Sid Miller, our state’s rodeo clown-cum-agricultural commissioner, is in the news—again. And for all the wrong reasons—again. More…
Festival Fashion for the Rocker of a Certain Age 1
As I was walking out the door to go to my first rock concert decades ago, my father interrogated me about my attire (for the record, a button-down Oxford cloth shirt and a pair of Levi’s.). He asked why, if I was going to a concert, was I not wearing a jacket and tie? When I told him that no one would be dressed like that, he assured me that “the Jefferson Airplanes will all be wearing jackets and ties.” (For the record, they were not.)
How I Spent My Sumer Vacation (or, Is That a Selfie Stick or are You Just Glad to See Me?) 9
Awhile back, Liz and I decided we’d escape Austin’s heat and crowds by going on vacation. I suggested Barcelona, which explains why I am not a travel planner. At any rate, we just back from a week there and I wanted to share what I learned. More…
Men, help make America great (or at least less girly) again 8
It’s no secret that our country is in bad shape. We’re a nation divided as never before, Donald Trump may well be our next president, and to top it off, Justin Bieber just got a Grammy nod for record of the year.
Saturday in my ’04 village — complete with idiots 1
Yesterday morning, like most Saturday mornings, I walked to our neighborhood bakery. This is sort of a Saturday tradition. Bella and I get a walk, she gets a sausage kolache, and I get to check out what we fondly refer to as “our village.”
If Texas state government were a rodeo, Sid Miller could be the clown 4
If you’re a fan of sketch comedy, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is your boy. He does some hysterical stuff, and lots of it is plenty sketchy.