As I write this, voters are heading to the polls Tuesday for the primary elections, which traditionally don’t get much turnout.
The invitation read, “The President and Mrs. Obama request the pleasure of the company of Ms. Smiley at a dinner.”
Living alone is something that terrified me upon first thought, but eventually became quite comfortable.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s announcement Monday of a new military budget that includes an even smaller Army than was already planned came as no surprise.
When the first invitation came via email, I thought it was a joke. I mean, how often does one get an invitation to the White House? Then the formal invitation, printed on the finest paper I’ve ever held, arrived in the mail.
There was a story in last Sunday’s Killeen Daily Herald about how more and more soldiers are getting booted out of the Army for bad conduct.
People who regularly read this column often say they feel like they know me and my children, Ford, Owen and Lindell. They even feel like they know our dog, Sparky. But I’ve never had anyone say they feel like they know my husband, Dustin.
Of all my years in Texas — 14 to be exact — I can’t remember a winter as up and down as this one: Cold, hot, cold, warm, cold, warm .