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Shaking his head, Pat asked my daughter how she put up with me. Without missing a beat, she fired back at him, “I’ve had years of practice!” I, too, have had years of practice — at sinning. “Practice makes perfect.” Ergo, I do a bang up job of it. I don’t miss a beat either – i.e., I breathe…

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A photo on page 1 of the June 11 and 12 editions misidentified a harmless crane fly as a mosquito. While crane flies are harmless, mosquitoes like the one in the adjacent photo are vectors for serious diseases.

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I was sadly amused to see how Byron York’s column, where he asserted that there was a weakening of traditional standards of argument and proof, started with a lie. 

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Woohoo! I am very excited to read Floyd McKee’s new column in today’s Seguin Gazette. For many years, I would call members of my family who were living out of state, and I would read his column and we would enjoy learning the nuggets of Texas history.

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I read the article in the Sunday paper “Who Pays the Bill?” concerning the dams on the Guadalupe and GBRA’s inability to cover the costs to replace them.

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Seguin’s Main Street program can’t lead downtown revitalization efforts on a shoe string budget. Since moving to Seguin four years ago, my humble attempts to inspire some forward momentum at Main Street have met with a now familiar refrain.

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I am fazed by the last sentence in J.C. Dufresne’s column today, though for him it is just a phase.

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The Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea allows one to fully comprehend the true meaning of Memorial Day. It reinforces the important lesson that the blessings of liberty come at a great cost.

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As the proud owner of a “glorified double wide” I would like to speak up on behalf of the new home owners on Tomahawk.

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Kudos to Dalondo Moultrie and the Seguin Gazette for the coverage of the recent success of Seguin High School’s MatCast staff for winning first place in the TASB contest and being awarded a $5,000 check, hopefully for their department.

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Sitting empty on North Austin Street is an abandoned fire station that was built to keep (Seguin) Fire/EMS units from being delayed by trains crossing North Austin Street.

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As a member of the facilities committee I had the chance to see the needs for our School District from the inside out. Accordingly, we on that committee used our learning and best thinking to chart the three tiered plan that led to Bond 19.

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I support Seguin ISD’s Bond 2019. My perspective is that of a 40-plus year resident of Seguin and a former 20-year employee of the district. That perspective is reflective but my support is future focused.

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In the April 5 edition of the Gazette, the author of “From the Right,” while singing the praises of his Republican issues, took this shot at our local school trustees, citizens and staff, accusing them of “…digging around looking for ways to spend money.”

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Being a resident of New Braunfels, I thought Rep. Kuempel would have some sympathy for folks in adjoining Comal County, but I had it wrong! Rep. Kuempel voted FOR a House Bill (HB 3114) that takes away citizens’ rights by removing the SOAH (State Office of Administrative Hearings) independen…

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As a proud graduate of Seguin schools and as someone with keen interest in Seguin ISD, I am encouraged by the vision of SISD’s current superintendent and by the efforts of the SISD Board to build for the future.

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We have many in our wonderful community to thank for a very successful fun run/walk on Saturday, March 23. First, to the City Parks and Recreation Department for keeping our park system beautiful and available to the public. Seguin has a wonderful greenbelt connecting two great parks.

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Thank you Mr. Herrera Jr. for your search for the truth. Your letter in the Sunday , March 10, paper was excellent. I stopped reading “From the Right” because it was often filled with hate and lies. And after Mr. Mims last commentary, I decided to stop reading his. I wonder why some need to …

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About ten years ago, on November 22,2008 I was flown to the S. W. Texas Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. I was gravely ill and in a coma.

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Please HELP ME UNDERSTAND WHY OUR LOCAL GOVERNMENT WOULD PUT YELLOW STRIPS DOWN A NARROW ROAD. Guadalupe County IS DOING JUST THAT.

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I always enjoy reading Forrest Mims III’s commentary, mostly because it usually gets me to research the topics he has chosen to discuss. I do it with the intent of learning something, whether it is to validate what he has written, or to confirm my disagreements with it.

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Last year we were trying to help a member of our extended family find a better living situation that required affordable housing. After visiting all of the apartment complexes with income based units and the Housing Authority, we were told that the waiting list for an affordable unit was two…

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It’s well after Valentine’s Day, yet I hope there’s still enough love left to power me because I’m a heart thinker. So, don’t bet on riling me (bet on making me cry instead).

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I don’t like the President’s looks, manners, or extramarital affairs. I also don’t like the ongoing search for “Russian collusion” in which several associates of the president have been charged with questionably criminal offenses for which they were forcibly taken in the middle of the night,…

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Valerie Bustamante’s front page story (Tuesday, Jan. 29) and photos about the public meeting to discuss a proposed wastewater treatment plant to be installed north of Geronimo nicely captured the spirit of the meeting. Valerie also cited the concerns expressed by both citizens and elected of…

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The ‘House of Representatives’ [The ‘Population Sensitive’ Arm of our Government] that has NOT BEEN UPDATED in over 100 years!

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Every Sunday I look forward to reading Mr. McKee’s article on the town history. I have cut and pasted the articles in a spiral notebook so I can re-read them later and show them to my grandchildren when we see something that was written in one of his articles. It says in the articles that th…

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Thank you for the thoughtful piece on automobile safety. Although ostensibly the subject was accidents, the focus seemed to be the advancements in safety features now being built into cars.

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With all of the debate surrounding the “Wall” there are other means surrounding the illegal immigration problem that could have a prevailing effect.

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I had a particularly bad bout with my hiatal hernia. A friend thought it had caused me to lose my rear. That sparked my off-the-wall thinking.

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Has anyone else seen a decaying deer just off the roadway on Highway 123 Bypass just southeast of Nolte Farms Road entrance? Certainly a number of folks living in that housing area must have become concerned enough to notify authorities so it could be picked up.

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I had the misfortune of slipping and falling in the shower a few days before the end of our fabulous trip to Costa Rica in October. I did not hurt badly until after we returned to Seguin.

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An article about Alphabiotics in November’s Seguin Magazine featured my business, but I’m concerned that people may misinterpret part of the article as being negative about others in the health and wellness field.

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Millions of people tuned in last week to watch the memorial services for former President George H. W. Bush. The first service took place at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Dec. 5, and the second took place the next day at President Bush’s home church, St. Ma…

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Dear Pops, in less than two hours you won’t be a board member anymore... Although people were awful and made life very hard and stressful you never let it get you or us down.

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I wanted to let you know what great leader he is. If you allowed him to resign it is certainly your loss.  I’ve know him for many years and worked with him at the Victoria Police Department. You couldn’t ask for a more qualified person that Kevin Kelso.

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I was amused by Linden’s use of “the resident” for the resident of the White House.

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St. Andrews Episcopal church has created a wonderful, welcoming prayer garden on the corner of E. Nolte and S. Crockett.

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Thanksgiving isn’t for one day, just as turkeys aren’t eaten on one day.

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