Author Archives: John David Powell

About John David Powell

John David Powell - Gone To Texas is a daily blogcast from ShadeyHill Ranch carried exclusively on Blog Talk Radio at www.blogtalkradio.com/johndavidpowell. We feature discussion of events in Texas and the world hosted by multiple Lone Star Award-winning journalist and author with 5 decades of news and broadcasting experience.

#13 Christian persecution main item on Blue-Plate Special

We’ve been pretty occupied with a host of things this week at the ranch, which is why we haven’t had any postings since last Friday’s Blue-Plate Special.  Sorry about that, but we’ll try to do better next week. Health issues … Continue reading

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#12 Turd Sandwich featured on Blue-Plate Special Edition

Rather than having an Open Blog Friday, as has been the tradition here on Gone to Texas, we decided to use a more appropriate name given some of the items on the menu today. First, let me define a blue-plate … Continue reading

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#11 Social media can help or hurt; it’s all about how you use it

Social media, particularly as they relate to your business or your organization, was the topic of today’s big blogcast on Gone to Texas with Nelson Duffle of the Duffle Group.  And by social media, we are talking about such places … Continue reading

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#10 Veletta Forsythe Lill on the Dallas Arts District and the state of arts funding in Texas

Our show today not only was timely, but it also has a personal nature. Our guest was Veletta Forsythe Lill, former Dallas City Council member and current Executive Director of the Dallas Arts District.  And although she and I call … Continue reading

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#9 Craniosacral therapy, Reiki, and other forms of alternative healing

We started taking a special interest in what the medical profession refers to as alternative or complementary forms of pain management when Sharon found out she has temporal lobe epilepsy.  That was about five or six years ago. Sharon probably … Continue reading

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#8 Open Blog Friday, the Carrington Effect and other stuff

It’s been quite a week here at the ranch, which is why we haven’t had a show since Monday.  Not only did we do a show that afternoon, but a few hours later, I was a guest on “Together Again … Continue reading

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Scheduled and upcoming shows

The healing arts and the visual/performing arts are two topics we’ll cover next week on Gone to Texas on Blog Talk Radio. On Tuesday, March 22, at 2pm Central, Irene Hernandez, BS, LMT, will be along to talk about the … Continue reading

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