100 Years of Painting

Critical Thinking

Lost in Hospitallandia

Budget Wars

Blotch Jumbo

2nd Thought

2nd Thought

Save the Magic

It's getting darker earlier now. There's a chill in the air and the nights have an eerie foreboding to them. It's just a matter...

Don’t Waste the Boom

Think whatever you will about the Barnett Shale natural gas boom - whether you're getting eye-popping mailbox money or watching your neighborhood peace being...

All the Fluff That Fits

Perhaps you heard a few weeks ago that more than 100 journalists accepted buyout offers from The Dallas Morning News. Maybe you said, gee,...

The Grass Is Always Taller …

To some people, the front yard at Eastside activist Don Young's house looks like an overgrown bunch of weeds badly in need of a...

Governor Take All

The fractured nature of the race for Texas governor has some candidates for other offices a bit nervous and off-balance. Unless they are in...

Bad for Your Health

When I talked to Fort Worth City Council member Kathleen Hicks a few weeks ago, she was ticking off a list of problems in...

Bad Boys of Summer

It's September and the Texas Rangers are once again circling the drain, so it must be time for my annual column on why this...

The Manipulated Mob

Goethe used to say that whenever he heard the word "democracy," he reached for his revolver. When I was a younger idealist, I couldn't...

Crispy City

When I moved into the Monticello neighborhood about five years ago, I asked one of my neighbors why there were no Fort Worth public...

A Matter of Life

Two years ago, in August, 2004, the board of the John Peter Smith Hospital system took a step that set it apart from public...