Welcome to a life of mooching, meetings and trying not to get caught making out with your aides.
My wife is pregnant. It's our third time in the barrel, and as unexpected a ride as the prior two. We (think) we know what we're in for this time, though, so it should be smooth sailing. To help ensure pacific waters, I'm (mostly) teetotaling in sympathy with my wife for the next 40 weeks or so. Tha ... More >>
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Say goodbye to summer squash, watermelon, tomatoes and cucumbers, and say hello to pumpkins, winter squash, citrus and dark leafy greens. Fall is here, and that means it's time to begin using season-appropriate fruits and vegetables. As Houstonians we are fortunate, because there's a lot of great ... More >>
Photo courtesy NASAA salute to Mr. JablonskiHey, guess what!! Monday brings the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!!Oh, you heard? Well, get ready to hear more -- this weekend and Monday will no doubt be a "One small step for man" marathon.Which is fine -- the moon mission was a crazy, a ... More >>
Annual film festival exhibits the quick and the fresh
Okay, so I recognize that some of you out there may not be “cat people” per se, but how can you not love this story? A family in Tennessee rescued a feral cat who survived 19 days…with a peanut butter jar stuck on his head. I mean, honestly. I can’t even stick to my no-treats-between-me ... More >>
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Moviegoers may find both their Sixth Happiness and Seventh Heaven in these 40 featured indie films