Last Sunday, another show at Unity Theatre closed.
“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.”
Some years ago, Germania Insurance company distributed prints of a painting entitled “The Handshake.” An insurance salesman is depicted outside of his one-seat coupe in a field shaking hands with a farmer behind his mule-drawn plow.
This column originally ran June 13, 2013. I thought it was appropriate to run again in recognition of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, which is April 8-14.
Today there are over 15,000 abused and neglected children in the direct care of the state. With rising caseloads, the CPS system is struggling. Simply put, there are more foster kids in need than there are Texans willing to open their doors.
My apologies. These words of wisdom were destined for last week. I had written the first few paragraphs to give you a heads-up not to miss the show of a lifetime. A sprained wrist, however, interrupted my typing and I had to let a deadline pass.
During Wednesday night's community forum on hiring a new athletic director/head football coach at Brenham High School, Superintendent Walter Jackson said something that really caught my attention.
So, just to be clear here, the Brenham school board has for been lambasted by an ultra-conservative organization because the district is encouraging people to vote?
As the elected sheriff of Washington County, I want to thank our citizens who have continued to support our men and women in uniform for the past five years.
Most people know me for at least one of three things around Brenham: 1. I take photos for The Banner-Press, 2. I make fused glass, and/or 3. I can juggle, mostly from performing in the “Under the Big Top” Maifest in 2013, a vaudeville show at the Barnhill Center at the Historic Simon Theater…
The Industrial Revolution is blamed for, or credited with, the urbanization of much of the Earth. The wheel replaced the horse, but those old agrarian ways will always be remembered, as the strength of everything powering those modern wheels is measured in “horsepower.”
The subject of last week's column was the fuzzy math of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schemer and Nancy Pelosi occupying the equivalent seat in the House of Representatives.
Unfair or not fair is now the mantra of the Democrat party. Those are the words most frequently tumbling out 0f the mouths of that party’s primary spokespersons. Senate Minority Leaders Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi.
They started groundwork this week on a huge new housing subdivision on the Highway 36 Loop at Dixie Road. And I noticed that the first thing that was done was to push down most of the trees and all of the brush.
In 1974 you, the federal taxpayers, paid for my matriculation in the 52nd session of the Management Program for Executives of the Graduate School of Business, the University of Pittsburgh. Among my classmates were executives of Westinghouse Electric, Otis Elevator, Gulf Oil, Boeing Aerosyste…