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From The Publisher – March 2019

Dearest EXPLORE Reader, Back in 2012, in the frigid waters off the Italian coastline, the Costa Concordia cruise ship that was carrying almost 3500 people hit a reef, almost sunk, and thirty-two people were killed. The boat’s captain, Francesco Schettino, quickly became the culprit blamed for the tragedy. The tragedy was on the news around…

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Publisher – August 2013

Dearest EXPLORE Reader, There’s a tribe in Africa, (the Massai Tribe, I believe) that does a most unique thing when somebody makes a mistake. They believe that people are constantly in the pursuit of 4 things: safety, love, peace, and happiness. However, they also know that people do some stupid things while seeking those basic…

From The Publisher

Dearest Explore Reader, Well, they tore down the old HEB. And for some strange reason, that made me sad. That silly ol’ HEB has stood there since the early 80s, and every teenager in Kendall county got their start in the employment world there. I was no different. It makes me feel like an old…

From The Publisher

Dearest EXPLORE reader, When I was in college, I worked at the Rainbow Play Systems showroom on weekends in Lubbock. It was a pretty cushy job, I liked the owner (who was also named Ben), and the pay was pretty good. I could get a fair amount of studying done in between customers, and I…

From The Publisher…

Dearest EXPLORE reader, Welcome to the 4th Anniversary issue of EXPLORE. I have gone round and round with this letter trying to figure out how I wanted to celebrate the occasion. I would bang out a letter, and then toss it as it just didn’t capture the real humility I hold when I get to…

From the Publisher…..

Dearest EXPLORE reader, In 1985, Kevin Costner appeared in his first movie, an indie film that was made in Austin called “Fandango”.  I’m sure that very few of you have ever seen it.  I’ve seen it about a million times.  It’s a beautiful little film.  It’s the story of 4 fraternity brothers at UT that…

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