Posts Tagged ‘night’

Graduation Days

Monday, April 30th, 2012

I spent summer 1981 as an intern at KDFW-TV in Dallas. In late August, I was preparing to go back for my senior year at the University of Texas – needing just 18 hours to graduate – when sportscaster Dale Hansen pulled me into his office and said, “I want to offer you a job.” […]

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Unfavorable Support

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

A sports radio show here has a recurring segment titled, “What Could Possibly Go Wrong?” about items in the news. For instance, when Charlie Sheen announced that instead of heading into rehab he would be handling drug and alcohol dependency on his own, the host asked listeners to weigh in with thoughts on how badly […]

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Lifetime Decisions

Sunday, February 20th, 2011

The last time I turned on an NBA game on TV, I’m pretty sure Hakeem Olajuwon or Michael Jordan played in it. I watch the NCAA Tournament every year; however, the pros hold no interest for me. Except for the slam dunk competition at the All-Star game… now that’s exciting. Last night’s 28th edition will […]

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Ho Hum

Monday, February 7th, 2011

You would think a Super Bowl that came down to the final minute before the Packers were assured of victory over the Steelers would be memorable; however, last night’s game didn’t seem as suspense-filled as the past three close contests. The halftime show with the Black Eyed Peas disappointed, thanks to poor audio and over-production. […]

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Book Review

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

I finished reading William Martin’s new historical fiction novel City of Dreams last night. Great read. Here is the review I just posted on Amazon.

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