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Escape to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

In the center of one of the busiest cities in America lies a beautiful oasis known as the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.  The gardens were created around the natural Rock Springs, believed to have ...
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Connecting people to nature

The River Bend Nature Center is fulfilling its mission of creating greater awareness and appreciation for the environment by connecting people to nature. Located at 2200 3rd St., the center ...
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Tip-toe through the Texas Tulips

Experience a getaway to the tulip fields of the Netherlands right in the middle of horse country at the only “pick your own” tulip farm in the Lone Star State. Pieter Koeman brought his ...
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Flags Around Town – The True Meaning of Memorial Day

by Courtney McEwen, Editor   For many, Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. Family barbecues, lake outings on the boat and taking in a blockbuster movie have become ...
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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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Mean, Green, Efficiency Machine

Our journey to improving our home's overall health   By Courtney McEwen   One short year ago, home energy assessments seemed as familiar to me as the surface of the moon – a ...
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Giving the Gift of Life – The Selfless Act of Blood Donation

By Courtney McEwen (Photos from Carter Bloodcare)   A tragic motorcycle accident leaves a man almost lifeless. A young mother hemorrhages after delivering her premature baby. A ...
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Offbeat Date Night Ideas

By Courtney McEwen, Editor   Whether it's a feeling of first date jitters or 46 years of butterflies, life's harried nature can cause a lack of creativity and render us ...
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5 Key Resume Writing Tips for the Over 50 Job Seeker

  By: Michelle Dumas, Careerealism "Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened.” That’s an amusing quote that you’ve no doubt seen on a bumper sticker or ...
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10 Ways Seniors Can Avoid Identity Theft

Savvy Senior 10 Ways Seniors Can Avoid Identity Theft Dear Savvy Senior, What can seniors do to protect themselves from identity theft? My brother-in-law, who’s 77, recently had his ...
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