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A taste of things to come

Here’s a quick video we put together with footage from our up-coming series about the behaviors of eastern hog-nosed snakes and copperheads. Ray and I think you’ll get kick out of it! 116 more words


The Beginning of Spring

Daffodils and jonquils have passed the relay baton to fruit trees and ground cover.  Pear, plum, and peach trees are blossoming, along with the red buds. 48 more words


Packing for Spring Break Camp

As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.” Proverbs 27:17

Every year as I am packing for camp I wish I had kept the list I made last time in a better spot.

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Words from others... on this Journey

“Bill Gates said, ‘People often overestimate what will happen in the next two years and underestimate what will happen in ten.’ Don’t underestimate obedience over a long time. 88 more words


Patent trolls of the Piney Woods

In my latest Texas Monthly column, I discuss how the tiny East Texas town of Marshall became a haven for patent trolls. One of the few things that Barack Obama and Antonin Scalia may agree on is that Marshall may be the worst thing that ever happened to intellectual property law. 280 more words

Texas Monthly Column

Good News Fridays: Save Piney Woods Chapel

Piney Woods Chapel has been in the Fort McClellan community since around 1942, and it was scheduled to be demolished next week, but it has been put on hold.   266 more words

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The Final Four: African American Boarding Schools On The Verge Of Extinction

By William A. Foster, IV

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. 1,100 more words