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Thistles and Roses

This is the time of year in late winter/early spring when some flowers bloom beautifully for a very short time. I also pause to experience the moment of their beauty because each moment is all we …

Jimmy Carter, our 39th President, has entered hospice care. Hospice care allows people to die with dignity and have time to say goodbye to friends and family. At age 98, the oldest current surviving …

“Hail all hail, TCU. Memories sweet, comrades true. Light of faith, follow through. Praise to thee, TCU!” --- TCU Alma Mater by Glenn Canfield 1928 Texas Christian University …

Our family had never spent a Christmas and New Years outside of Texas but this past year of 2022, because of changes in family circumstances, the whole family went to Heredia, Costa Rica. This …

“Once more Jesus put his hands on the man’s eyes. Then his eyes were opened, his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly” …. Mark 9:25. This is definitely a …

College football will dominate the TV airwaves for the next 30-40 days with the innumerable number of bowl games and the national playoffs. It seems impossible that my alma mater, TCU, has had the …

Missing the boat on soccer

The 2022 FIFA World Cup starts Nov. 20 from Qatar, with the final being played Dec. 18. Past World Cups have not been played at this time, which coincides with NFL football and NCAA college football …

As Hispanic Heritage Month draws to a close, it is time to discuss Hispanic immigration from a practical and humanitarian point of view. There have been a lot of Hispanics crossing the border …

Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 — Oct. 15. Costa Rica’s Independence Day is celebrated Sept. 15, when their independence from Spain occurred in 1821. The history and the …

A recent Dallas Morning News article titled “ Water Woes — a Deepening Crisis” by Annette Nivens, special contributor, addresses the water problems facing citizens of Parker County. …

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