100 Years of Painting

Critical Thinking

Lost in Hospitallandia

Budget Wars

Blotch Jumbo

2nd Thought

2nd Thought

Five Measly Pieces

When I go out to eat, I'm not a difficult customer. Having worked in so many restaurants - in front dealing with demanding customers...

My Dancing Dayz ’Bout Over

A Christmas party a few days ago gave me a look at the state of the black community. We had reason to dance, but...

Humankind at the Light Switch

The ocean is a prairie with its life underground and a perfect disguise above. About 18,000 short years ago, before the glaciers and continental...

A Broad Heart

On a warm Sunday in December, in a closed-door special business meeting, the congregants and elected deacons of Broadway Baptist Church staved off potential...

Let There Be Light — and Heat

When former Fort Worth City Council member Clyde Picht was running against incumbent Jungus Jordan, the voters in District 6 got a mailing from...

Building for the Rich

No one can accuse the Dallas Cowboys' Jerry Jones of being a bad businessman. On the contrary, he is quite a genius. Some years...

Counting Craddick’s Woes

While Gov. Rick Perry was off stumping in Iowa on behalf of Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani, district-by-district political skirmishes were going on at...

Son of Garp

On Oct. 4, 1992, an 18-year-old dental assistant named Marion Ploch was driving to work near the German city of Erlangen. She lost control...

Rendering Unto Jerry

Recently, a crowd of hardhat-clad dignitaries gathered in Arlington to watch the largest, heaviest girder being placed in the roof of the latest, greatest...

Protesting Too Much

Fort Worth Star Telegram business writer Mitchell Schnurman called it "petty politics" and suggested maybe someone forgot to kiss a certain person's ring. He was...