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Texas Therapeutic Riding Center

Texas Therapeutic Riding Center

A community where horses heal By Sonia Duggan In a network of barns located on 50 acres on Country Club Road in far north Wylie, horses and humans have been symbiotic for 35 years.  Under the direction of owner and head trainer Kai Handt, North…

Calling All Campers

Calling All Campers

By Sydni Ellis Dazzling stars dance in the sky. Chirping insects create a soft melody in the dark. The sweet aroma of sugary marshmallows over a crackling firepit fills the warm night air and tickles the back of your throat. Welcome to camping season—one of…

Anniversary of an Ax Murder

Anniversary of an Ax Murder

By Sonia Duggan Forty years ago, Friday, June 13, 1980, a Fairview housewife killed a Wylie middle school teacher in such a horrific way that some will never forget. Candace Montgomery, 30, wielded a 3-foot-long ax she found in the garage at the home of…

Icebox Lemon Pie

Icebox Lemon Pie

Makes one 9-inch pie All you need to know is that this is the easiest pie you’ll ever make. You literally can’t mess it up. It is the perfect dessert after a spicy or robust meal. It’s also a great pie to have on hand…

Give Chase a chance

Give Chase a chance

I’m giving you fair warning: if you come meet me, you will fall in love and have to take me home! Not saying that’s a bad thing…I’m just that amazing!  Chase is my name and being a fun and handsome is my game! I’m a…

Explore the World from Home

Explore the World from Home

By Sydni Ellis Every great world traveler encounters problems along the way. Lewis and Clark, Amelia Earhart, millennial travel bloggers, your boss, your next-door neighbor and pretty much everyone else who’s ever set out on an adventure, ever, has a story to tell. But the…

Collaborative Community

Collaborative Community

Food pantries, churches, leaders work to solve food crisis  By Sonia Duggan There’s no denying the phrase “don’t go it alone” applies to everyone in a service role as the world deals with the coronavirus pandemic.  Across the country, state, and in cities, we are…

Stay home. Stay fit.

Stay home. Stay fit.

Life changed overnight for millions of people across the globe in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, which shuttered businesses and forced many people to follow stay-at-home measures issued by their local governments. These measures not only affected the overall health of those infected with…

Lush Peonies add Beauty  & Fragrance to  Early Summer Gardens 

Lush Peonies add Beauty & Fragrance to Early Summer Gardens 

By Melinda Myers Set aside a sunny spot in your garden or landscape for a few easy-care, herbaceous peonies. These traditional favorites are treasured for their bountiful early summer flowers, vigorous, shrub-like habit and amazing longevity. Peonies blend nicely with other perennials and are a…

Ahead of the Curve

Ahead of the Curve

Creative content designed the ABC way By Sonia Duggan For the past decade, Barton Damer has been the creative visionary at the helm of Already Been Chewed, a design, motion graphics and 3D animation studio. Damer and his team of artists have helped build businesses,…