Random Acts of Kindness Are Happening in Texas
Have you noticed anyone being over-the-top nice lately?  I'd love to hear that story. I'm a sucker for random acts of kindness.
There's no prize involved here, because that would defeat the purpose of the "being-nice-just-for-the-heck-of-it" stories.  So, just for the heck of it, I'll share…
Texas Couples Celebrate 70 Years After Double Wedding
It takes a lot of grit and determination to make a marriage last 70 years!  And love too, we imagine.
Two couples tied the knot at a double wedding in Central Texas several decades ago, and they just celebrated that huge milestone this week.
Texas Doesn’t Always Go For Thanksgiving Classics
It's not all about the turkey and stuffing in Texas.  It's usually on the table at Thanksgiving, but there are also some unique side dishes there that put us right up there with Washington's "Cottage Cheese Roast" for being a little weird.
There Are More Veterans in Your Family Tree Than You Think
If my dad gets a free hour, we can usually find him digging around on He loves it, and he's made some interesting discoveries along the way.
Pop is Navy Veteran that served in Vietnam, and he's learned that the other veterans in our family served in the Civil and Revoluti…
Arby’s is Selling Out of Deer Meat Sandwiches
No other fast food restaurant has ever done it, but Arby's decided to take a risk and rock the fast food world by offering a venison burger. And apparently it's a big success so far.  In the places where they're testing it, they can't keep it in stock.
Green Lights in East Texas Support Veterans
Maybe you've seen a few green lights around East Texas this week.  At work, on the front porch, and on college campuses, people are replacing white lights with green bulbs to show support for veterans.  And it's easy to become part of the movement.
What Drives You To The Polls on Election Day?
Doesn't it feel good to vote? I think it does.
There are things that motivate us to get to the polls, besides the obvious.
The kids are talking about the election at school, and if Mama doesn't vote, they will be on my case!  What else encourages you to get to the polls?
Lufkin Veterans Get Free Burritos
Veteran's Day is next week, and stores and restaurants are getting ready to show their appreciation.  More will be added we're sure, but for now let me tell you about one restaurant that will help you snag the veteran in your life a free burrito.

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