I have been in such despair for the past year over the state of our nation. People are at each others throats constantly. People call each other names and it has started to seem like Conservative/Republican vs. Liberal/Democrat has become a battle to the death where only the strong survive. I guess that’s why I… Continue reading United We Stand: We End Mass Shootings Only When We Work Together
I am grieving for the victims of the Las Vegas shooting along with the rest of the nation. Truth be known, I live in daily fear of mass shootings. Every morning when I send my kids off to school I wonder if its the last time I’ll see them. I was thinking about it on… Continue reading Las Vegas Shooting: Will We Ever Change?
Texas barbecue has gotten a lot of press in recent years. Most people have heard of the famous lines at Franklin BBQ, it even made it into the movie Chef and was visited by President Obama. I myself have visited Snow’s in Lexington, and Kreuz Market and Black’s in Lockhart as well as Saltlick in Driftwood.… Continue reading Texas BBQ Up-And-Comers
It’s hard to believe but it has been almost two years since my editor at Wide Open Country was contacted by Mayde “Mimi” Gomez from SA Live in San Antonio to do a piece based on my humorous article “Learn to Speak Texan” about Texas colloquialisms. I drove out to San Antonio and we walked around… Continue reading That One Time I Was on the News