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Spiders, snakes and some other running buddies

I am not mortified of spiders. Or snakes. Plenty of people are. Now, I ain’t crazy about mountain lions – an off-road biker was just killed by...

Debate: Yanny vs. Laurel

I’m a Laurel, and you Yannies are insane. For those of you who read that and have no idea what I am talking about, and...

Making sense of life: Part 4

Hey, look at me!” “Watch this!” If you’ve ever been a kid, you probably said it. (If you’ve never been a kid…) If you’ve been a...

Documenting family deaths

Call me morbid, but I have spent an inordinate amount of time looking at death certificates in my life. They typically provide a wealth of...

Making sense of life: Part 3

What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other word would smell as sweet.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet “A...

Now who’s laughing about that volcano class?!

ON YOUR MARK BY MARK K. CAMPBELL I finally got to say “pyroclastic flow” again! Usually, I have to pull it out in ill-fitting times like: “Boy,...

Happy Mother’s Day from the ‘Mother of the Year’

Mommy guilt. Every mother has experienced this. Working or stay at home. Married or single. One kid or five. Wealthy or not so much. If you’re a woman and...

Making sense of life: Part 2

Just wait ’til I get my hands on you! That statement can either strike fear into your heart or make you breathless with anticipation. It...

Video killed the newspaper column writer

ON YOUR MARK By Mark K. Campbell A few months back, we here at the award-winning Epigraph decided we could make better use of social...

Abbott urges officials to apply for funds

Mayors, county judges and emergency management officials in communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey received letters last week from Gov. Greg Abbott, urging them to...