Urban Cowgirl


Despair in Fashion

by | Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 16:08 CST

The Road to Compromise

A former bus driver has sued the Capital Area Rural Transportation System, charging that the nine-county transit service discriminated against him based on his ...Read More

Irrevocable Acts

This story starts with death. Then it gets worse. But I’m getting ahead of myself. My father died on May 15. He was 85 and he’d suffered from Alzheimer’s ...Read More

The Better Half

So I’ve come to the point in my life that I read a book and talk back to it. That’s what Laura Bush’s autobiography, Spoken From the Heart, made me do...Read More

Taking the Reins

Fifteen or so years ago, I sat across a dinner table from a Dallas state district court judge who delighted in the sound of his own reedy tenor. When abortion c...Read More

Bushed on Broadway

Laura Bush and I went to see the musical Enron together before it closed on Broadway. Well, that’s an exaggeration. To begin with, I’m not sure Enron is exa...Read More

Space Politics

Years ago, when I interviewed with a New York law firm, one of the partners told me he’d always thought New Yorkers and Texans were quite similar. Both were a...Read More

Tell Me All About Yourself

Every Culture Hides Its Best Stories

For some reason, my husband and I have both ended up fascinated by narratives.  He analyzes them.  I try to create them.  We talk about them a lot — much t...Read More