Arts & Culture

3 Ways Seniors Can Get More from their Smartphones

(StatePoint) With the rapid pace of new developments in smartphone technology, it can be hard to keep up with all the changes, especially if you grew up in an era when phones were attached to a ...
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Bookspiration: Delights & Shadows

By Rebekah Bachman   Have you ever been presented a food, activity, or perhaps a new friend, about which you already had an opinion? Had my brother-in-law never provided a proper ...
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Gaylord Texan Announces ICE Theme for 2017

The cool news we've all been waiting for while enduring the blistering heat is here - Gaylord Texan has announced the theme for ICE 2017..."Twas the Night Before Christmas." Featuring 2 ...
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Presidential Libraries in Texas Salute the Military with Free Admission

The George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum is a member of the Blue Star Museums program, offering free admission to military personnel and their families this ...
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The History of Independece Day Fireworks

It's a tradition as old as time. Our nation has celebrated the Fourth of July as long as we can remember by staging grand fireworks shows in cities across the country. Why do we commemorate ...
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Fresh Perspectives: Vintage Book Art

By Ellen Miller   Old books are a treasure. When you find one completely intact, it’s quite a feat. Historically, I've passed on purchasing finds in not so perfect condition - ...
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From Trash to Fash – TRASHion Fashion Runway Show

By Courtney McEwen   The award-winning Denton Redbud Festival is an official Arbor Day celebration, promoting community beautification since 1994. It features dozens of vendors ...
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Laugh with Lyndy: Handle Up

By Lyndy Phillips   A couple of years ago I flew to Augusta, Georgia for a speaking engagement. I arrived to DFW airport and sat at the gate, waiting to board my flight. About 30 ...
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Bookspiration: Two Old Women

By Rebekah Bachman   Two Old Women (Velma Wallis) is a tale based on a tribal legend passed on for many generations from mothers to daughters in the upper Alaskan Yukon River ...
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The Greatest Chocolate on Earth – Dallas Chocolate Festival

It's time to start planning your opportunity to experience the four major food groups: milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate and chocolate truffles! The Eighth Annual Dallas Chocolate ...
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Laugh with Lyndy: Perks of Getting Older

By Lyndy Phillips Greetings and thanks for stopping by to read my weird take on life. I grew up in the Texas Panhandle (Darrouzett, Texas) where I graduated 5th in my senior class…out of 8! I ...
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Yarn Bombing – The Art of Granny Graffiti

By Courtney McEwen   Click...click...click...go the knitting needles. The sound is a nostalgic one, bringing back memories of Grandma in her rocking chair. A captivated child sitting ...
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Bookspiration: Eighty Days

By Rebekah Bachman     Then (1889), the most common modes of transportation were horse-drawn carriages, trains and steamships; now (2017), we travel by airplane, high-speed ...
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Bookspiration: Endurance

Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage (Alfred Lansing) by Rebekah Bachman   Shackleton's Incredible Voyage shares the true story of Ernest Shackleton who set sail in ...
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How art benefits young brains

Art enriches lives and can be used to connect people from all walks of life. Among the many additional benefits of art is its effects on young people and the development of their brains. The ...
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Bookspiration: A Man Called Ove

By Rebekah Bachman   As November and December approach, the associated holidays seem to bring a level of activity and expectations that are unmatched during any other time of the year. ...
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Bookspiration: My Favorite Book

By Rebekah Bachman   I’ve always wanted to use Miss Manner’s phraseology and this seems like a great opportunity. I’m neither a literary expert nor a professional writer, but I am a ...
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Facebook Friends: Too Many, Too Few?

By Matthew Hutson, Psychology Today If you have too few "friends" on Facebook, people might think you're a loser. Too many and people might think you're a social slut. Is there an optimal ...
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