Dear Editor: Scott McClellan, would provide, clear, detailed answers to your questions regarding HEB’s promised experimental multi floor, super store on Shepherd. However, he’s currently distracted by his Pants Fire. They were never going to build anything but a “Pantry” style store on the property (if that). It was all about the “Wet/Dry” vote. Here’s the chance to … [Read more...] about Reader: HEB Shepherd location a superstore or pantry?
THE STORE -- I am drawing up my Bucket List -- a list of things to do before I die. I had not heard of such a pursuit until the last few years, but now it’s all the rage. For example, travel. I’ve been to a lot of places in this country and around the world, pursuing truth, news scoops and a way to justify my expense account. But I have not been to Marfa. Seems like a nice … [Read more...] about Listing to the Rites of things to do before I die
Dear Editor: What is concerning is the rate at which new restaurants and bars spring up, only to quickly disappear, leaving their discarded husks (for example Bernadine’s and Hunky Dory). The streets are not able to handle the added traffic and there is little room for on street parking. The businesses move into the neighborhood that already has laws in place, and then hires … [Read more...] about Reader: Lifting another ban sure seems rushed
THE KITCHEN – “You’ve got mice,” says the guy from Stomp & Squash Pest Control. I reply, “I’ve never had mice. Roaches, yes. Every house in Texas has big roaches, although I’ve never seen one here more than six-inches long.” He assures me these little droppings are not from roaches but from mice. He leaves, to return an hour later with the latest in mice-controlling, … [Read more...] about Build a better Snap-Trap
My wife and I just returned from a 2-week visit to Silicon Valley. We came home craving grits, real parking lots and, as my wife nicely put it, our people. Without much detail, a doctor at Stanford University specializes in a procedure my wife needed, so we packed seven months of clothes into three suitcases, failed the airport weight limit in all of them, and slogged our … [Read more...] about Houston is no Silicon Valley and that’s just fine