It’s Beginning To Feel Like Katrina

In the summer of 2005 I was living in Spain as I watched the Katrina train wreck in slow motion, all the while thinking: they know what is going to…

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Catch Him If You Can

I graduated from Texas A&M and have always been an avid though reasonable fan of our sports teams – not part of the 98% but not a “2 percenter” either…

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Shahriar “Shah” Yekrangi 1974-1999

I lost my brother I close my eyes and I swear he’s here His infectious smile His warm embrace His disarming humor Young and old captured by his mischievous charm…

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Houston Legalizes Pot . . .

Potholes that is. Officials held a news conference today to announce a City-wide campaign called Potholing. While most residents have been aware of the growing number potholes for some time,…

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National Space Museum

The Honorable Barack Hussein Obama II President of the United States of America Dear Mr. President, I hope you and your family will have a wonderful Christmas and New Year’s. …

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the Rise and fall and Rise and fall of houston architecture

In January of 2012, METRO – Houston’s transit authority – and the Downtown Management District, held a competition for the design of Central Station-Main; a light rail station in the…

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Giving Thanks

My family emigrated to the Unites States during Thanksgiving week, 1978.  I have many things for which to be thankful: family, friends, freedom.  We didn’t have to walk across border…

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