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Entries from June 2013

That’s Gonna Leave A Mark – Headed To CaddyVille

June 28th, 2013 · Tags: Arts · Cities

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In Memory Of Billie Jean “Ping”

June 27th, 2013 · Tags: Uncategorized

  Jan. 5, 1928 – June 27, 2013 Most of the lyrics don’t apply, but the title and the chorus keep running through my head … In remembrance of Billie Jean Pieratt (Pingel) Long … “Heaven Is A Better Place Today.” A creative force.  A positive spirit. A nurturing mother.  A teacher. A volunteer. A […]

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Dome Comes Down! Ping Pontificates On King – Book Review

June 23rd, 2013 · Tags: Arts · Politics · Wi-Fi

During my first brush with entertainment writing in college, there was a joke that I was a “not-in-good-standing” member of the book of the month club. As entertainment editor, all of the major and some minor publishing houses sent me dozens and dozens and dozens of books to review for the college newspaper. Ha … […]

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Should Have Pinged Lake Texoma Sooner, Rather Than Later

June 17th, 2013 · Tags: Cities · Politics · Wi-Fi

The side job — “The Dirty Gig” — that keeps me traveling the country sometimes also landlocks me right here in Fort Worth, such as now.  So, the other day I started looking around for a weekend adventure … a short roadtrip … and some Wi-Fi exploration close to home. Otherwise, I might never have […]

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