Would you please pass the wisdom?

Several bits of sage advice have come my way lately. If you keep your eye on what is happening in our community you may be aware it is Hispanic Heritage Month. Richard Montañez was the keynote speaker at the Hispanic Business Achievers Awards Luncheon, held by the Tyler Hispanic Business Alliance. Montañez is a marketing and sales executive…

Snoozing or losing: Does hitting the snooze button hurt you or help you

If you snooze do you lose? You can probably see where this is going. The first awareness I recall of having a snooze bar was when I got my first digital alarm clock. It had to be in my teens because, prior to that time in my life, I went to bed at such a reasonable hour I really didn’t need an alarm to wake up at a particular time ‑‑

Nelson Clyde's Is It Just Me: Time travel: Going supersonic

My life involves a good bit of travel. A recent trip revealed a problem one would think is begging for a solution. The problem is with security at airports adding a good bit of time to the process of commercial air travel. The free market forces surrounding the situation usually solve such impediments. This is particularly befuddling since time is

Is it just me? Experienced garage door assassin needed?

Have you ever had one of those days when it feels the best decision might be to just crawl back in the bed and rest quietly in a fetal position? Or maybe what has happened to you makes you look around to see if secret cameras are filming you and someone is about to jump out of the bushes exclaiming, “You’ve just been punked!” Or you scan

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Would you please pass the wisdom?

Several bits of sage advice have come my way lately. If you keep your eye on what is happening in our community…

14 October 2017 [11:36 PM]
You want the good news or the bad news?

NELSON CLYDE, Is it Just Me? The good news is the water is receding in Houston. The bad news is it is rising in Florida. And Cuba. The good news is the Texas legislature is no longer in session.…

09 September 2017 [05:29 PM]
Some real news about real news

NELSON CLYDE, Is It Just Me? With as much real news as we have been confronted with recently, one wonders how people still have an appetite for what is unreal - or fake. The problems are multifold. First…

02 September 2017 [05:34 PM]
A Technicolor life for everyone

Those of you who have been with me a while may remember my old friend Bubba. He was a regular in this column for a while with a feature we called Ask Bubba. It was quite popular and some people…

26 August 2017 [06:54 PM]
How I’m learning to stop worrying and love the bomb

NELSON CLYDE, Is It Just Me? Is it just me? Or does anyone else find it amusing a total eclipse of the sun is just around the corner? It seems the timing is perfect considering North Korean nukes…

12 August 2017 [07:23 PM]
The nose knows smell

NELSON CLYDE, Is It Just Me? Do you have memories linked to aromas? People? Places? It is unquestionable for me. Some are good and some maybe not. My great grandmother smelled like the powder she used. One year I…

08 July 2017 [04:02 PM]
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For the love of Tomatoes

NELSON CLYDE, Is It Just Me? It’s tomato season. Somewhere in the middle of this blessed time there should be…

01 July 2017 [03:16 PM]
Man’s search for the best taco

NELSON CLYDE, Is It Just Me? At a recent gathering of friends, the topic of post-modern business came up. No one called it post-modern but that was the nature of the beast. We were discussing the recent purchase by…

24 June 2017 [03:38 PM]
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Keep the cards and letters coming

It seems the summer heat has arrived. The upside to the heat is we can get real tomatoes now. If anyone has…

17 June 2017 [02:27 PM]
Sensory overload at Trinity Groves

NELSON CLYDE, Is It just me? If you find yourself in Dallas, there is a new food Mecca worth checking out at the Trinity Groves restaurant complex. Located near the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, the compound is an explosion…

29 April 2017 [03:22 PM]
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