A serious domestic threat is being ignored. Actually, it is not being ignored. It is being encouraged by some local, state and national authorities.
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.”
One of my best July 4 memories come from years ago, when my cousin Junior and I would camp out on the banks of the Yegua Creek as it flowed through Lee County and catch fish.
Wednesday and Thursday nights were more scary than any Halloween in memory. Where did those aliens come from? Which of the planets or trillions of other heavenly bodies is their home?
I grew up in a rural setting out in the middle of nowhere. The closest house was about a half-mile down the road, and my aunt, her husband and their six kids lived there.
The backyards of all but one of my neighbors are enclosed with high privacy fences. The one exception is one of my next door neighbors. The only barrier between our yards is a flower bed.