Lee Riner

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  • 4 years ago

    What better way to honor your living relatives than with gifts from someone else's dead relatives? Wait, no, we want you to like antique malls! Let me try again: Shopping for an older relative, who remembers the days before iPads? And Wii? And eve...

  • 4 years ago

    Most of you are probably happy to get that extra hour of sleep Sunday, but at what cost? Think of all those days to come that you'll get up before dawn, plus, the drive home from work will be in the dark, because if you're working at all nowadays,...

  • 4 years ago

    Now that we're nine months into the drought, we called a foundation company to see if someone could diagnose whether the ghastly cracks our ceiling had sprouted recently needed official repair. Vanessa Hutcherson at Olshan (the renowned foundation...

  • 4 years ago | Houston Music

    What fuels heavy metal music? Some might say the Armageddon that is flirting with our world; others, watching the machinations of craven political and religious leaders. We, however, can testify that some of the best music comes from artists suffe...

  • 4 years ago

    Some of us were praying for rain even before it was mandated to do so. Houston's been teased more than a frat boy lately, especially early this morning, when chances of actual rain were forecast in the lofty 30 percentages! At 6 a.m. storm clouds ...

  • 4 years ago | Recipes

    What does everyone love on Valentine's? Either chocolate or a substitute for chocolate -- power, sex, hallucinogens, puppy dogs (please don't mix those all at once). Now, what does everyone love, anytime? Breakfast for dinner: "brinner." If you di...