But Indy, their faces would melt anyway
Occasionally you get blindsided by an insight that you should have noticed before.
A part-time movie reviewer points out that some of the classic films of all time are so contrived that you could eliminate the main character and the plot would have proceeded unchanged.
Really? Well, the example he gave is pretty hard to refute. Full Story
UH ‘saved’ lots of us working folks
Hundreds, probably thousands, of people have been able to gain a college degree by taking advantage of the Houston job market and attending the University of Houston in pursuit of that diploma.
Two of those sheepskins have a permanent place of honor in my household— Life Mate’s and mine. Full Story
‘King Cotton’ ruled Milam in early 1900s
MILAM COUNTY HISTORY
The construction of railroads gave added emphasis to the development of agriculture in early Milam County and cotton quickly became the chief cash crop.
Cotton was marketed along the Houston and Texas Central Railroad when that line was extended to pass within a few miles east of Milam County. Full Story
TRIAD columnist gets a suspicious ‘it’s free’ call
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
If you get a call offering a free alarm system you should be alarmed.
Someone begins speaking rapidly about a special program for senior citizens, paid for by an anonymous donor.
It’s supposedly monitored 24/7 in case of an emergency. Full Story
Look for county budget cuts to be permanent
As I suspected, the going is getting a little difficult as the proposed 2016 budget is being discussed.
The fairness of the cuts and reductions that have been proposed, which county services are more important than others, whose department provides more services than the other and deserves to have more dollars and/or personnel. Full Story
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