Daily Archives: October 29, 2005

Endorsement watch: My turn

At long last, here’s my list of recommendations for the 2005 elections. I’m only going to make choices for races that will be on my ballot, and as James Campbell wrote today, these are just recommendations, not commands. Mayor – … Continue reading Continue reading

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Kaplan’s followup

Today’s Chron has a fuller story on the closing of longtime Houston Heights department store Kaplan’s-Ben Hur, which I noted last week. It’s mostly a nostalgia piece, with quotes from the currnt owners and several faithful customers, but what caught … Continue reading Continue reading

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Poor, poor pitiful Tom

Poor, poor pitiful me! Poor, poor pitiful me! Oh, these boys won’t let me be Lord have mercy on me! Woe, woe is me! — Various artists, including Terri Clark, Linda Rondstadt, and Warren Zevon It just breaks my heart … Continue reading Continue reading

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