fear and hopelessness

Angel In Corduroy: Part 2

The flight was called and I boarded quickly and got comfortable. Since I was first class and plagued by a limp, I was first...
US Border Patrol

South of the Border – Down Mexico Way

It started off with a trip along and near the Rio Grande, with stops in El Paso, Presidio, Marfa, Fort Stockton, Alpine, Lajitas, Sonora,...

Better Hurry If You Are Coming!

There is not a comparative place like Texas in July and August unless it is Libya or Saudi Arabia. Intense heat causes images to...
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...

Lady In The Strawberry Apron

Flying has always seemed wondrous to me. Clouds spawn and give forth their scent as they slice through the breadth of the sky. Looking...

Sitting In The Tub Of Luxury

From Durhl Caussey archives The day had been long and the night promised a cold, blanket darkness. Because of the numerous small crises and approaching...
women in political life

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...