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!
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.
National Chocolate Éclair Day is observed annually on June 22nd. This is a day for everyone to enjoy a delicious cream-filled pastry that is covered in smooth chocolate. The French make many delicacies from dough called pate a choux. One of these pastries is the Éclair. It is piped into an oblong shape using a pastry bag. … Continue reading Love Chocolate Éclairs? Today’s Your Day!
Last year, over 750 cities around the world threw citywide music celebrations on June 21. It all started 35 years ago in France. In 1982, Jack Lang and his staff at the Ministry of Culture dreamed up an idea for a new kind of musical holiday. They imagined a day where free, live music would … Continue reading Recognizing the Love of Music
If your looking for some fun things to do this weekend with dad, look no further!
On June 14 we honor Old Glory on National Flag Day. This day commemorates the adoption of the United States flag on June 14, 1777. On National Flag Day, Americans show respect for the U.S. Flag and what it represents. Representing independence and unity, the Stars and Stripes have become a powerful symbol of Americanism and they … Continue reading How to Observe National Flag Day
Dear Dad, I am coming home to get married soon, so get your check book out. I'm in love with a boy who is far away from me. As you know, I am in Australia and he lives in Scotland. We met on a dating website, became friends on Facebook and had long chats on … Continue reading I’m Getting Married!
Saturday, June 10, 2017 A Step Forward for Hispanic Women 5K in Memorial – Walk or run this 5k that benefits Wellness for Growth, a foundation that empowers underprivileged Hispanic women through wellness and skills education. Registration starts at $15. 6:15am. Galveston Pride Beach Bash | FREE – Celebrate Pride with the LGBT community on East Beach in Galveston … Continue reading Your Weekend Plans Inside!
The old adage, “Are we there yet?” is often applied to discussions of happiness, as if a person works towards happiness and one day “arrives.”