There is just something about a ship

I was raised on a ranch far from the sea but that didn’t stop me from coming here. I grew up with my grandfather and father telling stories of Freer, Corpus Christi and a guy named “Oscar.” When I was a kid there was always something that fascinated me about ships and the sea. LikeContinue reading “There is just something about a ship”

Are my photo keywords important?

By making sure that you use the right keywords for your images you are doing your part to get them discovered by the right audience. Here are some little tricks to help you get noticed and become more knowledgeable about the content that you are creating.

The “Lost” People of Texas: The Story Of The Texans That Live Just Beyond Our Perspective

When you think of Texas you most likely think of big old trucks, people throwing money around and prosperity. You can’t be blamed for thinking that way because that is exactly the way they want you to think of them—they couldn’t stand it if you thought otherwise. But reality is that there are many peopleContinue reading “The “Lost” People of Texas: The Story Of The Texans That Live Just Beyond Our Perspective”

More Than Just A Pup

Rhyder, you were more than “just a pup,” and I don’t think I ever took the time to tell you that. Funny how us humans always find it convenient to think of things we wish we’d have said and done after you have gone far away, when you’re no longer here to pet. Those floppyContinue reading “More Than Just A Pup”

Facebook refuses to remove video of sex worker and child as a naked man stands in front of them

On Wednesday morning a Facebook page claiming to be “news” posted a video of a former transit authority board member from Corpus Christi, Texas standing naked while talking to a sex worker and pointing at something or someone. As he is standing there naked you clearly see a small child walk behind the sex workerContinue reading “Facebook refuses to remove video of sex worker and child as a naked man stands in front of them”

South Korea Increases Ship Building Contracts To Retain First Place Ahead Of China

South Korean shipbuilders have ranked first in new global shipbuilding orders in October for a fourth straight month, far outpacing their Chinese rivals, industry data shows this evening. According to data collected by global market researcher Clarkson Research Service, South Korean shipyards clinched new orders totaling 720,000 compensated gross tons (CGTs), taking up 69 percentContinue reading “South Korea Increases Ship Building Contracts To Retain First Place Ahead Of China”

Pro-Trump Rally and Prayer Vigil Held On Sunday November 8, 2020 in Corpus Christi, Texas

*For licensing information please email matt@mattpierceblog.com Republicans from around the Corpus Christi and Nueces County area showed their support Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020 for President Donald Trump as he prepares for what is expected to be one of the most bitter transitions of power in the nation’s history. The rally was held in the parkingContinue reading “Pro-Trump Rally and Prayer Vigil Held On Sunday November 8, 2020 in Corpus Christi, Texas”

Things are a little blurred and we need some quiet

It is getting close to Election Day here in the United States and we all need a little bit of quiet. No doubt it has been a crazy year and businesses are still struggling, economies are still struggling, and people are still struggling. Dealing with the pandemic, social change, loss of jobs, and an electionContinue reading “Things are a little blurred and we need some quiet”

Major preparations underway along upper Texas Coast ahead of Hurricane Laura

Matt Pierce Preparations began on Tuesday for us expected to be the landfall of a major hurricane somewhere between San Luis Pass in Texas and the middle coast of Louisiana Wednesday night into Thursday.  Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta has issued a Voluntary Evacuation for low-lying coastal communities outside the protection levee. Places like SurfsideContinue reading “Major preparations underway along upper Texas Coast ahead of Hurricane Laura”

AAA Texas: Fuel supplies should remain stable amid hurricanes

AAA Texas says that despite Tropical Storm Marco and Hurricane Laura wreaking havoc in the Gulf of Mexico, fuel supplies should remain stable. The auto services group said that according to the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, approximately 58%, or 1.065 million barrels per day of crude production in theContinue reading “AAA Texas: Fuel supplies should remain stable amid hurricanes”