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Texas Historical Markers – Booth, Texas

While out looking for the historical marker for Thompson’s Ferry in Richmond, my friend Steve and I saw a sign showing that we were nearing the town of Booth. I knew from previous research that there was an historical marker in Booth, so we switched gears and decided to head there and find the marker.…

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Holy Cross Pumpkin Patch: Largest in Fort Bend

Crossing over the Brazos River, headed away from Sugar Land Town Square going South on I-59, we had one destination in mind: seeking the biggest pumpkin patch in Fort Bend County. For the last eleven years, Holy Cross Episcopal Church, located at 5653 West Riverpark Drive in Sugar Land, has hosted the largest pumpkin patch…

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Morton Cemetery in Richmond, TX

Call me crazy, weird, strange, or whatever you choose, but I kind of like visiting historic cemeteries. My mom’s side of the family has a family cemetery in a small town east of Cleveland called Romayor. It’s not too far from the Trinity River. There aren’t too many graves in the cemetery, but my grandparents…

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Meet Nichole and Paul of Vino & Vinyl

Today we’d like to introduce you to Nichole and Paul of Vino & Vinyl. Before we jump into specifics about Vino & Vinyl, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story. The story of Vino & Vinyl is the story of the collision of our two greatest loves; music and wine.…

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Texas Historical Markers

I think that those of us who travel the roads of our great state fall into two camps – those who stop to read the historical markers and those who don’t. To be honest, I kind of fall in the middle somewhere. It just depends on where I’m going and how much time I have.…

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Update: Tom and Freeway!

Back in August, I wrote about my friend Tom Seerden and his dog, Freeway. Freeway was rescued on a rainy night in Livingston back in the spring. Connie Chastain said she saw something on the side of the road and felt like she needed to pull over and see what it was. Turns out it…

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Tips for Getting Your Home Ready for a Fun and Safe Halloween

To make your home fun and safe for trick or treaters, try these tips on Halloween night. As trick or treaters make their way to your door, keep the path clear by following these tips: Check Trip Hazards Be prepared as ghosts and goblins run up to your door with excitement. Before it gets nightfall,…

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Meet Tom & Jessica of Texas Pickle Company

Today we’d like to introduce you to Tom & Jessica Weldin of Texas Pickle Company. Before we jump into specifics about your business, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story. Together with our two children, we moved to Texas in 2013. We used to go to farmers markets every weekend…

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All Hands: a volunteer-powered disaster relief organization.

Imagine this scene playing out in many homes across America after Hurricane Harvey: A young man turns on the TV in time to see a local news station from Houston showing an elderly couple and their beloved dog being rescued from their flooded home by volunteers in a boat. Days later, that same young man…

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Meet Bridgette of Beauty Call Hair & Makeup

Today we’d like to introduce you to Bridgette Humphries of Beauty Call Hair & Makeup, located in Stafford TX. Before we jump into specifics about your business, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story. Makeup and hair styling was always something that I was interested in from the time I…

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