2 days ago | Random Ephemera
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines "Gentrification" like this: "The process of renewal and rebuilding accompanying the influx of middle-class or affluent people into deteriorating areas that often displaces poorer residents." It is a word whic...
8 days ago | Random Ephemera
"Heritage, not hate." Or so goes a three word sentiment often expressed by some Southerners trying to defend the display of the Confederate flag. That flag is instantly recognizable to nearly anyone, the iconic "rebel flag" which has adorned every...
13 days ago | Special Events
At just past eight, Neil DeGrasse Tyson walked onto the Jones Hall's stage, greeted by thunderous applause from the eager crowd at his sold out show. Dr. Tyson jokingly ensured the audience that despite him appearing in a performance space, we wer...
13 days ago | Rock
Love him or hate him, Eddie Van Halen changed the rock-guitar world forever. I play guitar and have been in bands for many years, so he was always someone I was aware of. There was no way to ignore Eddie's presence if you were interested in h...
14 days ago | Parenting
Recently, I was surprised to see news articles about two parents in Maryland who landed in hot water when they allowed their young children to walk home from a park about a mile from their suburban home. Danielle and Alexander Meitiv are practitio...
15 days ago | Random Ephemera
I was excited at the prospect of seeing astrophysicist and all around super-smart guy, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson this Wednesday at Jones Hall. Tyson is appearing in Houston as part of his lecture tour, for what will surely be an interesting ev...