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Vacation

This is a multiple-first for me; posting from the road, posting using WordPress’ Android app, which means I’m typing and editing in the same amount of space where I typically just IM or Tweet, and posting on my next project before it even hit a sketch pad. 239 more words

Art

Texas couple donates $1 million for college bar

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Wealthy alumni usually finance new football stadiums or libraries at their old colleges. Tom and Leti Contreras are donating nearly $1 million to build a bar. 98 more words

News

Fertilizer makers put blame for West blast on city

WACO, Texas (AP) — Two fertilizer companies sued following a deadly Texas explosion are claiming the small town deserves blame for failing to properly train volunteer firefighters and first responders, who made up most of the 15 people killed by the blast. 417 more words

News

Difference Maker

 Lately.. this song has not left my head…

Yeah, isn’t it amazing how a man can find himself alone
Call into the darkness for an answer that’s he’s never known… 348 more words

Post, Founded By a Cereal Magnate

C. W. Post was an inventor. His imagination ran the gamut—designing better farm implements, improving digestion with breakfast foods, creating a model town, and making rain by… 1,038 more words

History

Kinky Friedman: "Israel is Texas in the Middle East"

Hi readers.  I’ve been enjoying Kinky Friedman’s songs since the early 1970s.  Back when his band was, Kinky Friedman and the Texas Jewboys.  I don’t agree with him in a lot of ways, but his views are, at least, worth hearing and considering. 143 more words

Politics