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Last weekend my wife and I took off on a whim for an overnight trip to the Hill Country. She bought a gift basket at some event that included eight free admission tickets to any Texas Historical Commission State Historic Site, and she was itching to use a few.

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A subscriber emailed the picture accompanying my column this week. Ironically, 79 years ago, in the July 9 edition of this newspaper, the lead story was about 13 inches of rain falling in Rockport in 18 hours.

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Last winter I received an email from Rockport resident Wayne White. That in and of itself isn’t unusual, but this particular email originated from Antarctica.

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Sunday marked the end of a week’s worth of official activities celebrating Aransas County’s Sesquicentennial (150th anniversary). I hope everyone took the opportunity to participate in at least one of the events. As I said in a recent column, “I know some of you might not be interested in Ar…

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We all hear about our federal government on steroids handing out money and benefits, training people to be like dogs, beholding to their provider.

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I’m going to touch on two topics this week. One has passed, but should be observed daily in our hearts and minds. The other is current, and probably controls our thoughts and actions way too much.

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The loss of respect for the traditional family in the United States, coupled with a drop in church attendance, has done more harm to our country than illegal aliens flowing freely across our southern border, election shenanigans, or even globalism or global warming.

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On Saturday I had the opportunity to touch, kiss, and hug my 90-year-old parents for the first time in more than a year. Who would have thought 13 months ago that would be the way I opened my column this week?

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Bravo to Texas Governor Greg Abbott for declining to throw out the first pitch at the Texas Rangers’ opening game due to Major League Baseball’s (MLB) false narrative about voter integrity laws.

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This Sunday is Easter. I’m hoping for the Second Coming. I don’t know about you, but I think the world needs it about now. God gave us our chance (actually millions and millions and million of chances) and we’ve royally messed things up.

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Being in the communication business, specifically the community newspaper business, I get a little troubled when people say things like, “I didn’t know anything about that”, when it has been published in this newspaper, on The Pilot’s website, or on our Facebook Page.

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