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Of Burros, Barbarians, and Brain Snatchers

In sleepy Austin, Texas, I came to consciousness during the “wonder years” world of the 50s and 60s, and like everyone around me, I was proud of my nationality, believing in the superiority of all things American.   My 21-year old … Continue reading

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The Small World of Doris Otero

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

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