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 (you’d get that if you know enough about the school). We’ve had our ups and downs, we’ve had our scandals, we’ve had our share of […]

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, today the practice became a City ordinance. “We want every Houstonian to experience the joy of at least one pothole every day.” “We’ve got two […]

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.  You have a lot on your plate and I don’t expect you to personally tend to my suggestion below.  I do hope you will direct […]

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 at night and spend months or years in one country hoping for a visa to a third – I know many who did. I look […]

Spirit Airlines

I flew on spirit airlines for the first time over labor day weekend. I think I figured out the premise for their name: the published fare only guarantees your SPIRIT a spot on the plane – for anything with mass, there is an additional fee: the seat, checked bags, carry-on bags, water, pillow, blanket (don’t […]