Category: Dallas



Three years ago, at the beginning of December 2012, I was about to do something I didn’t want to do. But some new friends had talked me into it, and somewhere along the way I’d said yes. I wasn’t sure...


Guns and Evil

I usually agree with Jim Schutze, from the Dallas Observer. Not always, but usually, especially on local stuff. But today he revealed a level of idealism and naivete that’s pretty shocking for someone of his…experience. Writing about the recent machete...


Crafty Copenhagen

This is the story that got me to buy this book. It’s been totally worth getting to this point. Should be required reading for the Dallas City Council.


Am I Too Honest…Or Not Honest Enough?

For those who don’t know, I got laid off recently. So for the last 15 days I’ve been back and forth with recruiters and interviewing pretty much all day. Last time I was looking for work, I owned interviews. I sat...


The Benefit of Being a Gentleman

I think there’s a great challenge in finding ways to get new people charitably engaged. Usually that means having an event or drive where the focus is on having fun or gaining something for yourself, while giving a kickback to a...


How Highways Hurt Dallas

Conventionalists will scare people with simplistic questions such as “How will people get to work?” Rest assured, people get to work in good cities, too. London doesn’t have any inner-city highways. People get to work. The eggs still get delivered. Traditionalists recognize the complexity of cities. They know that, for success, many layers of city-making need to work together.