In 2009 police in San Jacinto City, just east of Houston, arrested a man named Roberto Faustino for DWI. Faustino, a repeat offender, was charged with a felony, and the police confiscated his 2004 Chevy Silverado. The problem was that the truck didn’t outright belong to Faustino. He was making payments to its rightful owner, a small-business owner named Zaher El-Ali, who still held the title to the truck and demanded its return from the police.
Stephen Lich was a college student when his father, Glen Ernst Lich, 48, was murdered in October 1997 by Ramiro Hernandez Llanas, a 28-year-old Mexican laborer. The crime took place at the family’s home, near Kerrville. In 2000 Hernandez was found guilty and sentenced to death. When, early this year, the convict was given an execution date, Lich, now a professor of economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, chose to attend.
The ZINK story is that of the voyager.
We explore the world to find exceptional materials that have been handcrafted by artisans for generations. Each discovery adds cultural character to the classic heritage of ZINK design.
Whether you’re traveling across town or around the globe, our designs define the chic adventurer.
Among Dallas residents of a certain age, the Starck Club is often recalled with a mix of nostalgia and wonder: How did such a thing ever exist?
In 1983, after more than 10 years of research, a Texas A&M University horticulturist named Leonard Pike created an onion that did not make people cry. This alone was revolutionary, but Dr. Pike also conferred another attribute upon his plant progeny: a single center.
The Art of Surfing
For Lisa Fain, it may have started with a cheese log. She was eight years old when she watched her grandmother make one for a party.
"It was her aunt’s recipe, and I was just blown away," says Fain. "I never realized you could make a cheese ball. I thought it was something you got from the store. That was a moment when I realized, just about anything can be homemade!"