Staff blogs

  • AprillBrandon

    Get ready for ShoeTube

    By AprillBrandon in Pop Goes the Culture

    Can it really true? A Web site devoted entirely to...(suppressed squeal) Apparently it is true. is slated to debut in Feb. '08 and will feature anything and everything involving those marvelous little additions to our feet. Although not much ...

  • BeckyCooper

    Let the sun shine in

    By BeckyCooper in The Daily Commute

    Coming to work this morning I was almost blinded by the bright sunshine beaming off the wet pavement and standing water from the morning’s rain. I love the sunshine, but it can be overbearing at times. I’m glad I had ...

  • dtewes

    Asteroid heads toward Mars

    By dtewes in Sky Watch

       A huge chunk of rock could be taking aim on Mars this weekend as the planet makes its closet approach to Earth since 2005.    The 164-foot-wide Asteroid 2007 WD5 should pass within 30,000 miles of the red planet, ...

  • mikeforman

    Coaching Them Up

    By mikeforman in Forman Flashes

    The high school football season is over and it ends without a state championship. But that shouldn't take away from some great coaching in the area this season. Look around. In Class 4A, Chris Soza led Beeville to the fourth ...

  • BeckyCooper

    Light therapy

    By BeckyCooper in The Daily Commute

    For the past week or so I have taken alternate routes home at night to avoid the traffic headaches on Navarro Street from the loop north to the city limits. Most of the time my route has been through Cuero ...

  • LAHightower

    Christmas approaches!

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    And we all know what that means! MORE FOOD FOR EVERYONE! But what's a Christmas without some spicy apple cider? (Or spiced wine, if you prefer.) Here's some suggestions to make that special spicy mix for your fireside this year. ...

  • ChrisCobler

    You've put us in good company

    By ChrisCobler in Your Advocate: an editor's blog

    We were pleased this week to learn the Advocate's Web site is a finalist for a Newspaper Association of America's Digital Edge Award. As I mentioned in a previous post, we have all of you to thank for the national attention ...

  • AllisonMiles

    To have and to hold, until someone needs a tissue

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    It's among the most memorable days of  woman's life, the day the focus is on her and she becomes joined to her true sweetheart for - at least she hopes - forever. Her wedding. And while I'm all for spending ...

  • ALongLook

    Slow going

    By ALongLook in The Write Stuff

    Not that there's a rush....but this rewrite is slow going. I know in my heart my patience will be rewarded. Even 15 years after these murders, they are still heart wrenching. Knowing that there is finally going to be a ...

  • AprillBrandon

    Best and Worst of 2007

    By AprillBrandon in Pop Goes the Culture

    Oh, 2007, we will miss you. You've given us so many wonder things the past 365 days (give or take a couple). I mean, without you, we would have never met the wonder that is American Idol loser Sanjaya. Or ...

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