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Generally, I score optimistic on the life-outlook meter. But after three years of the orange madman helming our mothership, it’s hard to whip up even a soupcon of positivity. As we whirl around the sun at Trumpian whim, anything seems … Continue reading
Anyone who knows me wouldn’t be surprised to learn that I suffer from periodic bouts of conversation deficiency, particularly as a retiree without an office full of coworkers. I recognize that I’m in the midst of such an episode when … Continue reading
As I hang up my two-decade litigation career at the Texas Attorney General’s Office, it seems fitting that I depart with some words of wisdom, acquired along the trail of courthouses across the state. I’m sure my junior colleagues would … Continue reading
Naming babies has been a hot news topic lately. Maybe it’s the season, what with Mother’s Day and the rebirth of life that we associate with spring. And while I’m no longer a potential mom with babies to name, I … Continue reading
A long-time friend recently told me she discovered that we shared a mutual friendship with another long-time friend in the course of discussing Austin “characters,” when she referred to my blog entries about Bicycle Annie. The other friend exclaimed, “I … Continue reading