Ah, the dog days of summer are here. Last-minute vacations, sweating while shopping in the brutal Texas heat, and purging your house to get rid of the old, making room for the new and reorganizing everything to get ready for the school year.
The monthly book club is back on at the Copperas Cove Public Library on Wednesday, and the members of the club are beginning with a trip out west (at least on the page) with “El Paso” by Winston Groom.
August is typically the month that Copperas Cove Public Library staff and volunteers take a break from the big events of summer, but that doesn’t mean nothing is happening at the library this month; far from it.
The Summer Reading Program at the Copperas Cove Public Library is officially over, and that means that the first day of school is right around the corner.
With summer finally starting to die down (calendar-wise, if not temperature-wise), the Summer Reading Program at the Copperas Cove Public Library is coming to a close next week.
Staying cool can be a challenge during the summer in Texas, but sometimes working up a sweat can be just as fun as cooling off.
We are so fortunate here in Central Texas to have one massive chain of lakes fed by the Colorado River and others as this chain moves from northwest to southeast.
Interest in the Summer Reading Program at the Copperas Cove Public Library is growing now that children are two full weeks into the program.
When my kids are home during the summer, they act like ravenous little beasts wanting to eat more than the Incredible Hulk. However, in order to keep my sanity and my money, I have a few tricks up my sleeves.
In another article, I talked about the major structure we find in Central Texas lakes and discussed the technique to use to fish buck brush. Today I want to talk about fishing a lake that has a lot of boulders, big old rocks, in them.
When did we become such a negative, unappreciative society?
This Saturday is yet another opportunity to exercise our right to vote in an election.
The world we live in is in rough shape, what with pollution, global warming, starvation and a myriad of other problems.
Summer is officially here, and the schedule for the Summer Reading Program at the Copperas Cove Public Library has been finalized.
My wife and I have our wish list going again.
Early quilters didn’t have time-saving gadgets to help them make their quilts. They cut individual pieces out of scraps with scissors and used a needle and thread to sew them together. They would piece their quilts by candle or oil lamp light. When it came time for quilting, they again used …
My daughter, Ashley, is the queen of class, both literally as she prepares to graduate as her class valedictorian at her high school in Wisconsin, and figuratively in the way she carries herself with dignity and class on a daily basis.
Texas is rapidly approaching summer, and that means more and more organizations and businesses will be planning events and activities for families to partake in.
Well after being gone for a few months, it’s time to get back to work and get on with “Hook-Up” business.
Every year the Copperas Cove Public Library holds a Summer Reading Program, which offers fun events and activities for children and families every week.
A couple of local authors will be hanging out Saturday at the Copperas Cove Public Library, meeting visitors and signing copies of their books.
I’ve got a birthday coming up this weekend, and it’s a big one.
For some time now, the adult coloring books have been the big rage. At first they were hard to find, but now you see them everywhere — Wal-Mart, Barnes & Noble, dollar stores and even H-E-B.
Summer is finally here — or close enough, thanks to the Texas heat — and that means many people are going to start heading outside to play sports or exercise or go camping.
Spring is my favorite time of year because of the cool morning breezes, the stunningly beautiful days, and dusk that whispers the promise of a bright, starry night. However, dusk during spring always takes me back to a memory I will not soon forget.
After a long and busy week, it can be nice to take a well-deserved rest, and that is exactly what the staff and volunteers of the Copperas Cove Public Library will be doing this weekend.