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Opening Remarks

It has been years since I officially left, driving down the long gravel road that led away from where I…

OPENING REMARKS: Belt Way

I don’t recall when it started, but I do recall when being a tucker became a way of life: 7th…

Opening Remarks

To be a good neighbor these days, you have to stay on top of many trends. For example, there’s the…

Back Story

My 1950s world had no big-box stores. And when September arrived and school resumed, we didn’t head for the mall,…

Inside Views

Dallasites know that the city’s natural beauty is not what brought us here or keeps us here. Dallas doesn’t have mountains…

BACK STORY

Who doesn’t like donuts? Probably no one. These yummy little fried pastries drenched in a heavy sugar glaze bring smiles…

Opening Remarks

I was talking with my father the other day, and — as we often conclude after a few minutes of…

REAL ESTATE REPORT: Downhill Slide

The news was not good for Oak Cliff in the fourth Advocate Home Price Snapshot, compiled with the help of…

Opening Remarks

As my wife and I approach our twenty-third summer together, there are many times when our thoughts are eerily in-sync….