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Texoma Gives: Let Your Love Flow

“Each one of us can make a difference. Together we can make a change” – Barbara Mikulski Texoma Gives allows everyone to make an immense difference in a small amount of time by bringing ...
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Growing with tradition

Location is everything, and never has that rang truer than when it comes to the North Texas town of Weatherford. Sitting at the intersection of U.S. Highway 180 and 80, Weatherford is only ...
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Dip your toes in the sand at Lake Ray Roberts

When the warm temperatures roll in to North Texas, it’s not uncommon for a serious case of wanderlust to settle in. However, in North Texas, dreams of days spent idling on a beach are accompanied ...
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Take a hike at Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area

If a quieter day at the lake spent connecting to nature is your idea of a grand summer day, look no further than Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area. This nature preserve offers a ...
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Throw a line at Lake Texoma

Anglers in North Texas don’t have to travel far for some of the best fishing in the Lone Star State. Lake Texoma, one of the largest reservoirs in the United States, sits at the confluence of the ...
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Lake Bridgeport alive with adventure for water sport enthusiasts

As one of the newest lakes in the area, Lake Bridgeport boasts pristine clear waters that has made this lake a haven for water enthusiasts. Located in Wise and Jack counties, this man-made, ...
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Enjoy the show at Possum Kingdom Lake

The United States of America will turn 242 years old this Fourth of July, and there’s no better way to celebrate than with the Hell’s Gate Fireworks Show at Possum Kingdom Lake taking place on ...
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Food Truck Championship: Battle of the Best

An aroma of smoked meats and sweet treats will fill the largest downtown square in America on June 2 as almost 50 food trucks roll into Graham for the fourth annual “Food Truck Championship of ...
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Finding inspiration at Clark Gardens

In today’s busy life we can get caught up in a whirlwind and often seek a place to take a breath while finding inspiration in the wander and beauty nature has to offer. There’s no better ...
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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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