As time passes by …

Published Saturday, December 29, 2012
By Kristen Tribe

I've never been one to mourn the passage of time. But this year was different.

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The making of a family heirloom

Published Saturday, December 15, 2012
By Kristen Tribe

The day after Christmas 2011 my entire family crawled under our new dinner table searching for the signature of the builder. He's not famous. His work doesn't appear in galleries.

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Who says there’s no international intrigue in local news?

Published Wednesday, November 28, 2012
By Kristen Tribe

Interviewing people comes naturally to me and my newsroom coworkers.

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Still haunted by one scary Halloween

Published Saturday, October 27, 2012
By Kristen Tribe

I have never been through a haunted house.

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The reality of a presidential election

Published Wednesday, October 3, 2012
By Kristen Tribe

"Mitt Romney, will you accept this rose?"

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Acronyms make for a queasy alphabet soup

Published Saturday, September 15, 2012
By Kristen Tribe

Although I work with words, individual letters often give me a headache.

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Basics for the first-grade fashionista

Published Saturday, September 1, 2012
By Kristen Tribe

There's something to be said for khakis and a blue polo shirt.

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We all feel the pain of a child’s death

Published Wednesday, August 1, 2012
By Kristen Tribe

How much can one town take? It's a question that remains unanswered but has been asked repeatedly in recent months.

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‘Amarillo By Morning’ … or mid-afternoon

Published Wednesday, June 27, 2012
By Kristen Tribe

It was time to get out. Go away. Take a break.

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Open road clears path to creativity

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012
By Kristen Tribe

I miss the open road. That's where I do my best thinking.

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Magazine should recognize Wise’s weirdness

Published Wednesday, May 2, 2012
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County is victim of a gross injustice.

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We can thank technology for generation gap

Published Wednesday, February 8, 2012
By Kristen Tribe

"Momma, did typewriters have just one font?"

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Another lunch time option, complete with fu manchu

Published Wednesday, January 11, 2012
By Kristen Tribe

I've made a resolution to eat lunch in 2012.

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College will open up new opportunities

Published Wednesday, January 4, 2012
By Kristen Tribe

Weatherford College Wise County has come a long way from being housed in an old Wal-Mart building.

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Perry seems off his game in presidential race

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2011
By Kristen Tribe

The cracks are widening in Gov. Rick Perry's shiny exterior.

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Athletes overcome weather, health issues to finish race

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2011
By Kristen Tribe

Disappointment dripped from Jo Beth's voice Tuesday morning. We were talking on the phone, so I can't be certain, but it seemed to hang there, heavy on the line.

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Middle school revives spirit ribbon tradition

Published Thursday, September 15, 2011
By Kristen Tribe

A wave of nostalgia is washing over McCarroll Middle School in Decatur this week.

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Tips for getting your voice heard

Published Thursday, August 11, 2011
By Kristen Tribe

Letters to the editor is a space carved out for you.

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It’s just not working out …

Published Thursday, July 14, 2011
By Kristen Tribe

Dear CenturyLink, You've been distant lately. This has been going on for months, and although I've overlooked it and even tried to make amends, it's just too hard.

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Dogs play important role in family dynamic

Published Thursday, June 16, 2011
By Kristen Tribe

You could say we're dog people. Not modern-day dog people. We don't carry them in handbags or dress them in sweaters.

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