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Study: Drummers Are ‘Natural Intellectuals’
I love it when science and medicine confirm something I've known most of my life! I hate to brag, but hey...this was a scientific study, and who am I to argue with scientists; especially when their conclusions serve to boost my ego a little? If you know (or are yourself) a drummer, this will ma…
“Strong” Changes At UT?
Let me start this by saying I first saw this on a friend's Facebook page. And this is an ACTUAL friend of mine, not merely a "Facebook friend." This friend is also a UT alum, and keeps close tabs on what's happening with the Longhorns football program. That being said, if this information …
The Phoebe Philes–Part 1
Skeeter notes: Sometimes, I get 'writer's block' when trying to come up with something clever for my blog posts here. So, I asked my Pug "princess," Phoebe, to write something for me this week. Now, you may say to yourself, "Dogs can't write!" And you would be correct. However, w…
Are Vinyl Records Making A Comeback?
Yes, I'm old enough to remember vinyl records...I still have a bunch, and a turntable on which to play them! The old saying, "Everything 'old' is 'new' again" seems to be true with the way folks like to listen to music. As I said, I still have probably a couple of hundred albums, dozens of…
’24’ and Jack Bauer Set To Return To Fox TV
24 became "appointment television" for my wife Sweetie and me during its final 3 seasons, so we can't wait to see what's next for Jack Bauer and company! Fellow 24 fans, get ready to have your pulse rate increase again very soon! "The following takes place betwee…
Skeeter’s Interview With Pam Tillis–Audio
This morning, I had the pleasure of interviewing one of my favorite Country artists to break out in the 1990's, Pam Tillis. Pam will be at the Welder Center this Thursday, January 16th. Here's the audio of the interview!
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo 2014 Concerts
The 2014 Entertainer Lineup for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo was revealed at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, January 12th. Here is the complete list of acts coming to Reliant Stadium for event:
Tuesday, March 4: Brad Paisley
Wednesday, March 5: Eli Young Band
Thursday, March 6: Reba
Paperwork Error: Salvation Army And The Food Bank
The Salvation Army doesn't like to turn people in need away. However, in recent weeks, they've had to do just that. It all comes down to a simple clerical mix-up, as reported by Carlos Villalobos on CrossroadsToday.com:
...Since the middle of December, the Salvation Army has been having to …
A Beatles Reunion? In Victoria, Texas??
I've been a fan of the Beatles since I was about 6 or 7 years old (which was right at the peak of their most creative period, 1966-1968). This coming February 9th will mark fifty years since their first American television performance on the Ed Sullivan Show. in 1964. Now, it would appear the t…
Cuero Prospect Swine Show 1/11/14
If you love pigs, then you'll be in 'hog heaven' on Saturday, January 11th at the Cuero Prospect Swine Show! The event takes place in the Friar Ag Building at Cuero City Park. The weigh-in happens between 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., with showmanship judging at 1:00 p...
¡Viva CES Las Vegas 2014!
What would life be like without electronics? Well, for one thing, you wouldn't be reading this epic piece of blogging, because there wouldn't be any computers, smart phones, tablets, or even radio! Every year about this time, electronics developers, manufacturers, and marketers all get together in L…
Pam Tillis Coming To Victoria
With nearly a dozen Top Ten Country hits, Grand Ole Opry star and 1994 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Pam Tillis will be performing at the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, January 16th at 7:30 p.m. for the 6th Annual Charity Concert Series. Known for her distinctive voice a…

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