So, we meet again, my old nemesis! The blank page and the deadline – archenemies of writers everywhere across all time. It has been a while since we’ve clashed. Life has been very interesting since I last stared at an empty sheet with no earthly idea what I want to say. I’ve spent a lot of time lately talking about sports, so I want to give that a rest this week. I could … [Read more...] about Going to war with writer’s block and a ticking deadline
Get ready Sugar Land for some good old-fashioned, hard-driving baseball next spring as the Skeeters enter the Pete Incaviglia era. Incaviglia, 53, was introduced last Wednesday as the second manager in Skeeters history and he promised to put together a team the city and the fans can be proud of and enjoy watching. “I am going to put together a team that you and the … [Read more...] about Skeeters introduce Incaviglia as second manager
The Richmond Buzz team from the Richmond Police Department won the eighth annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee Thursday night at Constellation Field. The spelling bee benefits the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County. Pictured are TCO Danell Gaydos, Sgt. Steven Rychlik, Richmond mayor and spelling bee judge Evalyn Moore, and Anna Madrigal. (Photo by Diane … [Read more...] about Spellbound spellers
The English knight’s lance shatters in a joust with the German knight last Sunday at the Texas Renaissance Festival. The jousts are some of the most popular events held weekends at the festival near Magnolia. (Photo by Joe Southern) Muddy knights The Spanish, English and French knights cross blades in the muddy jousting arena after tensions rise during a … [Read more...] about Surely you joust!
There is a bit more chatter in the hallways of the University of Houston at Sugar Land. There are more students, many sporting red shirts or UH hats, eagerly opening books and laptops at the tables in the Albert and Mamie George building. Students are lining up to get student IDs and parking permits (free this year). Food trucks are a mainstay, and on pretty (read: not as … [Read more...] about More students, programs head to UH Sugar Land