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  • 1 year ago | Columns

    "So -- what's it like in there?" He was a young medical intern from Baylor University Medical Center and he was in line at The Slip Inn with a group of guys celebrating a bachelor party. "I take it you aren't from here," I replied. "What have you ...

  • 2 years ago | Columns

    The poster. It covered our walls as teenagers. It commemorates some of our favorite live performances. High-end artists have elevated that powerful rectangle, but behind every poster is a creative somewhere in the shadows...

  • 2 years ago | Columns

    "I will be coming from the gym. I hope it's okay if I am a little grubby." The message appears on my phone with a ting. "Oh, same," I reply. "Now we can both be a little grubby." That shared agreement is important. Two gym outfits cancel each othe...

  • 2 years ago | Columns

    In the romantic-comedy of your life, you'd look to the camera during your DVD commentary interview and say, "It's a story about finding love in unexpected places." And then you'd say something like, "Really, the third character is the city. It's a...

  • 2 years ago | Columns

    Sometimes, as the song says, you want to go where everybody knows your name. But in the spirit of disrupting cliché, perhaps you could take the opportunity to tread on new paths, to a place where you may not know everyone's name, but before...

  • 2 years ago | Columns

    Our appointment was at 7 p.m. It was 6:57, and we were at a Mockingbird Lane intersection trying to make out the house number for our destination. We were pretty sure we were outside the right home, and in a flash the lights turned on and the hous...

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