• Live More, Laugh More

    How to Build Friendships in Your Golden Years

    Making friends as a child or even as a parent to school-aged children is relatively easy. Classrooms and school functions facilitate the building of friendships. Even as one gets older and enters the workforce, it’s [...]
  • Features

    Plan A Spooky Texas Halloween

    By Donna Long Days are getting cooler, nights are getting longer and it is time to start celebrating all things fall. In Texas, one of the biggest fall celebrations is that of Halloween. There are [...]
  • Home & Garden

    Victory Cottage: Time to Cozy Up

    By Kassie Pounds Colorful leaves, a chill in the air, the scent of a fireplace burning, hayrides, football, sweaters, boots, pumpkins – just a few of the things that signal fall has arrived. It’s no [...]
  • Finance

    Kickstarting your estate plan

    By Brent Shaw, Modern Woodmen, Fraternal Financial | m.brent.shaw@mwarep.org The daunting tasks in life, the ones we don’t like to think about, are often pushed off to be addressed later. What really happens is that [...]
  • Finance

    How expenses can change during retirement

    Work is a major component of daily life, so much so that Andrew Naber, an industrial and organizational psychologist and an associate behavioral scientist at RAND Corp., determined the average person spends 90,000 hours at [...]
  • Tee Time with Tom

    Tee Time with Tom

    By Tom Ward | www.teetimewithtom.com With the NFL season just beginning, I thought who better than my friend, former NFL running back Barry Foster, to assist me in demonstrating a terrific golf drill? Foster is [...]
  • Finance

    How expenses can change during retirement

    Work is a major component of daily life, so much so that Andrew Naber, an industrial and organizational psychologist and an associate behavioral scientist at RAND Corp., determined the average person spends 90,000 hours at [...]
  • Carefree Companions

    Unleashed: Meet Lemon

    Meet Lemon, who is thrilled with her new home in Bowie, Texas, with the Merrell-Briseno family. Here, she is all dressed up for the Jim Bowie Days Pet Parade. Her owners say she is the [...]
  • Travel & Culture

    Billings, Mont.: The city full of magic

    By Donna Long Billings, Mont., founded in 1882, is known as the “Magic City” because of rapid growth as a railroad town. Billings is part of the Yellowstone Valley which is a canyon that was [...]
  • Home & Garden

    Good Golly Miss Molly: How beautiful you are

    By Norman Winter, Horticulturist, Author, and Speaker | Facebook @NormanWinterTheGarden Guy ‘Good Golly Miss Molly How Beautiful You Are’ is just the response one of my Facebook followers wrote upon seeing my post. This was [...]
  • Food & Drink

    Local Flavor: Sanford House Restaurant506

    By Donna Long Tucked in Arlington’s historic downtown and part of one of the city’s most romantic B&Bs is Restaurant506, which emanates a casual elegance with its white table linens and perfectly attired waitstaff where [...]
  • Features

    Parting Shot: The Texas Bobcat…

    The Texas bobcat, because of their shy and nocturnal behavior, are rarely seen by most people and getting good pictures is even more rare. Bobcats have excellent eyesight which helps them thrive so well, but [...]
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