I have always said that a lot of my stories about my life are the kinds of things that a guy would never tell his parents when he was young. The trouble I got into, the places I went that I shouldn’t have gone and all the other stuff that you don’t divulge until your parents are too old to chase you down and give you a spanking.
It has recent [...]
There it hangs. I have stared at it for many weeks now. It is there in its place appointed by some unknown person from the past. It knows it’s functions well. It has stayed in the same location for over a month and has not moved on it’s own since inception. It remains very functional everyday and it is relatively a very simple object. Sleek a [...]
This menu board is from Isbells, circa 1960-1970. Note the most expensive item on the menu is a shrimp basket for $1.35… Those were the days!
I have always tried to tell my children that everything we do in life can have an impact on others. Somewhere, somehow the chain that connects all families can be hurt or be helped by the actions [...]
I have no idea why blonde jokes are so funny, but they are. I am sure that just as many red heads, brunettes and other color haired women can be just about as funny as blondes. The only problem with that however is nowadays you really don’t know what the natural color is any longer with all the pinks, fire truck reds, coal black and pur [...]
If you don’t enjoy hunting stories then don’t read this story! My friend Ali is from another country. His ways and customs are different then mine but he and I have developed a similar interest in several areas. One of them is hunting. I took Ali to my ranch to hunt with me. The trip started out by him firing my gun into the air in the middle [...]
If you don’t enjoy hunting then don’t read this story! I have a number of friends from different parts of the world. When I moved my work out of Hufsmith and into the big city of Tomball I began to meet people that had not had the privilege of doing some of the things I had done and visa versa.
Ali Abdullah W. is a friend I met about twenty y [...]
For 25 years, the staff at TOMAGWA Health-Care Ministries has faithfully ministered to the community in and around Tomball, Mag-nolia and Waller. Day in and day out, the main clinic and its satellites, in Magnolia and Waller, have provided quality health care, offered the hope of Jesus Christ, and restored dignity to area families [...]
Letty Roman, principal of Smith Elementary School in Magnolia ISD, is pictured above at Harvard University, where she is currently attending a leadership development program for educators. Roman’s trip was funded by Raise Your Hand Texas, an educational non-profit organization.
Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library will be hosting Workforce Solutions’ free seminar designed to help job-seekers make the best possible first impression in today’s competitive job market on July 23 from 1 to 3 p.m.
“Interviewing” is a two-hour seminar on how to best present oneself to potential employers. Dressing for success, gath [...]
Today is the day of lasts. By the time you have this article in hand my day will have been spent pushing, shoving, lifting and moving furniture from our existing home to our temporary quarters a couple of miles down the road and through all the process, I have been awash in memories.
As I sit here today to begin the writing of this story I pl [...]