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In many of my writings, I’ve discussed my “three teenage daughters.” It was a neat, concise way of referring to the people who made me what I am today—deeply in debt. more
I just heard about a local business losing a major customer over a trivial misunderstanding. more
Who needs forensics and gunfire? more
There are no small number of accusations lately that—shocking as it may be—some of our politicians are lying to us. more
All my father ever wanted as a young man was to marry my mother and start a family—plans that were interrupted when he was drafted into the Army during the Korean conflict. more
On a recent family vacation to New York City over the holidays, I brought home exactly one souvenir (I ate the others). While we were freezing our philtrums at the Bryant Park Winter Village Holiday Market in Midtown Manhattan, I was teen-pressured by my three daughters into purchasing a “manly beaded bracelet.” (I’m pretty sure that’s an oxymoron.) more
Middle-class philanthropy may be dying. more
It’s one of the best days of the year and we owe our gratitude to the remarkable man who made it possible. more
Local businesses are the backbone of communities. Along with helping their regional communities thrive, local businesses help citizens find solutions to their problems, enhance the character of their city by openly sharing their values and help support the economy by providing jobs to residents. more
I’ve never been a huge fan of hot chocolate. For some reason, I don’t enjoy cauterizing the inside of my mouth after being duped by the deceptively-tepid whipped cream or marshmallow topping. more
Groundhog Day cannot come soon enough. more
To the Editor: Given that students were in danger from tornadoes on Jan. 24 and tornadoes are a normal occurrence during severe thunderstorms, it seems that required attendance on Jan. 24 was … more
For all the challenges facing Texans, our state government serves the people pretty darned well, especially when compared to the frequent dysfunction in Washington. more
According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, the demand for older models in the fashion and cosmetics industries is exploding. more
I love my gas stove—almost as much as I love my Weber gas grill. more
“Time Enough at Last.” more
In the 1980s, I repeatedly watched a recorded copy of the film “Escape from New York” on my family’s Panasonic VCR—complete with tuning knobs the size of hubcaps. more
Barbara Walters might never have become a powerful force in broadcast journalism had she lacked the chutzpah to extract a promise from her bosses at NBC News in 1973. more
Earmarks are back and they’re costing American taxpayers a bundle. more
It was late December of 2020. COVID cabin fever was hitting me hard. more
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