• 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 [...]
  • Food & Drink

    From the Kitchen: Watermelon Popsicles

    Ingredients:3 ½ cups seedless watermelon, cubed5 1/2 tbsp sugar1 tbsp lemon juice½ cup coconut milk13 ounces kiwi1 tbps mini chocolate chipsInstructions: Combined watermelon, two tablespoons of sugar and the lemon juice to a blender and [...]
  • Carefree Companions

    Unleashed: Meet Ozzie

    Ozzie, a member of the Cervantes family, enjoys a nice mud puddle on a long, hot summer day. The family says Ozzie is the best companion they have ever owned.
  • Tee Time with Tom

    Tom’ Tip: Grip Pressure Drill

    By Tom Ward | www.teetimewithtom.com This month’s tip deals with grip pressure. Throughout my travels teaching across the country, I’ve seen a lot of golfers struggling with this particular issue. The grip is the only [...]
  • Home & Garden

    Plants on Parade

    By Kassie Pounds If you’ve read this column very long, you’ll probably remember that I love to use plants in my decor. They add color, life, whimsy, and even health benefits to a home. Let’s [...]
  • Giving Back

    Kenepela’s Kitchen: Healthy Food for All

    By Annalysa Elledge Being a personal trainer since 2003, Jenn Robinson has an in-depth understanding of the importance of eating clean. Working with Wise County clients over the years, particularly busy families, she realized that [...]
  • Home & Garden

    A Pyromaniac for Torch Lilies

    By Norman Winter, Horticulturist, Author, and Speaker | Facebook @NormanWinterTheGarden Guy Sitting on the couch sometime last winter with my trusty perennial catalogue in hand I gawked over the Pyromania red hot pokers, or torch [...]
  • Finance

    Retirees risk outliving savings

    By Brent Shaw, Modern Woodmen, Fraternal Financial | m.brent.shaw@mwarep.org Jean and Carrol’s retirement savings won’t run out tomorrow, but they worry that what they spend on leisure now will rob them of money they could [...]
  • Style & Beauty

    Tips to help men look their best

    Though television commercials might give the impression that beauty and grooming concerns are exclusive to women, men like to look good, too. In fact, according to the market research firm Euromonitor International, retail sales of [...]