August 2020 BLOG POSTS

Austin in 100 Years

One of my favorite poets, Billy Collins, wrote a poem, “To a Stranger Born in Some Distant Country Hundreds of Years from Now,” in response to a comment from a colleague who stated that she writes “poems for a stranger who will be born in some distant country hundreds of years from... Read More >


All droughts are not created equal

“Every time I pray for rain, I'm afraid the Lord will give me what I deserve, not what I want." —Brooks Gunter, farmer, the Texas Panhandle (from The Washington Post) Texas is better prepared for drought now than it was in the 1990s; however, the state is less ready for a repeat of... Read More >



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