Monthly Archives: February 2014

Twenty-five years ago today, Jerry Jones publicly announced his purchase of the DALLAS COWBOYS.

Twenty-five years ago today, Jerry Jones publicly announced his purchase of the DALLAS COWBOYS. At the time I was a columnist for a group of small newspapers owned by one big one (the Dallas Morning News), and the following is … Continue reading

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Age is “Just a Number ” As is the Speed Limit – So, How ‘Bout a Maximum Age?

You know, they say not to worry: “Age is just a number.” Well, so is the time and temperature – likewise your checking account balance and credit score. And I’m pretty sure most people put considerable emphasis on those “numbers.” … Continue reading

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National Engineers Week

If you live, work, or have ever sought shelter in a building that is structurally sound; If you regularly cross a body of water, cloverleaf interchange or similar high overpass, confident the bridge will not fail; If you can turn … Continue reading

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Fame Blessings, God – Please Be More OBVIOUS And In Our Face!

You have, no doubt, heard people refer to their “brush with fame.” What’s up with that? Why does fame only allow most of us a mere “brush?” Why won’t fame let us just grab it and HOLD ON? Same thing … Continue reading

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