On The Road

Through The Lens: Dust And Distance

When I heard about an artist who was going to use over 1,800 pounds of plaster to create her art, I thought that sounded interesting.



Through The Lens: National Anthem Auditions

Oh say, can you sing? That was the question at hand today in Grand Prairie.



Through The Lens: Basket Weavers Guild

I wanted to find someone who weaves baskets for a story and found the DFW Basket Weavers Guild. Yes, there is a guild for that and they are today’s Through the Lens story.


TTL ballroom dancers

TTL: Ballroom Dancers Take Second In World Competition

Ballroom dancing has become popular in the last few years thanks to TV reality shows dedicated to the competition of dancing, but long before Dancing With the Stars Nicholas Stevens and Alexandra Gutkovich were practicing their moves.


Tuba Valentine

Through The Lens: A Tuba Valentine

Valentines Day is one day most guys have a hard time deciding what to get their sweetheart. Is the standard card, flowers and chocolate okay? Does she want some jewelry?


YP Challenger of Dallas

Through The Lens: Tennis For Everyone

When I was younger I tried my hand at tennis but found I had no talent for that. I couldn’t control the ball off my racquet. I would try to hit it like I was a pro and the ball would fly out of the courts. In today’s Through the Lens I went to the YP Challenger of Dallas where they’re mission is to take tennis to everyone.


(credit: CBS 11 News/Mike Kinney)

Through The Lens: National Scouting Museum

One of the most famous American artists of the 20th century is Norman Rockwell. His art is a humorous look into Americana, but did you know he got his start with the Boy Scouts of […]


(credit: CBS 11 News/Mike Kinney)

Through The Lens: Valentines For Veterans

Valentine’s Day is about showing love and appreciation for others and in today’s Through the Lens I met a group of elementary students from Sonntag Elementary in the Frisco ISD that are doing just that. […]


Through The Lens: Pole Position Raceway

I don’t think it matters who you are, I think everyone likes to pretend to be a race car driver when they get the chance. I got my chance last week when I went to the Pole Position Raceway in Frisco.



Through The Lens: Hedgehog Day

Everybody know February 2nd is Groundhogs Day and we wait each year to find out what Punxsutawney Phil has to say about the end of winter, but did you know it’s also Hedgehog Day?


Through The Lens: Rodeo For The Blind

“It’s boots and chaps, it’s cowboy hats.  It’s spurs and latigo” that’s how Garth Brooks describes the rodeo, but when you go to the rodeo what do you see?  There are lots of sights to take in, everything […]


(Mike Kinney/CBSDFW)

Granny Globetrotters Meet The Harlem Globetrotters

I have always loved to watch the Harlem Globetrotters play basketball. But today’s entertainment was provided by the Granny Globetrotters.