27 Nov '04 -13:32
The Attack of the Shell Shops

They're the coastal version of the Big Box stores and they're taking over the beach. (more)

Border jumping into the USA

Two anecdotal reports on migration in the Borderlands. (more)

Rio Grande Valley Produce

The Ruby Reds, Star Rubys, and other citrus are rolling in, but prices are rising. (more)

South Padre Thanksgiving

A recent visit inspires a reassessment of my favorite Texas coast destination. (more)

21 Nov '04 -19:41
Kayaking on Barton Creek

Flooding around Austin mean it's time to hit the whitewater on Barton Creek, as the News8Austin cable news channel observed.
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then click on play, and see if it plays for you (more)

17 Nov '04 -12:39
Clinton's Library

The Wm. Jefferson Clinton Presidential Library is being dedicated this week. They're really drinking hard up in Arkieland. Even Jerry Jones is coming back for this one. Mary Steenbergen and Ted Danson are among the local celebs hosting. (more)

16 Nov '04 -09:24
John Mueller BBQ in Austin

John Mueller BBQ in Austin adds a second location. John Mueller knows barbecue. (more)

Ornette Blows (and Then Some)

Saxophonist Ornette Coleman shows Austin what tone is all about. (more)

06 Nov '04 -20:39
The Voice of the UK and Big D

I always knew that radio in the Dallas-Fort Worth was a cut above everywhere else when I growing up in the 50s and 60s. But I didnít realize how special it was until the recent death of John Peel, the most storied voice in British broadcasting history. (more)

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