On the front line of the costliest battle in the high-tech world.
Yesterday I drove past a pumpkin patch that had at least 200 large round squashes still remaining. Their lonely abandonment made me a bit sad. Would they ever serve a purpose in this world? Last year the Dallas Arboretum told me they send some of their leftover pumpkins to local zoos. So, I called t ... More >>
The "Harris Kemp House" at 2822 Maple Springs BoulevardI've driven past this house countless times; it's not far from the office, after all, more or less just behind Maple and Motor on Maple Springs Boulevard. But till I saw the agenda for Monday's meeting of the Landmark Commission, I had no ide ... More >>
Corps of Engineers and city struggle to balance flood protection's costs versus the value of not drowning.
Wilonsky just knows how to push my Yankee carpetbagger buttons. He keeps calling to jab me about the charges that Dallas mayoral candidates Ron Natinsky and Mike Rawlings are trading today, each one accusing the other of wanting to make Dallas like Chicago or Detroit. Being a native of that end o ... More >>
Patrick MichelsWe did catch a glimpse of the posters outside Pete Sessions and Eddie Bernice Johnson's Monday health care jam.Haven't yet seen those Obama-Joker posters -- then again, I clearly haven't been downtown in a few days. At least some members of the Alex Jones street team have been posting ... More >>
An SMU biologist thinks the secret to the fountain of youth may be found by putting fruit flies on a diet.
With mostly tasty meat, Texas de Brazil stumbles over swine