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Staying grateful through thick and thin

When traffic is heavier, schedules are crazy, and life, in general, seems to be more taxing, it’s easy to get away from being grateful and become wrapped up in the struggles. During these … more

Question to appear on upcoming census stirs opposing viewpoints

AUSTIN — Ted Cruz of Texas was one of three United States senators who requested that respondents to the 2020 decennial census be asked if they are citizens of the United States. When Commerce … more

Marry, marry, quite contrary

I got engaged on Christmas Day and since that time I’ve purchased exactly one bridal magazine and made it through the first 15 pages of it (all ads). I took my nieces to look at bridesmaid dresses … 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

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

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

Legislation passed by Congress includes hurricane relief funds

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on Feb. 9 lauded Congress’ passage of budget legislation that contains nearly $90 billion in hurricane and wildfire disaster relief funding for Texas, Florida, … more

It’s tough out there for the good guys

The pendulum of gender equality just took a flying leap, and all of a sudden it’s become a woman’s world. As a card-carrying feminist, this truly warms my heart. It’s high time that we get … more

Surviving the terrible twos: what I wish I’d known

Currently, and for the third time, we have a toddler right square in the middle of the “terrible twos.” If you had asked me for advice about this phase of toddlerhood with Parker (our oldest), I … more

Contact your congressman about postal reform

Texas newspapers are facing the threat of higher postal rates and slower service unless a postal reform measure known as HR 756 passes Congress. For the sake of newspapers and everyone who uses the … more

Q&A with the coach

We sat down with Coach Brian Barone this week – by phone, since he’s on the road with his team in Illinois – to ask him how the season is going and what advice he’d give to young players. … more

Adulting is hard; parenting is harder

About five years ago we looked at our then-1 ½-year-old and realized our school days were numbered. Our little guy was growing up fast and before we knew it, the time would come for him to enroll in … more

Let go and let life

It feels like our crew has been battling sickness forever. We wash hands like crazy, take our vitamins, get sleep and still it seems like we just can’t seem to get a handle on these nasty winter … more

Find a way: Game day coach

When you look down at the bench and see a coach barking instructions to their team on the court, putting their arm around a player on the bench or grabbing a dry-erase board during a time-out, … more

Take a cup o’ kindness yet, for auld lang syne

I love Christmas. I love the decorations, the cookies, the hot chocolate, the songs, the parties, and the presents - I love it all. With that said, here’s a big air high-five out there to … more

Impact and flaws of NCAA tournament

The storyline that always kicks of the NCAA tournament is about the team that didn’t make the tournament at all, even though they sat in front of the TV and waited or even expected their name to be … more

The new Sealy Tigers

When the Sealy Tigers faced off against the Bellville Brahmas, a rivalry I had just found out existed and one that has been dominated by the Brahmas this decade, I was joined with another reporter … more
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