Hope Pregnancy Extends the Bridge of Hope at The Republican Meeting Jan Strait and Rita Young were invited by the Van Zandt County Republican Club, and introduced by Club President Clay Nicklas. On Monday January 21, 2019 the Hope Pregnancy Center of Van … [Read more] about Hope Pregnancy Extends the Bridge of Hope at The Republican Meeting
Family Matters: On drinking tea and reading books When it comes to pastimes, my husband shares the same sentiment as C.S. Lewis’: “You can never get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.” Doug spent the better half of last year reading … [Read more] about Family Matters: On drinking tea and reading books
Prune, Don’t Shear these Shrubs Do you have shrubs that grow from several canes emerging from near the ground? There are numerous types of shrubs which grow like this, some of which are: abelia, beautyberry (Callicarpa), flowering quince (Chaenomeles), … [Read more] about Prune, Don’t Shear these Shrubs
Family Matters: Are your actions consistent with what you say you believe? My son Daniel is taking a worldview class at our homeschool co-op this year. Recently, his teacher tasked him with interviewing somebody whose view of the world differed substantially … [Read more] about Family Matters: Are your actions consistent with what you say you believe?
The Proposal Every other Tuesday at ten o’clock, Kelly had a standing appointment with her best customer, Mr. Fate, an older gentleman with white hair. When he talked, which wasn’t often, he was the epitome of refinement. He spoke with a German accent and … [Read more] about The Proposal, A Short Story Mystery
7th Annual Lighten Up East Texas Weight Loss Challenge and Walk Across Texas! Partner to Promote Weight Loss By Melisa Rhodes, M.Ed. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Van Zandt County Family and Community Health Agent Texas A&M AgriLife Extension … [Read more] about 7th Annual Lighten Up East Texas Weight Loss Challenge and Walk Across Texas! Partner to Promote Weight Loss
Will My Daffodils Freeze? When you first plant your bulb, or if they have been in the ground over summer, the cool, moist soil triggers the bulb into growing roots. This happens when the soil reaches around 60 degrees. It is at that time when something … [Read more] about Will My Daffodils Freeze?
A Week as A Commuter Last week I started with a week of training for my new job as a Partnership Specialist for the 2020 Census at our headquarters in Las Colinas. Travel rules for the government say that if you live less than fifty miles away, you … [Read more] about A Week as A Commuter
Family Matters: Reading Recommendations A couple of my New Year’s resolutions are reading goals I’ve set (and met) for several years running now. Every year, I try to read through the Bible cover-to-cover. I also try to finish a book a week of other … [Read more] about Family Matters: Reading Recommendations
The (Un)Conquering of Daphne Daphne, in Greek mythology, was one of several nymphs in authority over fresh water. These fresh water bodies included bubbling springs, babbling brooks, fountains, and streams. The god Apollo became infatuated with Daphne, … [Read more] about The (Un)Conquering of Daphne