Galveston http://redriverradio.org en Gary Borders: It's time to make a toast to glasses http://redriverradio.org/post/gary-borders-its-time-make-toast-glasses <p>Commentator Gary Borders recalls the first time he saw the world in focus. A half century ago, he became a fixture in the four-eyes club and has long appreciated his bespectacled&nbsp;existence.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 13:35:00 +0000 Gary Borders 38325 at http://redriverradio.org Gary Borders: It's time to make a toast to glasses History Matters: Young Spanish military leader got the job done http://redriverradio.org/post/history-matters-young-spanish-military-leader-got-job-done <p>Spanish military leader Don Bernardo de Gàlvez was heralded by French Creoles as one of the greatest Frenchmen of colonial times. Commentator Gary Joiner says nationality aside, Louisiana owes Gàlvez a debt of gratitude.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:35:12 +0000 Gary Joiner, Ph.D. 35439 at http://redriverradio.org History Matters: Young Spanish military leader got the job done History Matters: Hurricanes have a complex history http://redriverradio.org/post/history-matters-hurricanes-have-complex-history <p>Eight years after Hurricane Katrina decimated New Orleans, commentator Gary Joiner offers this perspective on the toll of hurricanes through history.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 12:44:39 +0000 Gary Joiner, Ph.D. 32602 at http://redriverradio.org History Matters: Hurricanes have a complex history