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Something  to Chew On

Something to Chew On

Getting items removed from an animal’s gastrointestinal tract can be a trying – and expensive – ordeal By Sharon L. Peters Quick, what do the following have in common: Wadded-up jockey shorts; balls (rubber, plastic, tennis, and all other sorts); pantyhose (of all hues); rocks. […]

Blue will make your heart sing!

Blue will make your heart sing!

Although Elvis sang that he was nothing but a hound dog, BLUE is a hound mix. And while Elvis has left us, Blue is right here on Earth, in need of a foster or forever family. This handsome puppy wants to capture your heart. At […]

Teaching Kids History

Teaching Kids History

Through Tractors and Hands-on Learning By Jennifer M. Aguilar What comes to mind when you hear the term, “museum?” Is it pristine white walls, or being hushed in the hall? What about priceless artifacts that shouldn’t be touched? Well, when it comes to the Farm […]

Bold Idea

Bold Idea

Connecting students with technology mentors By Joe Reavis Beginning from a desire to help others, Wylie native Robyn Brown founded the nonprofit Bold Idea three years ago to mentor students in computer coding, preparing them for an increasing technological workforce as well as nurturing their […]

4 reasons to travel more this year

4 reasons to travel more this year

By Sonia Duggan In addition to eating healthier, exercising more and getting more sleep, many people resolve to travel more at the dawn of a new year. Travel is much more than leaving one’s home. It’s about setting habits aside, escaping comfort zones and trying […]

Tips for Winter Wellness

Tips for Winter Wellness

When cold winds blow, it’s essential to take extra steps to protect your health. There are a number of techniques that can help keep your immunity high and your body in good condition to support wellness all season long so that you can enjoy the […]

Light the way to Holiday Cheer

Light the way to Holiday Cheer

By Carrie Dunlea There’s something magical about Christmas lights. The way they twinkle and seem to dance before our eyes. Colorful holiday displays can lighten the heart of even the biggest Grinch this time of year. How can one not be happy when there is […]

Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child

Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child

Blessings in a box delivered around the world By Sonia Duggan Since 1993 Christmas joy has been delivered around the world in a shoebox by an organization determined to show God’s love to children in need. Though small in size, these shoebox-sized gifts are packed […]

Clark needs a home for Christmas

Clark needs a home for Christmas

Hi there, my name is Clark! I am a super sweet and lovable guy looking for my furever home. You see, I was rescued in the Hurricane Harvey storm that hit South-Texas at the end of August, 2017. I’ve been displaced for a bit now […]

18 ideas for making holiday memories

18 ideas for making holiday memories

Counting down to Christmas Day means many different things to people around the world. Although families likely have several different traditions they anticipate each year, it can be fun to incorporate some new merrymakers into the festivities. Here are some festive ideas to include in […]