Today is a day that many of us can recall what and where we were on that fateful Tuesday morning on September 11, 2001. Others among us have friends or family that didn’t survive the events of that day, while others are living with the consequences of illnesses they came down with after being first … Continue reading Fighting the Good Fight
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?
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
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!
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
Celebrate Father's Day with these free and discounted offers and gift card deals including PDQ, Hooters, TCBY, Carrabba’s, Outback Steakhouse, Papa John’s, Ruby Tuesday and many more! Spaghetti Warehouse: Dads can choose from 15-layer lasagna or spaghetti and meatballs as a free entrée when dining in at Spaghetti Warehouse on Father's Day. Firehouse Subs: Show … Continue reading Father’s Day Freebies
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
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.”