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Write Again . . . Music can be our blessing

 Our land — “this land is your land, this land is my land” — is rich in its many and diverse music forms and traditions. ... Read more

FLASHBACK: Bartow’s Take: These were among the greatest

By Bartow Houston Columnist First, an admission:  my knowledge of current sports, at just about every level, is not very comprehensive. The days when I ... Read more

Write Again . . . When opportunity knocks!

At first I thought “Is this a joke? This lady is putting me on, right?” Very politely, but business-like, she repeated that which she had ... Read more

Write Again . . . “Don’t quit your day job!”

Included in my athletic background are varied experiences as an “official.” For most sports, people would say “referee,” but in football and basketball there’s actually ... Read more