Thumbs-up, thumbs-down; it's your choice

March 30, 2012 at 5:03 p.m.
Updated March 29, 2012 at 10:30 p.m.


Thumbs-up to Dr. Charles Daniel for being chosen again as the Best Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Crossroads area. He has taken care of my family for years, and definitely deserves this honor.

Mary, Cuero

Thumbs-up to Robert and Julie Zavala for their great graphics in the Victoria Advocate. Julie's vegetarian drawing made me laugh!

Charlene, Goliad


Thumbs-down to the big, black truck driving around town with the words "Screw You. I'm From Texas." emblazoned across the top of his rear window for the world to see.

Kind of makes me wish I were not from this great state.

The title "Southern Gentleman" surely doesn't fit you.

You've definitely messed with the minds of young children who have learned to read.

At least older adults' minds are not so easily swayed.

Knowledge speaks, wisdom listens. - Jimi Hendrix

Lee, Tivoli



Thumbs-up to the Victoria TX International Film Festival.

Thumbs-up to Louise O'Connor for allowing archaeological research to be conducted on her land.

Thumbs-up to the Victoria Barefoot Sunday, which benefit women and children in Africa.

Thumbs-up to the Goliad County Fair and auction.

Thumbs-up to the McFaddin fundraiser - polo matches benefiting the Victoria Regional Museum Association

Thumbs-up to the Crossroads' wildflowers.

Thumbs-up to Lighthouse 2911, a project utilizing an equine facility in Edna that will teach at-risk youth self-respect, discipline, responsibility, and self-confidence.


Thumbs-down to fire ants, mosquitoes and other pests.

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