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PERSON TO PERSON: 20 Questions with Tumbleweed Smith

by Jimmy Patterson

Reprinted from the January 16, 2006 edition of the Midland Reporter-Telegram.

MyWestTexas editor Jimmy Patterson played 20 questions with Texas radio host, historian and storyteller Tumbleweed Smith:

MyWestTexas: Favorite place in Texas (aside from home and Big Spring)?

Tumbleweed: Fort Davis MyWestTexas: Favorite place to vacation outside of Texas?

Tumbleweed: Amalfi Drive, Italy

MyWestTexas>: If you could live anywhere other than where you do, where would it be?

Tumbleweed: Fort Worth

MyWestTexas: Big Bend or Big Thicket?

Tumbleweed: Big Bend

MyWestTexas: Lajitas or Luckenbach?

Tumbleweed: Lajitas

MyWestTexas: Austin or Houston?

Tumbleweed: Neither

MyWestTexas: Favorite "weird" thing about Texas?

Tumbleweed: Texans are not afraid to tell you what they think

MyWestTexas: Waylon or Willie?

Tumbleweed: Willie (he spent some time at Baylor)

MyWestTexas: Larry McMurtry or Dan Jenkins?

Tumbleweed: Larry

MyWestTexas: Favorite book about Texas?

Tumbleweed: Texas Almanac

MyWestTexas: Best book I've ever read (about anything)?

Tumbleweed: You Can't Go Home Again (Thomas Wolfe)

MyWestTexas: Favorite thing about Big Spring?

Tumbleweed: Sense of freedom

MyWestTexas: Favorite stretch of road in Texas?

Tumbleweed: Hwy 207 from Silverton to Claude

MyWestTexas: Would you rather endure a South Texas summer or a Panhandle winter?

Tumbleweed: South Texas summer

MyWestTexas: Least favorite thing about your job?

Tumbleweed: Can't think of it

MyWestTexas: Favorite Movie filmed in Texas?

Tumbleweed: Midnight Cowboy

MyWestTexas: Favorite Movie of all time (regardless where it was filmed)?

Tumbleweed: To Kill A Mockingbird

MyWestTexas: If you hosted a fantasy dinner party and could invite anyone, who would be there (living or dead)?

Tumbleweed: Kinky Friedman, Ace Reid, Hondo Crouch, Slim Pickens, Thomas Wolfe, Paul Baker

MyWestTexas: What would eat at your last meal?

Tumbleweed: Tuna

MyWestTexas: What people say behind my back:

Tumbleweed: What's he up to now?

MyWestTexas: Tell us something about yourself no one knows:

Tumbleweed: I love peanut butter cups.

Check out Person to Person with Tumbleweed in Monday's Midland Reporter-Telegram.

Reprinted with permission Copyright 2006 Midland Reporter-Telegram