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Neighborhood stores

I live in one neighborhood and work in another.  Every morning when I head to work I pass two stores, both are owned by immigrant families from South Asia but one is along the main road leading into the Texas … Continue reading

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Different Paths Pt 6

The call came in at Paul Smith’s office in the Lottery Commission office a little after 6 PM.  He’d stayed knowing that the call would come. “Why the fuck didn’t you call me the moment this tragisty of a press … Continue reading

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Different Paths Pt 5

Time passed, as time always does and eventually after a lot of phoning around to both networks permission was granted to use the NBC footage for a joint interview the next morning.  NBC retained the rights to use it for … Continue reading

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2016 Novel- Different Paths

“He wants to what???” “You heard me.  He wants to actually address the media when we give him the big check.” “What do we actually know about him?” “Well, he works for the city down there.  Or did.  I’m not … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Flooding in Houston

I’m posting this now because we may have another round of flooding in Houston tomorrow.  The first tropical system (TS Bill) in the Gulf this year is expected to come ashore in the next 24 hours or so.  Forecasts for … Continue reading

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The Rangers at Yankees on ESPN Drinking Game!

The Rangers at Yankees Drinking Game! The Rangers are playing the Yankees on National TV tonight as ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball.  Given how the Rangers are doing, we all know what this game is for.  To get A-Rod in front … Continue reading

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Astrodome Seat Sale!

As many of you know, the venerable Astrodome is 50 years old this year.  Harris County and the operating organization NRG Park are in the process of selling off the remaining seats.  Since the Astrodome hasn’t been used  in over … Continue reading

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Astrodome 50th Birthday Party

Fifty years ago, sports were changed forever. With the western shifts of the Athletics (from Philadelphia to Kansas City in 1955) and the more famous Dodgers and Giants moves to Los Angeles and San Francisco in 1958 Major League Baseball’s … Continue reading

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24 Frames Houston – Discovery Green

OK, much like a roll of film 24 frames isn’t always going to happen.  This visit to Discovery Green is a great example of that.  The camera complained about the cold (which I’ve never had an Olympus do before, in … Continue reading

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Preview – 24 Frames Discovery Green

The next 24 Frames Houston will be centered on Discovery Green.   Check out the interesting stuff they’ve got going on downtown in Houston, including outdoor ice skating!  http://www.discoverygreen.com/

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