Videos go viral in icy battle against ALS

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

Log in to a Facebook page or go through your feed on Twitter, and it doesn't take long to come across someone taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Kindness to a rookie not forgotten

Published Wednesday, August 13, 2014
By Richard Greene

In the spring of 2000, I felt the urge to chase my passion for sports writing and leave behind the city council and school board meetings that filled most of my nights.

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Confessions of a bad son

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Richard Greene

Despite all my efforts, I've come to the realization this weekend that I'm a failure in one aspect. I try to eat right, exercise and do chores around the house. I give my best effort at earning an honest day's living and always leave a healthy tip for waiters and waitresses. I even pay my taxes and vote in most elections.

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No sweat over brown-water crisis

Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By Richard Greene

After three hours of yard work in my constant pursuit to sculpt a Southern Living lawn in the heat and humidity, I was in need of a shower to get back to what the weekend was really for - watching the U.S. Open.

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Street hoops and the HOA

Published Wednesday, May 28, 2014
By Richard Greene

A few months back, the wifey and I bought a home in a community with a homeowners association (HOA). I've heard and read horror stories about the overbearing property owners groups that constantly monitored weeds in yards, and placed liens on properties for little violations to the neighborhood covenants such as flying flags or planting the wrong kind of tree.

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New take on the American dream

Published Wednesday, March 5, 2014
By Richard Greene

In 2005, I followed the advice of everyone I knew and ventured out to buy my first piece of the American dream.

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Where Texans go for fun and games

Published Wednesday, January 22, 2014
By Richard Greene

To celebrate my 36th year on the planet, the wife, friends and I headed east to visit the riverboats last weekend.

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Sidedishes for Saturday, January 18, 2014

Published Saturday, January 18, 2014
By Richard Greene

For 30 years, including 25 as a head coach, Michael Hatch has led teams on to the floor.

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Thanks for letting me tell your stories

Published Saturday, September 8, 2012
By Richard Greene

Almost every time I spot the book "Green Eggs and Ham", I quickly thumb through it, getting a chuckle at the rhymes orchestrated by Dr. Seuss.

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