Tag Archives: sprawl

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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Addled Ads or Texas Sprawl Gone Wild?

Since this summer, I’ve studied the banner ads on the Houston Press website rather closely.  I had skin in the game, as a couple of organizations I’m involved with were paying for banner ads. Even though none of those ads … Continue reading

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Grammar Police: Plural of Starbucks

Pity the headline copy writers, those big fish in tiny barrels.  Just doing a final check of the good ol’ Houston Chronicle online before trundling off to power-read 300 pages of what I hope to be a most compelling read, … Continue reading

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