News2018-11-29T22:10:07+00:00

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, [...]

February 18th, 2020|Categories: News and Commentary, Podcast, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

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, [...]

February 7th, 2020|Categories: News and Commentary, Podcast, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

What I’ve Always Wanted To Do, #1 – Eat Barbecue For a Living

So now that my time in Radio appears to be over for the present, what's next? I'm asked that a lot. To tell the truth, I'm kind of making it up as I go along. [...]

“Dusty Attics”, Episode 22 – Opal Lee

Miss Opal. Force of nature. I typed those words as a placeholder to come back to later. Then I realized I couldn't improve on them. Opal Lee has been changing lives almost all of her [...]

August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Discover, News and Commentary, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Learning What We Live

"For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he." - Proverbs 23:7 Rainsford expressed his surprise. "Is there big game on this island?" The general nodded. "The [...]