It snowed here today!
Them what knows say it’s the earliest in the season it’s ever snowed in Houston, and the first time it’s ever snowed here two winters in a row. I believe that: it’s probably snowed fewer than a dozen times in the more than 40 years I’ve lived here.
The TV news freaked out, of course, although credit where credit is due: this snowfall was forecast five days ago, so it really shouldn’t have been a surprise. But you know there’s always someone who didn’t get the message.
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Hundreds of thousands of people turned out for a parade in downtown Houston today in honor of the Houston Astros, the big-league baseball team that accomplished something this year that it had never done in its first 55 years of … Continue reading
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Hey kids, It’s been very different. We’ve all been through hurricanes before but this isn’t the same. Everybody is fine right now, some still in town and some not, but everybody wants the rain to stop. I’ve lost track of … Continue reading
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There’s precious little to laugh about when considering the current occupant of the White House, but today I found two things I want to share. First, he just fired Steve Bannon! After all we’ve witnessed in the week since Nazis … Continue reading
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Doonesbury captures another moment in our national consciousness: the one where President Bannon won’t let us live the rest of our lives in peace… Thanks to Doonesbury and The Washington Post