What I am struck to write about as I sit here in Iraq surrounded by service men and women in uniform is their resiliency, strength, and dedication. more

Oct 27, 2016 6:08 PM Opinion

I was working at the now defunct Linens-N-Things in Austin when it happened. At first, no one was sure what to make of the plane crashing into the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York. more

Aug 30, 2016 4:03 PM Opinion

July was designated as “National Ice Cream Month” by President Ronald Reagan in 1984, with the third Sunday of the month appointed “National Ice Cream Day” — July 17 this year, FYI. more

Jun 28, 2016 6:14 PM Opinion

Father’s Day is coming up. You know, it’s that day that’s kinda like Mother’s Day, but not quite as cool. As with many things, the official recognition that dads matter came a little slower than the same recognition for moms. more

Jun 2, 2016 3:46 PM Opinion

As a child, I remember how hard my mom, Deborah, always worked. As a young adult, I am able to look back and see how truly fortunate I am. I can’t express enough gratitude for being blessed with such a supermom. more

May 6, 2016 6:28 PM Opinion

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