Staff blogs

  • BeckyCooper

    I am truly thankful

    By BeckyCooper in The Daily Commute

    This Thanksgiving I am thankful for many things. So not to bore you with it all I will limit this to my gratefulness as a commuter. I am thankful for the men and women who build and maintain the area ...

  • dtewes

    Cold blast is here

    By dtewes in Sky Watch

       Can you say brrr?    A major change is in store for the area as the cold air forecasters have been promising has arrived. Expect a 40-degree change in the temperature in less than 24 hours.     The cold ...

  • dtewes

    By dtewes in Sky Watch

  • AllisonMiles

    Gig 'Em, Baby!

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    I'm well aware that this is an arts and crafts blog, but with the biggest game of the year (in my mind, at least) a mere few days away, I decided it was time to support my fellow Aggies. We've ...

  • PEbner

    Q-school swingers

    By PEbner in The world of golf

    I'm definitely going to be glued to the results of the final stage of the PGA Tour q-school next week as several members of the Tight Lies Tour will be trying to gain their PGA cards over six gruelling days ...

  • AllisonMiles

    We need more of these...

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    Who out there plans to be up at 4 a.m. Friday to hit those door-buster sales when the stores open at 5? Typically I would say "not me!" but I'll be out there talking to those early morning shoppers this ...

  • BeckyCooper

    I hate fog

    By BeckyCooper in The Daily Commute

     Let me say it up front I hate fog. It’s blinding, I can’t see oncoming cars until they are right there. I can’t see deer jumping across the road until I am right on them. I can’t see the landmarks ...

  • dtewes

    Cold blast on the way

    By dtewes in Sky Watch

       Chilly autumn air should be on the way just in time for the holiday weekend, something travelers might not appreciate.    A cold front will arrive in Victoria late Wednesday or early Thursday, dropping daytime high temperatures 30 degrees. ...

  • ChrisCobler

    What's happening with requst for DA documents?

    By ChrisCobler in Your Advocate: an editor's blog

    An online reader asked this question: "What is the status of the Advocate request to see the documents that the D.A. sent back to the Police Chief? Is Tyler trying to keep them from the public with some sort of ...

  • ALongLook

    Scraps of paper, shoeboxes, notebooks

    By ALongLook in The Write Stuff

    For years I jotted down random thoughts, poems, short stories on whatever piece of paper was handy. They'd often end up in a shoebox stuffed in a closet somewhere. At some point, don't remember exactly when, I began writing in ...

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