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KIXS Studio Gets New Blinds
The Townsquare Media-Victoria studios and offices building was built in 1984. Sometime along the way, vertical blinds were installed throughout the building. They were Aggies maroon in color, as a tribute to the then-general manager's alma mater. Well, a lot of years have gone by, and the once-proud…
Facebook Funny Foto of the Week
Every once in a while, I come across a photo on Facebook that makes me smile. I found one of those today. Ladies, please don't take offense...it's all in good taste (so to speak). And men: see if you don't agree with the sentiment expressed in this photo!
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Video: Fast Food Ads vs. Reality
We've all seen the ads for the various major fast food restaurants. The pictures of their menu items look so amazingly delicious! Why, you can just smell the wonderful aroma of fresh, juicy beef...warm, fluffy buns, and crisp, farm-fresh lettuce, tomato and onion, right? Well, I think you'll agree t…
Science: Drummers’ Brains Are Actually Different
Being a drummer, I've heard all of the jokes. I've also been told at times that my brain wasn't "quite right." Well, according to a scientific study, it's apparently true...but in a good way. I've always tried to be a problem-solver, and this study shows that trait is part and parcel with …
Brad Paisley’s Hilarious Selfie With WBC Whackos
You've gotta hand it to Brad Paisley. He can find the humor in just about any situation. It seems the Westboro "Baptist" Church folks (you know, those loving folks who protest at fallen military personnel's funerals, among other things) decided to protest one of Brad&apos…
Suspicious Email? Gee…Let Me Think About This
So, I'm checking one of my email accounts, and I see one with the subject line: "From Colonel Nick Logan."
"Hmm...," I think to myself. "I don't know anybody named 'Colonel Nick Logan.' I have a brother who retired from the California Army National Guard years ago as a Colone…
The Doctor Is In
One of the many things we've had to deal with since we relocated to Victoria from El Campo has been finding a Primary Care Physician for my wife Sweetie and me. When we lived in Arkansas, we saw the same PCP for eight of the nine years we were there. So, it's very important to us that we find someon…
25 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning In Texas
I love lists that writers come up with about Texas. Having lived here for just shy of two years myself, I always find them educational and, often, amusing. Texas has its own pace, its own attitude, and--according to this list--its own vocabulary when it comes to the 25 words mentioned.
Science: Guitar Players’ Brains Are Actually Different
I've been a professional musician (singing drummer) since I was 16 years old. Over the years, I've had the pleasure of sharing stages with some wonderfully talented musicians. Now, some musicians are flaky, some are temperamental, and some have rather inflated egos; but most have been good folks, ov…
17 Things ‘Nashville’ Gets Really Wrong About Nashville
The ABC-TV hit drama series, Nashville, has brought a lot of attention to the Music City itself, with the show being shot on location, incorporating real places (and a few fictional ones) and real Country artists and other celebrities into the episodes.
Now, to be honest, I haven't seen one full epis…
Post-Divorce Marriage Advice Going Viral
This story is being circulated all over social media. "Hindsight is 20/20," the old saying goes. Well, if you read this man's words, it seems to me that his backward vision concerning the breakdown of his 16-year marriage is crystal-clear. I know a lot of what he says here got…

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