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Philosophizing While Cleaning Out My Sock Drawer

  There are times when life is overwhelming. It offers so many choices. There are even some things that need to be done immediately. When...
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The Inexplicable Stairs – Chapel Of Our Lady Of Light

COMMENTARY—Albuquerque sits like an arid jewel on the fringe of the Sandia Mountains at the base of the Turquoise Trail. The city is one...
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Catching Danny Boy-Leprechaun In Captivity

The Irish have always been known for their storytelling. The following story is true. Well, at least it's as true as any other typical...

Never Trust a Man Who Doesn’t Limp!

The pain started before the Christmas holidays. At first, it was tolerable, but as weeks bled into anguishing months, the pain became unbearable. I could...
Dallas Police Shooting restores faith in humanity

Dallas Police Shooting Restores Faith In Humanity

First Person Account Shows Race Relations Are More Than Just Black and White By Ebony N. Smith, In Her Own Words After last Thursday I will...

The Indomitable American Spirit

It is raining as I write this. It isn’t heavy, more of a gentleness rather than angry drops. The house is warm and lite...
Father's Day

Grateful For The Things That Matter

My Dad Is Special To Me CEDAR HILL—What separates my dad, Clarence Black, from others is his sensitivity and compassion. My dad always shows me...
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Momma Vs The Rooster

After Mother passed a few years ago, I packed away her personal things in an upstairs closet. On occasion I would visit the closet and...
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Women In The House

By Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas COMMENTARY—The newly-elected House of Representatives has 102 women among its 435 members. Many of them hold significant positions of...
Nueces Justice: The Tumbleweed Saga

“Nueces Justice: The Tumbleweed Saga” Book Review

Nueces Justice: The Tumbleweed Saga Mark Greathouse offers the first book in a new series, “Nueces Justice: The Tumbleweed Saga.” The tale focuses on a...