The status quo of a couple of the political locals is changing as is to be expected in the game of life, where you get to create what you do. It was just the other day that the work agendas of the politicos appeared to be copacetic – in other words, ducky fine. In mid-July, there was a political insights program at Safari Texas with four elected state legislative officials … [Read more...] about Let’s take stock of area’s state representatives
I don’t remember exactly when I realized that something was happening with my grandfather – or if I ever really knew what was happening before he passed away in 2006. Looking back, I wish I had cherished those times I had with him. Perhaps had I known what the future was to bring, I could have made a greater attempt to retain memories of the times my grandfather and I spent … [Read more...] about Memories last forever, until they don’t
Here’s hoping that the insulting political divisiveness witnessed at the national level does not make it to Fort Bend County, where there has been a political shift within the last year. Local elections in this area have been non-partisan in the past, but that is no longer the case. Political affiliation is now front and center. The county and its municipalities, for the … [Read more...] about Has area’s political facelift been change for better or worse?
As a general rule, sports fans aren’t good with change – at least not at first. We stomp our feet and throw tantrums about “the good old days” when things weren’t constantly in flux. Then after a few weeks, we forget the reason for our anger and realize change isn’t all bad. To that end, some things – like the strike zone in baseball – should never be in flux. Which is exactly … [Read more...] about In fluctuating world, baseball strike zones should buck the trend
There never seems to be a “right” time to be called for jury duty. It almost always interferes with our daily lives, which typically include the bread-winning jobs that help us make ends meet. When I got that dreaded letter in the mail this past weekend, saying I’ve been called to do my civic duty Aug. 5, my heart initially sank. I was able to avoid the call when I received it … [Read more...] about ‘Just good enough’ should never be enough for us