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Re-Greening the Shrub

Legion of Doom-kopfs

Save Our History

100 Years of Painting

2nd Thought

2nd Thought

Ebola’s Grim Math

Here are two good things about the Ebola virus. It is unlikely to mutate into a version that can spread through the air, as...

Critical Thinking

I’m beginning to think that we Americans have lost our critical thinking skills. Or maybe our hearts are just too broken to revive them....

Lost in Hospitallandia

After multiple back surgeries and as her arthritis and chronic pain worsened, my wife was able to do less and less, but we still...

Budget Wars

The battles over budget priorities that the Texas Legislature goes through every two years are already well under way, on many fronts. Some, including Republican...
Trinity River Tubers

Safety First

I finally found the opportunity to visit the Amon Carter Museum of American Art and enjoy Terry Evans’ photographic exhibit, Meet Me at the...

Cracks in the Frack Wall

If it’s a blessing to live in interesting times, those of us affected by the fracking debate — that is, all Texans — are...

Armstrong’s Dip

BIG BEND RANCH STATE PARK – When Bob Armstrong first experienced the rugged majesty of this huge West Texas ranch in 1970, he told...

Terrorism Equation

“We will not be cowed by these sick terrorists,” said British Prime Minister David Cameron after ISIS produced a grisly video of the mass...

The Meaning of Paris

After French policeman Ahmed Merabet was killed outside the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris last week, his brother Malek said, “My brother was Muslim,...

It’s Not the Guns

I have given this subject far more thought than I normally do on politically charged issues, and I have come up with my own...