Saturday is the opening of the second part of the divided season on ducks in the South Zone, which includes all of the coastal and adjoining counties. It could not come at a better time as conditions have changed dramatically from two weeks ago when the first part of the season closed.
It looks like Santa will be taking a different route this year. The Santa Hustle race series, known for dressing its participants in Santa hats and fluffy white beards, has developed a new course for its Galveston race, scheduled for Dec. 18.
I dug my paddle deep and pushed as hard as I could while trying to find a rhythm that kept me stable on the rough water. My surf ski, a long, thin sit-on-top kayak with a rudder, sliced through the foam. I sneaked a glance to my right and saw that I was somewhere in the middle of the pack. As I cleared the shore break I felt a sense of elation. After a few strokes, that quickly faded as a shadow fell across me. Looking up I realized a massive wave was blocking the early morning sun’s rays.
Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky wrote that “The world will be saved by beauty,” which leads us to ask two rhetorical questions: first, does this mean that the world is lost and, second, is ugliness to blame for its condition? Rhetorical questions require no answer, but what we can see for ourselves is that in their multiple forms — artistic, personal and moral — beauty and ugliness contend for cultural supremacy. Today the general consensus among humanistic thinkers is that a “cult of ugliness” prevails.
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Hervey scored 15 points and UT Arlington beat a Top 25 team for the first time in program history, shocking previously unblemished No. 12 Saint Mary's 65-51 on Thursday night.
Minister of Music J. Bass leads the New Vision Celebration Choir during the eight annual Spring Revival at Progressive Missionary Baptist Church in Texas City on March 20. Gospel music is more popular now than ever, and music of its kind has never been easier to find. Just look on iTunes, Pandora and last.fm. Its hits are annually nominated for both Grammy and Dove awards. And, of course, it is a Sunday staple at many local churches.