When I look at baseball playoffs right now, it seems to be full of dreams and nightmares.
I was picking up one of the kids from local dentist James Chovanec’s office the other day (it was a checkup — no cavities, thank goodness) and he asked me what I was going to write about in this week’s column.
Historically there is rarely a gap between national and international life threatening calamities. Some of them are real, some are imagined. Some are natural, some are man made.
Getting a chance to speak this week to Vanessa Smith and Nancy Maass of the Washington County Genealogical Society about their yeoman’s work on researching local history has had some unexpected dividends.
In an era of limitless technology and information, life can feel at once empowering and overwhelming — especially when we feel pressured to be swamped. But just how busy are we, really?
After a summer of video games and eating everything in sight, it’s time get your backpacks on and to pose for pictures, that will be blasted all over social media.
Sports programs around Texas for high school and college began practices last week, and our sports editor Joe Alberico and I are doing our best to go see all of the area teams before the regular season starts.
“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? — it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.”