• January 23, 2017

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Your best bet with different beverages

Staying well-hydrated can help you feel good and improve your mood.
Another new year isn't so exciting after six decades

Don’t look now, but here comes another new year.

My new iPhone's great, but Siri is a rather odd gal

Santa came a little early this year.

Single life is not for me -- even on a temporary basis

I’ve gotten a taste of living the single life again this week, and I have to say I’m not terribly fond of it.

It's early yet, but I'm thinking about retirement

I’ve been thinking a lot about retirement lately.

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Water safety key when weather is predictable -- and unpredictable

While in college, I had a roommate from St. Louis who described Texas weather as “not able to make up its mind,” or capricious.

Ciizens Police Academy was an experience

About five years ago, I had a friend who raved about her participation in the Jacksonville, Texas, Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy.

Traffic laws should be driving force for motorists

Last week I noticed a photo circulating on my social media feed of Mount Enterprise High School’s baseball team, coaches and school bus pulled over to the side of the road during a Shelby County constable’s funeral procession.

We need to take proactive stance against bullying

During middle school I became the target. Frizzy hair, braces and glasses that took up half my face — before thinner black-rimmed frames became cool — were all part of who I was.

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Can kindness to others start a chain reaction?

One Sunday after church, we went a different way home. The day was wet and cold, the kind of cold that chills you to the bone, as Texas weather can do.

Don’t forget to make time for your marriage in new year

A new year frequently ushers in New Year’s resolutions. We resolve to lose weight or pay off debt, but how many of our resolutions are geared towards one of the most important relationships in our lives — our marriage?

Don’t give up on your dreams; I’m sure glad that I didn’t

It took an army of friends and family to motivate me to finish my Bachelor of Arts degree in speech communications in 1985. I was 33 years old when I walked across the stage and am proof that you’re never too old to complete a secondary education.

Reading labels can make you smart, but take your appetite

In the past few years I have become a devout label reader. Before I buy anything, I thoroughly read the ingredients on the package’s label.

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