Columnists

Join in recognizing Autism Awareness Month

By Sheri Willrodt  Director of Special Services,  Austin Public Schools Autism Spectrum Disorders (or ASD) is a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication ... Read more | Add your comment

Full Circle: When grills and sounds easily ID’d a car’s make, model

Do you remember when the make of cars was easily identifiable? When even folks who were not interested in cars could recognize the brands? For ... Read more | Add your comment

Sexual abuse is a scary truth that can’t be ignored

Child sexual abuse affects families in our community. A 2005 study by the CDC estimates that one in four girls and one in six boys ... Read more | Add your comment

Al Batt: With a good book, crammed planes aren’t so bad

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting: You’re eating a hotdog! I am. Who eats a hot dog for breakfast? People who like hot dogs. Driving ... Read more | Add your comment

YMCA, rec center combo offers many possibilities

On a recent run at the Austin YMCA, my mind started wandering to the future of Austin’s largest fitness hub. Earlier this month, Vision 2020’s ... Read more | Add your comment