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golliver – entertainment

golliver – entertainment

December 12th, 2013

dick decent – delivery drone

dick decent – delivery drone

December 12th, 2013

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

December 12th, 2013

Encounters with pies

By LONN TAYLOR

Thanksgiving is pie time. The morning before Thanksgiving I was working in my study and I smelled the aroma of pumpkin pies baking in the kitchen. My wife, Dedie, was making two of them to take to Thanksgiving dinner at St. Paul’s in Marfa, and the next day I ate a …

correspodence

correspodence

December 12th, 2013

Editor:

The Marfa Blackout

Friends in Fort Worth always ask, “What does one do in Marfa, TX?”

We arrived on the heels of a snow and ice storm on Saturday, November 25. Happy to settle back into our rooms at the Paisano after being well fed at Maiya’s. Jett’s Grill was closed, being short of kitchen staff due …

rambling boy

rambling boy

December 5th, 2013

Texan Quanah Parker, the next American hero 

By LONN TAYLOR

American heroes come and go. Of course there are the perennials, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, but who now remembers Molly Pitcher, who took over her wounded husband’s cannon at the Revolutionary War Battle of Monmouth and briefly emerged as a national heroine during the bicentennial of …

golliver – Senate in 2014

golliver – Senate in 2014

December 5th, 2013

correspondence

correspondence

December 5th, 2013

Editor:

Lobo Football had a rough year, and 1 and 9 is what it is, but we finished with 62 players who played hard until the last play of the last game, and seven of them garnered all conference recognition. Six of those seven return along with 20 of 22 starters.

Contrary to what our detractors think, …

rambling boy

rambling boy

November 27th, 2013

Stranded by the weather with hotel cuisine

By LONN TAYLOR

“If you don’t like the weather in Texas, wait a minute and it will change.” I’ve heard that old saw all my life, but only this past week did I experience the corollary: “It will change and trap you somewhere you don’t want to be.” Last Thursday, …

golliver – thankful

golliver – thankful

November 27th, 2013

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