Jan Jarboe Russell

Stories

Full of Woe

You see them on TV, adorable youngsters asking to be adopted, But the dreadful odyssey of the Wednesday’s Child rarely has a made-for-television happy ending.

The Wait for Deliverance

Despite all the mewling from the oil patch, there are still ways to make money at $15 a barrel. Here’s out guide to the terrible teens.

No Wonderland

Once an oil-field service boomtown, Alice doesn’t live well anymore.

It Stinks

Times are rotten for refineries.

What Does H.E.B. Stand For, Anyway?

As the president of Texas’ largest private grocery chain, Charles Butt learned that in order to be nice to his customers he has to be tough on his competitors. And vice versa.

The Week of the Virgin

A doll-like statue of sugar-cane fiber and clay came to San Antonio from a village in Mexico. Twenty-four hours a day, residents of the West Side visited Our Lady of San Juan de los Lagos.

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