Wendy Meyer

Articles by Wendy Meyer

Briar Patch

Jan 31, 1974 By Gregory Curtis and Wendy Meyer

WELL, I’LL BE A DIRTY BIRD The two Kids Kounty stores in Houston (think of the confusion had they been named Cids County) are the result of an original merchandising idea of the Lachman Rose Company. The stores are large windowless boxes each containing about 34,000 square feet of…

Briar Patch

Jan 1, 1974 By Prudence Mackintosh, Wendy Meyer and Beverly Lowry

THE DECLINE AND FALL OF LUNAR ROYALTY IT WASN’T EXACTLY ONE GIANT step for womankind, but from all reports this was one exploration NASA’s Director Christopher Columbus Kraft found not worth smiling about. Odds are that 1973’s Lunar Landing Festival Beauty Contest was not only the first such endeavor by…

Briar Patch

May 31, 1973 By Gregory Curtis, Wendy Meyer and Allan Turner

THE SIN OF AUSTIN IN AUSTIN RECENTLY, DURING A public hearing on skinnydipping in Lake Travis, local resident Louis Steinbach testified to attentive city councilmen: “God has the power to destroy this city for its sin…and officials had better realize it.” We do not want to appear soft on sin,…