“Is he mellowing out?” I asked her.
“Either that,” she said with delight, “or he’s up to something.”
Run, do King, run.
Manny Gammage made this hat in 1973 when Texas Hatters was on South Lamar. It was a copy of one of Jerry Jeff’s hats. It was almost stolen in bar room fight at J. Alfred’s in Dallas. It was lost for three years. I walked into Texas Hatters in 2016 to see if David Torres could straighten out a hat that I bought in Santa Fe. I was looking around the shop when my eyes stopped. This hat was sitting on one of the shelves behind the counter. David looked up with a big smile. “I knew you’d be back.”