Category Archives: people are so great

A Business I Now Need to Support

The New York Times profiled the owner of Replacements, Ltd., the fantastic source for filling out your collection of china, silver, and other dinnerware. In the months leading up to North Carolina’s vote this month to ban gay marriage, most … Continue reading

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John Quinoñes, Keeping the Heights Safe

Just got back from checking out A Man for All Seasons at the library, since I cannot recollect thing one about reading it back in IVth form. I’m hoping it will inform the discussion I will be leading (more like … Continue reading

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A Great Tip – Hope You Will Use It

Ok, even though I try to keep it constructive, let’s face it. I almost always blog about stuff going wrong, and not about stuff going right. So, heading into the long weekend, here’s a tip about a remarkable nonprofit in … Continue reading

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Men Who Look Like Kenny Rogers: Law Enforcement Edition

I have tried to carry my camera with me from time to time, since I started blogging, just in case I run across something that I feel compelled to share. Driving down San Jacinto in downtown a week ago, I … Continue reading

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Live Music Will Never Die – OR – Transcendent Joy

Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience played last night at Discovery Green.  I do love the zydeco, but was caught off-guard by how perfect a night it was. For the 8th of October, Houston sure was warm last night.  By … Continue reading

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I’ll Tell You What

If you have to pick a part of Houston to have your car break down in, other than your very own neighborhood, go with the East End.  I pulled into a gas station, popped the hood, and instantly had experts … Continue reading

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