39.4 F
Dumas, US
Thursday, April 26, 2018
People who have minimal business with city government don’t understand what requests for qualifications, requests for proposals or the Professional Service Procurement Act mean or why they should care about them, so let’s talk about it. The Journal recently reported...
Two years ago, I called the Dumas Fire Department to ask for the health inspections of the restaurants and other businesses that sell prepared food in the city. The inspections are public record, and many newspapers print them. I’ve...
Since the publication of the story about DISD employee Nicki Ames’ arrest for Assault: Causing Bodily Damage, I’ve received emails encouraging me “to get a life”, advising me to “mind my own business” and observing that I must be...
There’s a difference between a victor and a winner. Both of the titles are awarded to someone who crosses a finish line of some sort or reaches a goal ahead of the competition. Sometimes you compete against yourself to...
Above: It takes time, skill and money to publish the Journal. Taking and editing one photo can consure up to 20 minutes, so you can imagine the time it takes to do 40 of them. This job isn't easy. I often...
I received an email the other day, and the subject line said, “Something something something ... celebrity judge.” If you know me, you know my mind works at warp speed, and not always in a good way. So when...
I’m a Catholic, and although I don’t often go to Mass, I spend time each day in meditation and prayer. They aren’t the same, at least not for me. Prayer is when I speak to God; meditation is when...
Ya viene nuestro 4th. of July, nuestro día de la Independencia, nuestro 16 de Septiembre.  El día que empezó la lucha por ser un país libre y soberano. Pero ¿Que que paso en aquel día? que por cierto es...
I want to be Danny Trejo in the Snickers commercial, slamming my ax into the coffee table when Ma and Pa Brady tell me to calm down. I’m having one of those “Get Off My Lawn” kind of days. You...
Soy Ana Moore #MexicanadeCorazón. Hace dos años llegue a estas tierras lejanas con una maleta y muchas ilusiones (de regresarme a Mexico en dos semanas por que venia de vacaciones), esas dos semanas se convirtieron en dos meses. Después...
Dumas, US
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