I’m not a birder, at least not in a serious hobbyist sense. I’ll never keep a list of all the species I’ve spotted. And you probably won’t find me in a field with binoculars or scopes or any of the necessary gadgets on my own accord. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What’s your favorite coastal bird and why?
Americans aren’t supposed to like royalty. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What’s your favorite Mardi Gras tradition?
Most people I know assume I live in Galveston for the beaches and the beauty. That’s part of the story and easy to explain. But it’s more difficult to articulate the real reason — one that comes from a deeper journalistic instinct, perhaps. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What’s your favorite legend, historic place or person in Galveston County?
One December day, many years ago, a package arrived at my childhood home. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What are your favorite Christmas cookies, pies and holiday desserts? Any fans of mincemeat pie or fruitcakes?
I married a man whose mother was a legendary cook, at least in the mind of the man I married. [Read more…]