So the news came in on Saturday... The Eviction won Best Documentary Short from the Texas Ultimate Shorts Festival. Pretty darn cool??? You betcha. It has some upcoming festivals so it will be interesting to see if it gets in or not. One of the subjects of the doc is CitySquare ( https://www.dallasnews.com/news/east-dallas/2015/01/03/citysquare-center-moves-to-south-dallas-spreading-opportunities--and-hope ). While it does help the homeless, their focus is bringing opport
It was Che. Sure I could have carried my 'Burnt Orange' Zippo... but no... I carried Che. It is a little rough for wear, but it is the Zippo I never have to worry about loosing. If I can't find it, I know its just on a little revolutionary expedition. It will be back. Like the Spartans it would come back bearing its shield... or lying upon it. Well that could be it, or when I felt its weight in my pocket I knew that it was a just decision... if only for the symbolism.
After class on Friday I was on the road. I had to make it to Austin. The next day was Texas History Day and I was to judge student documentaries. I would be ready to use my skills to judge the best student documentaries in Texas. The traffic was a little heavy, but I knew it would be even worse as I got closer to five. So I chased the horizon. Well, I got there in time. Austin was ready for me. A quick shower and shave and I was out the door. Why? 6th street was waitin