Columns

Children's Corner |
May 31, 1974

Games Small People Play

The games of yesterday are the memories of today. Here are a few bits and pieces on how to help your own child store up some memories.

Sports |
May 31, 1974

Katie at the Bat

Women’s college sports, after years of atrophy, are getting more attention, but the same amount of financial support—almost none.

Nutrition |
May 31, 1974

The Adipose Tissue Issue

There’s a mechanism in the brain that’s supposed to keep you from getting fat. The only problem is you have to eat right and exercise to make it work.

The Stand Up Desk |
April 30, 1974

Behind the Lines

On a warm March morning we went looking for the grave of my great-great-grandmother Nancy Daugherty. My mother had visited the grave more than 40 years before, and remembered only that it was near the capitol and that a small iron fence encircled the plot. We found the grave amid

Politics & Policy |
March 31, 1974

Behind the Lines

We Texans have always seemed to drive more, and farther, and for perhaps stranger reasons, than just about anyone else. Young people in the bleak and monotonous landscapes of West and North Texas grew up accustomed to endless, aimless rides around the countryside and to regular trips into the cities

The Stand Up Desk |
February 28, 1974

Behind the Lines

Writing about Larry L. King is a difficult task that leaves me feeling like some sweating country jeweler stooped over a fine stone trying to fashion an appropriate setting out of tin. Some good writers have craft; others have soul and spirit. Larry has what great writers have: he has

The Stand Up Desk |
January 1, 1974

Behind the Lines

INMATES OF THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT of Corrections have made 181 new desks for about $34 a desk. Rockford Furniture Associates of Austin has fashioned matching chairs for $180 a chair. A new electronic voting board has been installed for $33,500 ($200 more than the total cost for the chairs). These