Photo by Bobette RinerHoles 18 feet deep for supportA school courtyard in Houston can very well be the last place you'd want to spend time, given the heat that can dominate most of the academic year. But what if you're a 12-year-old forced to wear a suit, while playing a cello, no less? Or in a ... More >>
Mystery fans mourn the passing of a Houston bookseller
Superbanana slumbers innocently, unaware that he will soon face his fearsome arch-nemesis: Krypto-Monkey. Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we've decided to keep all these sausage and cheese Christmas gift baskets for ourselves. Jane Catherine Collins certainl ... More >>
Inspired by the incredible urban gardens Jim Sherman tends in the Fifth Ward, I decided to take a shot at the urban gardening thing myself. So I went to Wabash Feed Store and bought some dirt and some locally made organic fertilizer. San Jacinto Environmental Supplies on 34th St. make ... More >>
Photos by Bobette RinerSo you made a tradeoff with the Devil this year: In exchange for your invitation to join a Thanksgiving feast, you agreed to bring a dessert. Everyone knows what dessert means this time of year: You're not showing up with tiramisu or German chocolate cake or apple fritt ... More >>
Ah, the joys of replying to forwarded e-mail.You get an e-mail forwarded to you from someone, you think you're replying to the guy who forwarded it but instead you're replying to the original sender. So your e-mail that says something like "This is the single most idiotic pitch from a PR person ever ... More >>
Between serious safety and environmental concerns, the Toyota Prius isn't the angel that everyone thinks it is.
The demand for sugar-sweetened Dublin Dr Pepper has never been higher — just ask the bootleggers