The Helpers

My childhood friend and neighbor, Mr. Rogers, is quoted saying the following … “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’” 50 years ago today a frightening scene unfolded in Dallas, … More The Helpers

The Texas State Fair

There’s nothing more ‘Americana’ than a state fair, and there’s nothing more ‘merican’ than the month-long State Fair of Texas. Every year thousands flock to Dallas to gorge themselves on fried food, shopping and games. But before we get to that, let’s start off with the one and only, Big Tex. Making his debut at … More The Texas State Fair

The Beer Can House

The Johnson Space Center, Mission Control, the discovery of oil in 1901 and the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, are a few of the things that make Houston a world renown city. John Milkovisch is not a name that you will find associated with any of the aforementioned. However, this … More The Beer Can House


Despite the sun having gone down behind the tree line, releasing us of it’s piercing burn, sweat still poured down everyone’s backs. We stood with thousands of people lining the main drag of Houston’s “gayborhood”, Montrose, trying not to rub shoulders for fear of melting into one another. The sun had softened the asphalt under … More Pride