Get out, do good, make a difference, and let your hair down during a very-different-than-expected Labor Day Weekend in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. It’s been a hell of a week. But now Houston’s mobilized, helping others, letting go of stress, and showing the country what fine stuff we’re made of. Although there a number … Continue reading Do You Need to Get Out This Weekend?
It’s been a very rough few days for the majority of us, the rains have finally ceased but we all know that we have a long road ahead of us. If you were just scared of the idea that you could have flooded, please get over it. Seriously, we all were terrified that we could … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey and What You Can Do
What a soggy last couple of days! Overnight, some parts of the city received upwards of 8 inches of rain which means that a lot of the creeks and bayous went out of their banks and caused widespread flooding throughout the city. Many roads are still unpassable, but there is relief in sight. Since it … Continue reading Protect What’s Worth Protecting
Tax-free weekend is coming up. Make sure that you are prepared with the list of items that are permitted and exempt.
As a child, I really was never a big fan of church. I never got the whole point of it other than to socialize with other like-minded people. As I got older and understood things clearer, I came to rather enjoy the sermons and their story formats. Some stories were more striking than others but … Continue reading What a Pumpkin Can Say About You
I don’t mind having an opposing discussion; it’s actually stimulating to me. It makes me think in ways that may have made me uncomfortable in the past. It challenges my weaknesses and strengths. It teaches me to...
Can’t remember the last time I saw a gaggle of reporters and news outlets overreact to a video. Wait, now that I think about it, they tend to overreact about a lot of things. There’s a missing plane! Let’s break out the super graphics and run with it non-stop until the ratings decline. A terrorist … Continue reading Follow the Money, Silly!
4th Of July Not REALLY America's Birthday! The 4th of July isn't really America's birthday. That's right, the 2nd of July is America's actual birthday. So, America is really two days older than she says she is. How could this be? During the American Revolution, the legal separation of the American colonies from Great Britain … Continue reading Happy Birthday, America?
This weekend kicks off the celebration of our country’s independence from England in July of 1776. As many of us are out there barbecuing and shooting off fireworks, it makes me wonder just how many people know why the founding fathers of our young nation did what they did. While our nation began in July … Continue reading Why We Celebrate the 4th of July
The point of this all is that we all need to raise our awareness of the way we treat others. “Do to others as you would have them do to you” should be the rule that we all live by and I so deeply hope that we can. Always the eternal optimist, I have faith that we can.