What's Texas like?
Dividing the Estate takes place in the fictional town of Harrison, Texas. So what's Texas like? We've collected a few photos from our Education/Dramaturgy Fellow, Hannah Daniel—she's a native of Texas and is full of knowledge on the subject. Check out her photos!
popular fast food joint. The name originates with the idea that you'd order
your burger just the way you like it (a novelty in the early days of fast
food), take a bite, and, in a fit of delicious enjoyment, exclaim, "What a
burger!" When you walk in and order, you are given a number, like the one
my dad is holding in the picture, and when your order's ready, one of the
workers brings out your meal on a tray with condiments and napkins.
be even flatter, as it is closer to sea level. When I first arrived in
Pennsylvania, I was daunted by all the hills and trees everywhere obscuring
the horizon. Nothing made me aware that I was home as much as seeing open
sky, no matter how cloudy.
cream. They also serve full meals and my brother and I loved their crinkled
French fries. Most Braum's also have a small market with their brand of ice
cream as well as other dairy products and some foods for sale. When I went
with my Mom around Christmas, a couple behind us asked for "jimmies" on a
sundae and I explained to my Mom what they meant. The couple had to clarify
with "sprinkles." It was quite a fun way for my worlds of Texas and
Pennsylvania to collide!
asked if I rode a horse to school. But we also take pride in our cowboy
roots. Christmas decorations especially take on the unique Texas flavor, as
seen in both this picture of a t-shirt's embroidery and the yard lights