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You Speak for Houston

Back when the Houston It’s Worth It website launched in 2004, it solicited reasons why people consider the city to, in fact, be worth it. This was my submission, #129. An excerpt of my submission was published in the first … Continue reading

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Our Tiniest Tenants

I’m sitting here trying not to have what Far Side cartoonist so aptly called a cumulative attack of the willies. [The cartoon showed the janitor at the zoo in total meltdown mode when, after years of mopping up in the … Continue reading

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Houston is a Buddhist

I’ve got a project that gives me the opportunity, several times each week, to drive past the vacant lot where Astroworld once stood. I’m lucky I haven’t yet had a wreck on the feeder as I gape at the empty … Continue reading

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Traffic Tips for the City I Love

Since all of that yelling from inside my car wasn’t working . . . Share it with anyone you love, or anyone you suspect of not driving so well.

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Just Give Me a Sign

I love Houston. Art pops up everywhere. I’ve just acquired a Flip video camera, so you will now be subjected to How I See Houston as I learn how to use it. I was going to set this to music, … Continue reading

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Five Reasons Houston Is Worth It (And Austin Isn’t)

Everybody’s all het up about SXSW, to which I say (with apologies to Ronny Elliott), so what. I doubt I’m the only one who prefers Houston to Austin, and I have more than 5 reasons, but in honor of the … Continue reading

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