Retouch

I felt something this weekend. I sit here at my computer, and I’m still trying to digest all the events of this weekend’s trip to Texas Renaissance Festival. Being away from Austin and all that my selfsame lifestyle entails, even if only for two short days, has given me a different perspective of myself and …

Paper update and other updates

Hey folks. Not sure if I overreacted about the local newspaper’s choice of story placement (see last journal entry). I did get a reply from the editor two days later, though. Here was his response: Thanks for your email. We make these kinds of tough decisions daily, and inevitably the results trouble some of our …

Local paper nixes poxes

A friend of mine brought something to my attention yesterday. He presented to me a copy of yesterday’s Austin American-Stateman, our local newspaper, and asked me to read a few choice articles for my feedback. What I saw disturbed me. The articles themselves weren’t necessarily disturbing; it was the editorial choice of which article to …