Warmer temperatures over the weekend and continuing this week melted most of the snow from the state’s roadways and roofs. But Texans are still dealing with broken pipes and businesses, damaged municipal water systems, and continued power outages in scattered areas, mainly in East and Central Texas.
Dallas Cowboy great Drew Pearson’s candle of hope was down to final flickers.
I am not exactly a connoisseur of contemporary culture.
Some time ago the State of Texas attempted to encourage tourism by creating certain auto trails.
woke up this morning to a message no one ever wants to receive. I
The quote, “to give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the Gift” by USA distance runner Steve Prefontaine is one of my favorites. While other runners he faced were taller and more physically gifted, “Pre” did not let that hold him back as he ran and set records for the University of Oregon and then Team USA in the early 1970’s (despite having one leg shorter than the other).
Texans from Lubbock to Longview shivered under single-digit temperatures as their week began, with snow and ice creating dangerous road conditions throughout the state.
The clever and ever-so-simple message Julie Andrews conveyed in The Sound of Music – a classic if there ever was one – provided encouragement that thrilled a nation.
I’ve always loved librarians. I remember my first school librarian. Her name was Mrs. Scheau, and she rode a bicycle to school, back when this was still a novelty.
Maybe it is because I have what seems to be an unending plethora of doctors.