The killing Saturday of former Navy Seal Chris Kyle at a gun range near Fort Worth prompted a call to my office phone from a retired Dallas police officer. He was upset by use of the word "sniper" to describe Kyle's specialty as a soldier, pointing out that "sniper" was never used to describe Americ ... More >>
"When do we get to go home?" Alice Gossett inquired, a little irritably. She wore brown pajamas and soft purple booties. Tiny in her wheelchair, her feet didn't quite reach the ground.
"As soon as we get our treat!" the nurse answered, beaming at her.
Gossett was not impressed. "Never mind our t ... More >>
From Governor Rick Perry's Flickr pageRick Perry and Sarah Palin at that Heroic Media event at the Majestic Theatre last NovemberSpeaking of over-the-weekenders, the morning paper had a pay wall piece Saturday about Governor Rick Perry's "call to prayer for a nation in crisis" scheduled for Augus ... More >>
I've learned quite a bit about Ed Malouf this morning -- like the fact that all nine of his children with wife Marie, and three of their 23 grandchildren, went to Bishop Lynch, where Ed is said to have literally built the field house with his bare hands while Marie taught theology and worked as a ... More >>