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Disaster Artist turns trash into treasure

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. It’s a cliché line that would cause most college professors to bump this story down a few letter grades but it is simply the perfect way to describe … more

Woods, Waters and Wildlife

Your dogs can give you lasting memories. Mine all have. Although it had nothing to do with dogs, last Saturday, we watched “The Guardian,” a Kevin Costner movie about U.S. Coast Guard rescue … more

Book Review

In a rare deviation from my usual true crime book reviews, I want to talk about another favorite genre. I’m obsessed with White House reporters, particularly the original gangsta Helen Thomas. … more

Young love and carpool lines

We’ve had so much rain this winter that when we finally had a sunny afternoon last week, I took the opportunity to surprise Parker by meeting him in the school’s atrium, rather than the carpool … more

Bedroom upgrades that won’t break the bank

Upgrading your bedroom might sound like a daunting task. You may assume it costs an arm and a leg, takes months and requires professionals to complete. However, upgrading your bedroom doesn’t have … more

‘Lady Bird’ portrays universal adolescent struggles

Movies, like any form of art, resonate with everyone in a different way. I don’t particularly like music while many of my closest friends find it as an important aspect to their lives. I can look … more

'Roots & Sky’ by Christie Purifoy

My family moved from little ol’ Crockett, Texas, to the big Aggieland city of College Station when I was 7 years old. I didn’t particularly like it there, and I didn’t have any friends since we … more

And they called it puppy love …

Snuggling puppies is my favorite. Don’t get me wrong, a good baby nuzzle is 12 out of 10, but having a well-trained canine snuggle companion is plum hard to beat. My first puppy lover was … more

Dispatchers make special visits

Valentine’s Day visit from Austin County dispatchers This Valentine’s Day, Austin County dispatchers made a special visit to the local assisted living communities, delivering carnations to … more

Do more than live; experience life

Getting through life seems to get in the way of experiencing life sometimes, and that is not ok. Too often I find myself “doing” and not necessarily “experiencing.” I know that it’s a … more

Woods, Waters and Wildlife: A Cool Catch

It’s been said that whatever you do on New Years’ Day, you’ll do all year long. I’ve tried to apply that with a number of my favorite activities, and so far, none of them has carried over … more

Mr. Debonair crowned

The Sealy News’ own Susan Walker was among the judges who selected Dontay Holmes as Bellville High School’s 2018 Mr. Debonair on Saturday. ‘Not only were my fellow judges Johnetta Labba, left, … more

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Editor’s note: This review contains spoilers. When “Gone Girl” was released in 2012, it was all the rage. Every book club in town was reading it, and it prompted literature junkies like me … more

Baby book dropout

I have a confession to make – I’m a baby book dropout. While I whole-heartedly LOVE journaling, and all things paper, when it came time to grab the baby book and write down all the … more

'Three Billboards' is a brilliant complexity

Growing up in St. Louis, Mo., it was incredibly hard to believe a film that had the state’s name in its title would be capable of holding its own in a best picture race in the Oscars. Nothing … more

Invite to big league camp: What's that mean?

If you’re reading this, it means the Dodgers – finally – announced their 2018 Big League Camp (BLC) non-roster invites. Anddd guess who is one of them? Yep, Matty B. We’ve known … more

Three ways to throw back style

When it’s time for a bathroom or kitchen upgrade, some of the greatest inspiration may come from another time entirely. Some of the most on-trend styles of today are actually throwbacks to bygone … more

Act your age, not your shoe size

So help me, if I see one more Instagram photo of a grown woman sporting a “duck face” pout and a crown of laurels resting on her cartoon dog ears … Rant over? Nah, I’m just getting … more

Don’t let the bullies win

Growing up, my parents instilled in me one of the most important life lessons an adolescent could learn: "Treat others the way you want to be treated." The second most important life lesson would … more

Oldman carries “Darkest Hour”

“I want others to love and respect you, as I do.” Those are the words spoken by Kristin Scott Thomas as she portrays the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s wife Clementine. They are … more
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