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Each fall, millions of monarch butterflies migrate from Canada across the United States and through Texas to Mexico where they overwinter. While this great journey is not as famous as the African migration of wildebeest and zebra, it is one of the mightiest feats of nature by some of the smallest creatures.

I have over 80 games in my Steam library. This is a ridiculous amount of games. Some of them I've played through, completed, and uninstalled. Some of them I keep installed because I'm not done …

Nobody tells you a thing, that's it. Mom won't say what's going on, no matter how hard you beg. Dad's not breathing a word and there are too many closed doors and locked cabinets to find out …

Usual readers-- both of you, and a few relatives who sometimes read to see if I “got it right” --may remember that a month ago, I decided to put my “quill back in the goose” until September.

Texas has the opportunity for a “second spring” in years when fall brings cooler temperatures and rain. Roses, salvias and other perennials bloom, ornamental grasses flaunt their seedheads and newly planted annuals flourish.

That's good advice: grab an opportunity immediately when you spot it. Don't wait, make it happen.

Most everyone knows that the Hood County area is woven tightly into the tapestry of Texas history. However, some – even those who have lived here for many years – might not know the …

Back during the COVID pandemic, when, like everyone else, I had an abundance of time on my hands, I decided to take an online class in iPhone photography. After just a few lessons, I noticed a dramatic improvement in the pictures I took on my iPhone 11. Before long, I was hooked! I started taking additional courses, going deeper into iPhone photography and editing

Summer might be coming to an end, but another neighborhood party is on Pecan’s agenda. Labor Day will hold a two-day celebration with a street dance and activities happening Sunday evening, Sept. 3, followed by a pool party with a disk jockey playing music on Monday, Sept. 4.

The Texas Rangers have been having a very successful season in 2023. For the last few years, the Rangers have not put a good ballclub on the field and the results were predictable: a mediocre …

The housing market continues to shift and change, and in a fast-moving landscape like we’re in right now, it’s more important than ever to have a trusted realtor® on your side.

That's no cozy fire in any of them. No, what you see makes you want to flee, no matter where you sit when you see the photos. If a wildfire happens in your area, what do you do? How do you keep your family safe? Reach for these great books and start learning.

Forward Training Center, a renowned educational training institution in Granbury, Texas, is taking bold steps to connect individuals seeking employment with suitable job opportunities, aiming to create a seamless pathway to connect their job seekers directly with employers.

Diane Long A Mississippi native who has been a Texas transplant for 29 years, Diane Long is a wife, mother, and former English teacher who has written Pecan Plantation Bits for 16 years …

It all looks easy until you are the one doing it Sam Houston is a syndicated columnist and newspaper executive. He is also an author, actor, playwright, and entertainment producer/promoter. Dad …

 I’VE BEEN THINKING Carol Goodman Heizer is an author who recently moved to Hood County from Louisville, Kentucky. She has had short stories published in eight editions of “Chicken Soup for …

THE IDLE AMERICAN   Dr. Don Newbury is a long-time public speaker and former university president who writes weekly.    About Birds and Bees…   If the headline for this piece …

Phyllis Webster earned a degree in journalism before embarking on a long career in public relations and marketing. A Granbury resident since 1998, she has been deeply involved in the community. She …

One of the most frequent questions we as Realtors® receive is, “How’s the market?” Well, that depends on where you’re talking about. The Dallas market is completely different than our local …

Kingdom of Loathing, West of Loathing, and Shadows over Loathing Jennifer Harrison  My opinions on computer gaming and some of my favorite games. Playing games on the home computer since the …

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