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Editor’s Corner: I Love Nasty Comments!

As many of my regular readers know, I write for a print and an online newspaper. I do my best to read any comments that are left regarding my stories because maybe I can learn something, or at least, understand … Continue reading

Editor’s Corner: DUH about COVID

If you are COVID-shot exempt (hope you get stay healthy/get better), then please ignore this article. This is about my personal feelings about the vaccinations, mask policies, etc. I hate that this is still a topic. But, it is what … Continue reading

Editor’s Corner: I got yelled at by a turkey and loved it!

I decided to visit one of my favorite venues in Grapevine, Nash Farm, on Saturday 4/3. I had driven by and seen a trailer of kids being pulled around by a tractor for a good old-fashioned hayride and wondered what … Continue reading

Editor’s Corner: The COVID mandates are being lifted; How are you going to handle it?

I must admit, I was a bit aghast when I heard that Texas Governor Greg Abbott was putting an end to the mandate he put in place about 8 months ago to wear masks, and he plans to re-open 100% … Continue reading

Editor’s Corner – World Weary and Confused: The Crazy Times We Live In

Well, crap. Just when the “ordinary world” was emerging again, my county (Tarrant) has made it (basically) a law that people who go into any business must wear face masks. Of course, it’s up to the store owners/managers to ask patrons … Continue reading

Editor’s Corner -Dallas riots: How does violence bring about peace?

I went to downtown Dallas yesterday to take pics of the carnage after the non-peaceful protests the weekend before. For those of you who are not aware, an unarmed black man, George Floyd, died when FOUR police officers held him … Continue reading

Editor’s Corner: NASA veteran shares stories about his 40+ years at the agency

By Stacey Doud On September 17, 2019, retired NASA employee Herb Baker gave a talk at University of Texas at Arlington about his 42-year career at the space agency. Most of his work was performed at Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, … Continue reading

Editor’s Corner – When unconditional love is suddenly gone: Coping with the loss of a beloved pet

I’m sure I don’t have to point out that there have been many publicized deaths in the United States lately. From mass shootings to one-on-one occurrences, they all seem senseless to me. It may seem odd for a journalist to … Continue reading

Editor’s Corner: Toyota Music Factory brings big city entertainment to Irving, TX

By Stacey Doud I was fortunate enough to score free tickets to see G. Love, Blues Traveler and moe. on August 10, 2019 at the Toyota Music Factory in Irving/Las Colinas. I had never been to this particular venue, so I was very curious about how such a … Continue reading

Editor’s Corner: So, I witnessed a robbery…

By Stacey Doud I was driving to the store this afternoon and passed two cars parked next to a curb, one behind the other. I thought nothing of it until the front car sped off, tires screeching, passing me up … Continue reading