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On ‘tickle cheese,’ sippy cups, and fingerprints

Life is good. No, really. I’m not kidding. With all its challenges and frustrations, it is good. I’m not sure why I started with that...

Cuban immigrants contribute to Tampa history and vacation

As readers of this column know, I generally tell stories of the history that I learn from the places I visit while on vacation....

3rd special session begins

A second special session of the Texas Legislature ended July 30 without the House and Senate accomplishing the governor-ordered task of passing legislation to...

On not Kidding around with the time you have

For some reason, the sudden death of radio personality Kidd Kraddick hit me with some force. At 57, I’m hardly in the demographic for Kidd...

The buzz in Azle

Can you feel it in the air? No, not the freakishly cool July weather that even the oldest of old-timers can recall ever occurring around...

Things lost in translation

Yesterday afternoon Mrs. Sweetie and I drove to DFW Airport to retrieve favorite daughter and son-in-law from their three weeks in India. Since then...

James J. Hill: one of America’s greatest entrepreneurs

I don't like to repeat columns, and I do not unless I find additional information on a person or topic. In the mid-1990s I...

Transportation legislation pushes lawmakers to brink

As the end of a second, 30-day special session inched closer last week, the Texas House and Senate fell short of reaching a compromise...

Pickups most stolen in Texas

Pickup trucks are the most stolen vehicles in Texas, according to the latest statistics culled from the Texas Department of Public Safety. The top three...

Yo, VIP! All eyez on a modern day wedding

So, all 10 of us made it to the wedding thanks to the bossy GPS lady who said the chapel was in this neighborhood...
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