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A tiny portion of my “day job” at a farm-and-home cooperative involves writing radio commercials and on-hold phone messages. more
Years ago, when I was just beginning to practice immigration law, I remember hearing about two horrific genocides. more
Hello! I am a third-grade student in northern Virginia. Our class is learning about the United States, and I will be teaching our school about the state of Texas. In the month of May, I will create a display for our state fair that I hope will make you proud. more
Warning! The following column is clogged with gratuitous potty humor. If it’s a strain for you to read it, the CDC advises that you hold your nose, wear an N95 mask if necessary and then answer the call of curiosity. I think you’ll be relieved. more
During World War II, Americans put up with rationed gas and car tires, rationed coal and fuel oil, rationed silk and nylon, rationed meat and dairy products, rationed jams and jellies, even rationed coffee. more
Their bravery inspires. As I sit safely in the cozy office in my home writing this column, the people of Ukraine are greeting Putin’s massive military invasion with incredible defiance and courage. more
I despise airing my dirty laundry in public, but I’ll make an exception for kvetching about my clean laundry. more
From the time that I was still being knit together in my mother’s womb with some defective parts God had left over after making my big brother (he made me write that part), I’ve been attending Southern Baptist churches. more
We who abhor gun violence and loathe gun merchants have been dreaming of the day when a few aggrieved parties pull off a miracle and gain a small measure of justice. So, it was sweet this week to … more
I have a problem. I misplace my wallet – a lot. more
It's possibly the only scandal we're allowed to discuss. more
I dare you to google news about Valentine’s Day. more
When word spread last week about an imminent Supreme Court retirement, I hoped against hope that it would be Clarence Thomas. more
Recently, Texas passed the Safe Outdoor Dogs Act, which enforces humane guidelines for restraining pet canines outdoors. Unfortunately for me, the act fails to impose similar guidelines for the treatment of grouchy husbands and embarrassing dads. more
In these inflationary times it's not easy to laugh as you watch the value of your hard-earned savings being destroyed. more
While many Americans celebrated the holidays with their families in the final week of 2021, law enforcement kept working. And, tragically, four officers didn’t make it home to their loved ones that week. They were murdered while doing their job keeping others safe.  more
I’m not seeking sympathy, but I’m writing this on the eve of my annual physical exam. more
An anti-diet movement is afoot? Where can I sign up! more
I was recently invited to speak at a local women’s organization meeting in my hometown. Apparently, I was pretty much their last option, right behind the auto-warranty telemarketer and the tax auditor. more
The number one question people ask me is, “Tim, you powerful and mighty predictor of the future (okay, I added that part), how will the real estate market perform next year and into the … more
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