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Where do you reside on the “holier than thou” versus “holeyer than thou” spectrum? I make only passing reference to squabbles over “proper” church attire in my … more
On this day we celebrate those,Who bravely fought against all our foes.A part of their lives they have given,To protect a country they so believe in.A fall day was chosen to mark their triumph,Of a … more
You check the product label and nod with approval when you see “Made in the USA.” Often this is the clincher in your decision-making when buying something new. As consumers in America, … more
Many parents my age are currently experiencing empty nest syndrome/euphoria as they send their children off to college in hopes that, someday, their “babies” will graduate and come back … more
I recently filled in hosting a local Philadelphia talk show, which gave me the opportunity to interview Lt. Colonel Jonathan P. Meyers, a retired Marine who’d recently written a memoir about … more
Our nation is facing increasing challenges from cyberspace. On May 7, the Colonial Pipeline, a Houston-originated oil pipeline system carrying gasoline and jet fuel to the Southeastern U.S., … more
It seems that every generation in America has its wakeup call. Every war, every undeclared war, every attack, and every call to duty is remembered more acutely by those called to serve our nation in … more
Please note that the cartoons shown in this gallery are not reflective of the opinions of the Katy Times nor its employees. Rather, these cartoons are posted for the purposes of inspiring thought, … more
The first time I thought about killing myself, I was in the fourth grade. A group of girls in my class had decided I needed a good bullying and, while redheads may be popular now, we were … more
September 11, 2001, was a pleasant day on the East Coast. The weather was perfect. My wife and I were preparing to host the wedding of our youngest daughter in just four days. Over 150 guests were … more
Well, now we know what it takes to remain employed at the Texas Office of the Attorney General. Almost a year ago, several top aides to Attorney General Ken Paxton accused him of using his … more
Many parents (including my wife and I) are currently in the process of moving their precious partly-grown child-people (and some of their credit cards) to institutions of higher education for the … more
$117.5 billion. That’s the amount that Texas state and local governments and educational institutions are expected to receive through federal stimulus legislation passed in response to the … more
According to CNN, pandemic fears and enhanced unemployment benefits have left the nation facing a serious shortage of qualified school bus drivers. The problem is acute, despite districts … more
Recently, I made the punishing three-hour drive through endless miles of desolate Texas wasteland (otherwise known as nature) between Longview and College Station to a horse show for my eldest and … more
Austin, Texas, is a city of paradoxes. It’s the capital of one of the most conservative states in the country – a state where you’ll probably feel out of place in some localities if … more
Although some men long to have a son to carry on their family name (and their male-pattern baldness), I’ve always felt lucky to have three daughters. Having girls is more interesting for me … more
Dear Editor, Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently signed Senate Concurrent Resolution 3, which condemns the practice of forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China. I want to … more
For over 150 years, Canada has been more than just a great neighbor– we are your best customer, closest security partner, and largest supplier of energy.  Texas is an important part of all … more
In recent years, kayaking has become a true craze, ranking right up there with TikTok dances, government stimulus checks, and those glorified Lunchables on plywood I can’t pronounce called … more
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