The yards had been mostly vacant on the street around the corner from our house, save for the tricycles, small bikes and other toddler transportation.
When you’re stuck in your house for weeks on end, there’s an undeniable temptation to eat more. It creeps up on you at first, but soon the cravings hit you like a high school girlfriend who caught you looking at a cheerleader.
How is it that we’ve managed to cram virtually every necessity we need into one single cell phone but I still have seven TV remotes on the table next to my chair?
When I still lived at home with my parents I went to see my grandparents often. After I moved away from my hometown I made it a point to call my grandparents at least weekly.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac said it was time for me to plant my potatoes and corn. But the weather forecast called for a gully washer. That’s a fancy weather term for a lot of rain.
I was never any good at football. I played because my dad had been a football star in high school. All-District and All-State, he was even offered a college scholarship.
I never expected to do most of the things I’ve done in my life. Radio announcer, public relations, health care, law enforcement, and working for charities.
The fact state Rep. Dennis Bonnen is far from the only state lawmaker with disdain for local control and the weakness in U.S. Sen. John Cornyn's latest measure to reduce carnage from gun violence were among the issues being discussed this week by Texas editors.
During my 20-plus years of working in the radio business, I met and interviewed many celebrities. Virtually all of them were promoting something (a new movie, record, book, or something else they were trying to sell), which is why they were spending time with me.
There is a bond between a grandfather and his grandchildren that is like no other. He would trade all that he has for that one, single feeling his grandchildren bring to him each time that they talk, smile, walk into a room or proudly tell him they’ve caught more fish than he has.