Sole Survivor

Falling on Deaf Ears

Fowl Persuasion

The 2016 Turkey Awards

Blotch Jumbo

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Shalefield Stories

When the land men came bearing gas-well leases, nearly all of Fort Worth fell under their spell. The drilling would be a boon to...

Homeless Movie Night

Kevin McFarland has been living on the streets for three years. He’s tried shelters but doesn’t like them. When he’s not working as a...

Kudos to Us

Our suburb to the east –– apologies to former Mayor Richard “We’re Nobody’s Damned Suburb” Greene –– enjoys a reputation as a friendly tourist...

Ducks of Death

The other day at Bedford Boys Ranch Lake, a jogger was momentarily distracted by a dead duck floating on the surface nearby. “That’s pond life,”...

Surviving Cancer, Surviving Romance

I never thought this would happen to me. I was crushing on Kaitlyn, a beautiful blonde sitting on the other side of my English class...

Buggy About BioBlitz

Some people view nature in the same way Chevy Chase looks at the Grand Canyon in Vacation –– a quick glance, a nod, and...

JFK’s Last Night

In a dark hotel room, the first lady is awakened by a nightmare. A dimly lit bathroom can be seen through an open door...

A Large Bill

Getting by on a fixed income means Jim Strachan doesn’t have much wiggle room when hit with an unexpected bill –– particularly a bill...

Guardianship Gulag

Few newspapers have published more stories on probate courts and guardianship cases gone wrong than yours truly. Tarrant County’s probate courts, led by Judges...

Elect to Vote

Elections are like anniversaries in a bad marriage. You do your best to forget them. On May 7, Fort Worth voters get a chance...