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LifePath Systems

LifePath Systems

Building stronger communities…person by person By Sonia Duggan The mental health crisis in America exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic prompted over 12,452 Collin County residents to call LifePath Systems crisis hotline for help last year.  As the county’s MHMR center, CEO Tammy Mahan wants residents 

Flight  Museums soar in North Texas

Flight Museums soar in North Texas

By Sydni Ellis Falling in love is a wild adventure. Connecting with another person feels like flying, filled with excitement and wonder and butterflies in your stomach. That’s why a wedding I attended at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas felt so fitting. The 

Community of Cowgirls

Community of Cowgirls

By Sonia Duggan A love of horses and a community of seasoned “40-something women” who may, or may not, want to get back in the saddle again are participating in unique cowgirl groups in Texas and across the U.S.  In Farmersville, Wylie, Decatur and 13 

Smoker recipes

Smoker recipes

Reverse-Seared Korean Marinated Tri-Tip  Cook Time: 40 minutes, plus 4 to 12 hours marinating  | Feeds: 6–8 When it comes to cooking beef, the flavors of Korean cuisine pair perfectly with any cut. For this recipe, I incorporated some of my favorite elements of Korean 

DIY Ideas to Increase Your Home’s Value

DIY Ideas to Increase Your Home’s Value

Now as much as ever, your home may be a sanctuary for all kinds of expression, from thinking and dreaming to working and playing. Over the past year, homeowners began to consider the intersection of function and design in new ways. Weekend warriors are dedicating 

Doodle deserves a new home!

Doodle deserves a new home!

Doodle is a 1-year-old (77 lb.) Great Pyrenees / Golden Retriever mix. He would do well as an only dog or with another easy going dog of similar size and energy.Doodle does great in his crate overnight. He loves antlers, nylabones and kongs. He has 

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

Bringing nature and people together By Sonia Duggan Just a short drive away, every day is Earth Day at the Heard Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary in eastern McKinney where 289 acres of flora and fauna are dedicated to conservation, education and preservation efforts.  In the 

True Crime Travel

True Crime Travel

By Sydni Ellis Murder is on my mind a lot. At any given time, I’m analyzing crime scenes alongside TV detectives, trying to identify a killer in novels, listening to true crime podcasts, or watching documentaries of unsolved deaths. My obsession with the Ted Bundy-like 

Creating Community

Creating Community

Social media group unites ASD moms By Sonia Duggan Raising a child with autism without a strong support network can be very isolating for many parents. The symptoms, much like the spectrum of the disorder, can vary widely leaving some parents frustrated as they attempt 

Flavorful Feast

Flavorful Feast

Baked Harissa Chicken Thighs with Chickpeas | Serves 4–6 Harissa is a smoky, intensely savory chili paste with a gentle heat level and lots of earthy spice flavors—it’s one of my all-time favorite condiments. Think of it as an ingredient that adds a magical layer of