Headline of the Week, “American Pie” Division

How do they get this stuff by their editors?

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Wide Open Spaces

I’ve been meaning to write about Brewster County for a long time. I haven’t gotten around to it before now, because it’s difficult to know where to start. For the geography-impaired, Brewster County is in the Big Bend region of West Texas. Just across the county line in Presidio County is Marfa, where people go READ MORE…

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Dear Texas Legislators:

As a public service, I once again respectfully present you with a situation that, while I don’t really understand what the hell is going on here, I am pretty sure that some of you will want to look into “it” and outlaw “it” immediately, if “it” is not already illegal here. Even if that which READ MORE…

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Good morning, Texans!

Moving a bit slow this fine Monday morning? I completely understand — it happens even in the best of families. But don’t worry, this should explain everything.

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Weekly Poll Wrap-Up

The poll question last week was, “what would be the most interesting hook-up in the Texas capitol?” A no-brainer from the start, winning handily with 58% were Glen Maxey and Warren Chisum. As most Capitol-watchers know, Glen Maxey used to have the longest job title in Texas politics, always quoted in newspapers as “State Representative READ MORE…

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Interoffice Memorandum

To: Miya Shay, Elise Hu, Catie Beck, Jenny Hoff, Mary Benton, and whoever the new Mike Rosen is at Fox7 From: Station Management As always, thank you for all your hard work on broadcast TV covering political news in the Texas Capitol. We know it is a challenging assignment, but the work is important and READ MORE…

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Candidate Training 101

Candidates, thanks for coming to class today. I know you’re working hard, and I appreciate your dedication to public service. I know all of you hope you will win your elections. Unfortunately, that will only be possible for about half of you. But at the very least, chances are great that you won’t end up READ MORE…

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Great band name update…

We here at Letters From Texas Worldwide Headquarters leave no stone unturned to bring you the very best in band names, whether we like the music or not.

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Weekly poll do-over

Over the weekend we did our usual weekly poll wrap up, except it was a bit unusual because it actually contained a serious thought or two. On this site. Written by me. I know, I know — but it happens. Except that this other essay is a much more insightful, constructive, and hopeful perspective on READ MORE…

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