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“More Life with Jody Dean”: The Memorial Day 2020 Tribute, with Barry Corbin

Several weeks prior to the 2020 observance of Memorial Day, it occurred to me that this year's commemoration deserved special consideration. Now more than ever we need to understand what real bravery, courage and perseverance [...]

“More Life with Jody Dean”: A Tribute to the Class of 2020

The Class of 2020 will be able to say it with certainty: It was one of the most unique graduation years in recent memory. Thanks to the COVID-19 Pandemic, this season's commencement exercises were held [...]

The Two Jodys: Episode #6, with special guest Jeff Frye (4.10.20)

Jody Norman and I have been friends for more than 45 years. The subject of our new podcast? Something we both love, and have done for more than 70 years combined: [...]

“Just Three Things” Episode 6 (4.2.20)

"Just Three Things", Episode 6 (4.2.20) Jocelyn White and I have known each other for more than 30 years. We've put together some rather outstanding radio documentaries, worked together on-air, [...]

The Things I’ll Never Gripe About Again

They say you never really know what you had until it's gone. Enter COVID-19. I have a lot of ideas about what the world will look like from here on out. In fact, I'm inclined [...]

The Two Jodys: Episode #5, with special guest Tim Brown (3.25.20)

Jody Norman and I have been friends for more than 45 years. The subject of our new podcast? Something we both love, and have done for more than 70 years combined: [...]

Jody’s Journal #2 (3.24.20)

Tuesday, March 24th: my trifecta, plugging pickups, and singing from the balcony NBC5 [...]

Jody’s Journal #1 (3.23.20)

Some random thoughts for Monday, March 23rd...about fear, family, and friends helping friends.  [...]

“Just Three Things” Episode 5 (3.17.20)

"Just Three Things", Episode 4 (3.3.20) Jocelyn White and I have known each other for more than 30 years. We've put together some rather outstanding radio documentaries, worked together on-air, [...]

A Message From Under The Microscope

"The external world could take care of itself. In the meantime it was folly to grieve, or to think." Edgar Allan Poe, The Masque of the Red Death [...]

The Two Jodys: Episode #4, with special guest Mark McLemore (3.10.20)

Jody Norman and I have been friends for more than 45 years. The subject of our new podcast? Something we both love, and have done for more than 70 years combined: [...]

“Just Three Things” Episode 4 (3.3.20)

"Just Three Things", Episode 4 (3.3.20) Jocelyn White and I have known each other for more than 30 years. We've put together some rather outstanding radio documentaries, worked together on-air, [...]

The Two Jodys: Episode #3, with special guest Ray Burris (2.25.20)

Jody Norman and I have been friends for more than 45 years. The subject of our new podcast? Something we both love, and have done for more than 70 years combined: [...]

“Just Three Things” Episode 3 (2.18.20)

"Just Three Things", Episode 3 (2.18.20) Jocelyn White and I have known each other for more than 30 years. We've put together some rather outstanding radio documentaries, worked together on-air, [...]

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The Two Jodys: Episode #2, with special guest Gina Miller (2.14.20)

Jody Norman and I have been friends for more than 45 years. The subject of our new podcast? Something we both love, and have done for more than 70 years combined: [...]

“Just Three Things” Episode 2 (2.7.20)

"Just Three Things", Episode 2 (2.7.20) Jocelyn White and I have known each other for more than 30 years. We've put together some rather outstanding radio documentaries, worked together on-air, [...]

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The Two Jodys: Episode #1, with special guest Jamey Newberg (1.31.20)

Jody Norman and I have been friends for more than 45 years. It all started way back at Fort Worth's McLean Middle School when he ran for Leadership Committee and I [...]

“Just Three Things” Episode 1 (1.24.20)

Well, the first podcast is finally here. Jocelyn White and I have known each other for more than 30 years. We've put together some rather outstanding radio documentaries, worked together [...]

The End of the Line?: Why Getting Rid of Children’s Trains Is Wrong (UPDATED)

UPDATE, 1.3.20 8:00pm - Children's Health Dallas has reversed its plans and now says the trains will stay. “We are humbled by the heartfelt response we’ve received about our beloved Trainscape. We have decided to [...]

Texas Inspirations #2: The Corn Man

William Gray goes by his middle name, "Paul". That's not how most people know him, though. To the thousands of customers who've stopped at his booth in the Dallas Farmers Market over the years, Paul [...]

Texas Inspirations #1: Riding With Sweetie Pie

A couple of years ago, while spending the day at Canton's legendary First Monday Trade Days, I met someone I just could not forget. At the time, I told myself that at some point I [...]

Back At The Ballpark

Where to begin? This weekend marks the last for Texas Rangers baseball at Globe Life Park, the team's home for the last 25 years. For those who became a Texan-by-choice after 1994, or if you [...]