Borderline with Gary Borders

Friday at 7:35 a.m.

Each week Gary will offer up a variety of observations and personal experience is a highly engaging commentary from East Texas.

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7:35am

Fri January 10, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: Exercising electronic discipline could shorten a desk worker's day

There are myriad ways for workers to kill time when they're on the clock. But commentator Gary Borders contends if all electronic distractions were eliminated, a day in the cubicle could be shortened because the daily to-do list would be completed in well under eight hours. Any bosses on board? Anyone?

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7:35am

Fri January 3, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: It's time to make a toast to glasses

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 existence.

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7:35am

Fri December 27, 2013
Commentary

Gary Borders: Oh bother, it's time for a haircut

Commentator Gary Borders addresses an issue you can’t see on the radio. You’ll just have to take his word on the fact that he needs a haircut, which is entirely off-putting to an extrovert.

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7:35am

Fri December 20, 2013
Commentary

Gary Borders: Boxing great Jack Dempsey had oil wealth in East Texas

These weathered boxing gloves were passed down from Gary Borders' father.
Credit Gary Borders

Walk into the study of commentator Gary Borders and you'll see framed sports memorabilia showcasing an American cultural icon of the 1920s. Newspaper clippings of Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey remind Borders of his dad and Dempsey's ties to East Texas.

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7:35am

Fri December 13, 2013
Commentary

Gary Borders: A tribute to Harris K. Teel

A recent portrait of Harris K. Teel, affectionately called Papa Teel by his family, clad in his overalls.
Credit Gary Borders

Commentator Gary Borders pens a tribute to his late father-in-law Harris K. Teel, who was gravely wounded following a stabbing attack at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview on Nov. 26.

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