Thank you for all the well wishes after my first “Capital Highlights” column last week. I also appreciate the emails suggesting topics of high interest.
Many brave men fought for Texas independence. Some were lucky to be remembered and volumes of books were written about their character, deeds, while others had only a mention.
“The farmer has always been a peasant,” said Richard Blinco of Idaho.
When the market crashed in 1975, Richard had a ranch, feedlot, dairy, potatoes, alfalfa and a packing house.
Ed Sterling wrote this column for almost three decades, so let’s open by celebrating his contributions to the Texas Press Association and its members.
Research appears all the time about monkeys. This, I suspect, is because they’re the second-brightest animals in the world.