Tag Archive: Spain

Oct 09 2015

Rediscovering The Real Columbus

Christopher Columbus

Columbus Day is a national holiday. But it’s also a good time to confront the mythology about the heroic explorer who “discovered” America. Journalism should provide facts and help us to uncover truths. Yet, when it comes to Christopher Columbus, many reporters and pundits hold on dearly to myths. Meanwhile, historians who deal in documentation …

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Jun 26 2013

Figs: A Texas heritage

Lately, I have received a few calls about fig trees and caring for them so I thought I would pass along a little information on the topic that I was able to gain along the way. Figs are one of the oldest cultivated fruit crops. Indications are they were first cultivated about 11,000 years ago. …

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Jun 28 2012

One weak domino

Other countries have problems, but Greece’s are an encyclopedia of bad behavior. By Donald Kaul The stock market keeps going up and down like a yo-yo. I thought you’d like to know why. It’s Greece. Oh, not totally — there are other miscreants involved — but pretty much everyone agrees the Greeks are the first …

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