From the Can Plant to the Pearl Lantana

The Pearl Brewery in San Antonio opened in 1883. The Pearl Lantana opened in Austin in 2016. Separated by 133 years but connected. That connection will become clear as “From the Can Plant to the Pearl Lantana” unfolds. I write this post sitting by the pools at the...

The Alchemy of Time

1914. 1934. 1936. 1964. 1965. 1966. 1967. 1968. 1999. 2001. 2004. 2014. 2018. 2021. 2022.   Dates. Years. Some mark beginnings. Others mark endings. They are the markers of time. The markers of life. Over the span of the century which they represent, there have...

I Have Been Provoked | Dominoes

On January 7, 2015 when I posted it, it wasn’t titled Part One. I didn’t change its title until January 29, 2015 when I posted Part Two. Both Part One and Part Two were written three months after my beloved bride, Maureen, took her last breath on 10.21.2014 due to...