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There was a 50 year anniversary a couple of weeks ago which marked one of those moments in time some of us will never forget. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed April 4, 1968. It was a … more
April is the prettiest month in an East Texas garden - at least it’s my favorite month in my own garden. Early in the month the last of my early spring bulbs provide effortless color - Spanish … more
I wonder how many other people are such creatures of habit as I? I am realizing just how much so in a variety of ways. My weekday mornings couldn’t be accomplished without a regular routine. As … more
How often have we heard someone, including parents and caregivers, say, “I was just going around the corner!” Parents who would normally take precautions to make sure their children are safe are … more
Spring has officially sprung! Not really, just kidding. However, Mother Nature has sent some of the most beautiful spring blooms I have ever seen at the Arboretum. The tulip tree and the flowering … more
During March, the Quitman Public Library is highlighting Women’s History Month with displays throughout the library. Stop by soon and check it out. On Thursday, March 15 from 1 - 3 p.m., … more
The crack of a bat and the pop in the catcher’s mitt denotes the beginning of baseball (and softball) season for area schools, colleges and the pros. The first little league game I ever suited … more
Sick of winter, East Texas gardeners experience some sort of March garden madness. Meteorological spring begins March 1, and that seems to line up with East Texas weather. Even though there are … more
I’ve always loved the seasons and look forward to the changes that come with them. This will be the last paper in February. Tomorrow will be the first day of March and while the beginning of spring … more
While you and I are reading this article, February will be bidding us adieu, and the month of March will be revving up to entertain us with a high probability of changing weather patterns. Not to … more
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