Gospel with a little twang 

Originally published in The Dallas Morning News on Aug. 31, 2014. FORT WORTH — At high noon in the Stockyards Station, just after the longhorn cattle drive down Exchange Avenue and just before the gunfight show, a congregation comes to worship. Pastor George Westby has been leading services here at the Cowboy Church at the […]

Drone entrepreneurs and FAA regulations collide 

Originally published in The Dallas Morning News on Aug. 30, 2014. Payne Wingate and W. Ross Cromartie operate on the edge of the law. Their Dallas company, SkyLVL, produces photos and videos by using unmanned aircraft — more commonly known as drones — to get angles and shots that would otherwise be impossible. The videos […]

Teddy Bear to the Rescue 

Originally published Aug. 19, 2014 in The Dallas Morning News. I also created this interactive presentation for the story. The medical team moved quickly and deliberately over the baby. Steady and smooth, they comforted, measured and tried to heal. Raylynn Martinez, just 11 days old, had been running a fever of 103 when her mother, […]