If I were Houston, I’d slap somebody’s face
A couple of weekends ago I stood in our city library await ing a spea ker for Rockdale’s annual Tejas Fest.
There was an exhibit of Texas literature on free-standing, museum style placards and I moved from author to author reading the quotes.
Until one caught my eye: Full Story
Thorndale city government forms, dissolves
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of columns on the city of Thorndale. I n W. B. Elliott’s 1960 letter written to Gary Satterwhite in Caldwell an interesting fact was discovered.
Elliott wrote:” Full Story
Lessons learned about mothers’ protectiveness
There is a saying: “Everything we ever needed to know, we learned in kindergarten.”
Of course, that’s not entirely true but at an early age we certainly gain the basis of lessons learned and how to apply them throughout a lifetime.
One such event in my early years served up several lessons for a younger brother and me. Full Story
Hunters potty in woods? Don’t tell the feds
Neighbor Grover sez ambition is a poor excuse for not having enough sense to be lazy. I n 2010, according to documents sent to me by friend Full Story
Eagle Ford oil play booming in South Texas
Last week I attended the inaugural conference of the Eagle Ford Consortium in San Antonio. This was a very interesting gathering of 600 or so people representing local to national governments, property owners, oil and gas industry, academia, citizens and more. Full Story
Washington trip, Part II
Well, my trip last week to the Consortium of School Networking ( COSN) Conference in Washington D.C. was very interesting.
I learned quite a bit while collaborating with leaders from our nation’s schools and professionals from COSN and Gartner, Inc. Full Story