A Texas Thanksgiving (Of Sorts)

From First Thoughts

Driving home from Dallas to Houston after a family Thanksgiving dinner is a task. I don’t mean the traffic, but I mean the effort itself. A Thanksgiving dinner tradition my late grandmother established over thirty years ago still holds (in its bare bones) today. So four hours from Houston to . . . . Continue Reading »

Angry Rock Critic

From First Thoughts

I’m an a**hole, but such as we can see only by starlight  I like to think I have something to say. So says the Smashing Pumpkins with which Carl would immediately say is stupid, because he is the go to guy on anything regarding music. Even if his historicist nonsense should not be called . . . . Continue Reading »

Thinking About Scams

From First Thoughts

What if I told you that you could get free money? If such were actually the case, you would think I was crazy, or stupid, or a charlatan. Well I could have been all three, but I have no such promise in this post. Yet, if you have ever had insomnia and found yourself watching late night/early . . . . Continue Reading »

Friday Night Lights Shine on Romney

From First Thoughts

Buzz Bissinger, a life long Democrat, has decided to publicly explain why he’s supporting Romney this year (h/t Mollie Hemingway ). He says that the president’s poor debate performance, as well as some nagging doubts about the efficacy of his policies past and proposed, have led him to . . . . Continue Reading »