Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Cornwallis Connection

Last week,  I was walking around downtown Charlotte, N.C.. Standing in front of the Bank of America tower, I noticed a marker indicating I was at the site of the Battle of Charlotte, which occurred on Sept. 26, 1780. Back … Continue reading

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I can’t keep up with changes in technol

I can’t keep up with changes in technology. Stayed up late last night to finally download #IOS7, and this morning, there was a new update.

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`Steffy’s First Ship Model’

The latest issue of the INA Quarterly has a couple of items about which I’m excited. The first is the cover story, “Steffy’s First Ship Model,” which is a reworked version of the story I wrote last year for the … Continue reading

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The Wealthiest Texans list

The latest issue of Texas Monthly has its annual list of wealthiest Texans. Many of the subjects of these sorts of lists hate them. They would prefer to be known for their achievements, their success or their charity rather than simply … Continue reading

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Gas Leaks in Fracking Disputed in Study

Gas Leaks in Fracking Disputed in Study http://ow.ly/oWxzR For a deeper analysis: http://ow.ly/oWxBR #energy

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Michael Dell prevails in takeover fight — now what?

Here’s my update for Texas Monthly on the takeover battle for Dell Inc., which was finally put to a shareholder vote and approved last week. Now that the seven-month battle is behind him, Michael Dell must implement the big changes … Continue reading

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Michael Dell’s next moves http://ow.ly/

Michael Dell’s next moves http://ow.ly/oO0qy With Icahn out and victory assured, now what?

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