© 2019 by Ruth Pennebaker

Radio Commentaries

You call them birds and I call them vermin. This is about the night I went on the offense against grackles.

 

Texas Standard | The War Against Grackles

 

When you're from West Texas, you have very different ideas about exotic animals and when to call the police.

Texas Standard | That Time I Thought a Neighborhood Possum Was a Zoo Fugitive

 

Growing up, I used to hate being called a young lady. But that was a long, long time ago.

 

Texas Standard | Don't Call Me 'Young Lady'

 

 

You know how not to die? Just start hopping every day. I swear, I heard it somewhere.

Texas Standard | The Audacity of Hops: A Commentary on Being in Good Health at a Certain Age

 

 

Oh, sure. I knew age messed with metabolisms, waistlines, and skin tone. But did have to wipe my fingers clean?

 

Texas Standard | My Fingers Are Not On This Commentary

 

 

When autumn comes to Texas, it may only last a day. Get over it.

KUT 90.5 | Why I Won't Fall for Fall Weather In Texas This Year