by Traci Chapman

Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Eva Cassidy

Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Crying by Peter & Gordon

Tecumseh Valley by Nanci Griffith

All My Life’s a Circle by Harry Chapin

What About the Love We Made by Shelby Lynn

Can’t Put Out this Fire by Brooks & Dunn

God Will by Lyle Lovett

Getting Over You by Janis Ian

Anything For You by Gloria Estafan

The Song Remembers When by Trisha Yearwood

Looking For A Soft Place to Fall by Gillian Welch

Loving Arms by Ritchie Havens

Things We Said Today by the Beatles

Angel Flying Too Close to The Ground by Willie Nelson

Television Shows


NYPD Blues



Blue Bloods

Big Bang Theory

Saturday Night Live (The first 5 years)

Tonight Show (With Johnny Carson)

The Bob Newhart Show (Original)

Hill Street Blues

The Practice

Boston Legal

Two And a Half Men


Red but some shades of blue keep pulling me

Place to Live (Other than Texas)

Tucson, Arizona



Corn Bread Dressing

Rare Ribeye Steaks

Jalapenos in anything




Sam Kinison

Ron White

Jeff Foxworthy

Bill Engvall

Places I Want to Visit

New Zealand

Jackson Hole, WY




Yellowstone National Park

The Pacific Northwest

The Amazon