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the rambling boy

the rambling boy

October 23rd, 2014

The Mediterranean state of Texas

By LONN TAYLOR

Historians have argued for years over whether Texas is part of the South or the West. One school holds that our roots in the cotton kingdom and our history of slavery and secession places us in the South, while the other maintains that our beef industry and history of …

correspondence

correspondence

October 23rd, 2014

Editor:

A Far West Texas thank you to Mr. Rand Elliott for reconsideration of his proposed Fort D.A. Russell housing project.

Lloyd MacDonald

Midland

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Editor:

I was surprised to read about the reaction to Rand Elliot’s proposed house. I think it’s disingenuous that so many in our town tear down houses at will, build modern homes, or …

dick decent – 507

dick decent – 507

October 23rd, 2014

golliver – mail in

golliver – mail in

October 23rd, 2014

golliver – confused

golliver – confused

October 16th, 2014

dick decent – ebola

dick decent – ebola

October 16th, 2014

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

October 16th, 2014

The mechanical machine that prints the alphabet on paper

By LONN TAYLOR

My computer’s printer recently went on the fritz, and while pondering whether to get it fixed or buy a new one and, if the latter, what kind to buy, I found myself thinking about what a useful, elegant, and self-contained machine the typewriter was.

My first …

correspondence

correspondence

October 16th, 2014

Editor:

This past weekend while I was in Marfa taking care of my elderly parents, early Saturday morning about 3am, my mother suddenly became ill.  She was having trouble breathing and I immediately called 911. My mother collapsed, stopped breathing and was non responsive.

The ambulance arrived very promptly and I was very impressed and thankful for …

dick decent – ebola

dick decent – ebola

October 9th, 2014

golliver – linked

golliver – linked

October 9th, 2014

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