Doualy Xaykaothao http://krvs.org en Cuisine And Culture Transform A Dallas Neighborhood http://krvs.org/post/cuisine-and-culture-transform-dallas-neighborhood Can food revitalize an ailing neighborhood? In Dallas, global flavors seem to be playing a pretty big part in one area's transformation.<p>For decades, West Dallas was a ramshackle place: a Superfund site with a cement plant, some crime-ridden warehouses and a modest Latino neighborhood known as La Bajada across a potholed two-lane bridge from the glittery downtown.<p>This place was kind of like a desert with not so much to do, but it had some of the best views of downtown. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:58:00 +0000 Doualy Xaykaothao 44909 at http://krvs.org Cuisine And Culture Transform A Dallas Neighborhood Get Cracking On That Novel — NaNoWriMo Is Almost Over! http://krvs.org/post/get-cracking-novel-nanowrimo-almost-over The deadline is looming for "wrimos" — writers challenged to clock in a 50,000 word novel by November 30th.<p>"We're the largest writing event in the world," says Grant Faulkner, executive director of the Berkeley-based non-profit NaNoWriMo — short for National Novel Writing Month. "People's to-do list revolves around food and shelter, but I would say that creativity is a necessity of life, so we need to do what we can to nurture more creators in the world."<p>He and his team of only eight people have signed up more than 300,000 writers this month. It's free, and works kind of like a game. Thu, 28 Nov 2013 12:03:00 +0000 Doualy Xaykaothao 37497 at http://krvs.org Get Cracking On That Novel — NaNoWriMo Is Almost Over! Run River North Stays The Course — And Finds Success http://krvs.org/post/run-river-north-stays-course-and-finds-success <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBjfiTGu1jk</p> Sat, 05 Oct 2013 10:58:00 +0000 Doualy Xaykaothao 34272 at http://krvs.org Run River North Stays The Course — And Finds Success Along Korea's DMZ, No Sign That Tensions Are Easing http://krvs.org/post/along-koreas-dmz-no-sign-tensions-are-easing Cold winds blow through pine trees and across nearby mountains. On the horizon are guard posts and cameras. There's little movement, except for wildlife.<p>U.S. Lt. Col. Ed Taylor, lives and works on the Korean armistice line that has divided North and South for almost six decades. He even sleeps in a bed right next to North Korea.<p>"I cannot compare it to anything I've ever done. And I say that with 23 years in the Army and two deployments to Iraq," Taylor says.<p>He commands the only combined U.S. and South Korean battalion on the Korean Peninsula. Fri, 23 Mar 2012 20:34:00 +0000 Doualy Xaykaothao 430 at http://krvs.org Along Korea's DMZ, No Sign That Tensions Are Easing