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Small Town Christmas Festival

San Felipe residents came out last Saturday to enjoy the 3rd annual Small Town Christmas Festival last Saturday. Festivities included a parade in the morning, chili cook off, raffles and vendors from … more

Do-it-yourself home holiday decor

The holiday season can get expensive, especially when purchasing thoughtful gifts for loved ones. The last thing you want to spend money on is generic holiday decorations that don’t make your home … more

Stop and smell the snowflakes

As southern Texans, we spend most of our winters looking longingly at the Facebook posts of family and friends in a picture-perfect winter wonderland. We sit in our air-conditioned homes wishing for … more

Making 2017 the best Christmas ever

As you sit down to read this, we’re halfway through the month of December, or possibly, if you’re a Sealy News hoarder like my mother, you’re reading this in January 2018, long after the tree … more

Ho, ho … oh just stay still for the camera!

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and ’tis the season for eating like you only live once, gift giving and cheer spreading. Christmas is legitimately my favorite time of year, and one of my favorite … more

Keep it simple, silly

Among my hundreds of thousands of hours in the gym, there are a few moments that have stuck with me through the years. A scrimmage decades ago, when I was playing in high school, is one of those … more

100 years young

Emily Alice Pulos Preibisch might be 100 years old, but she’s still got her quick wit and sense of humor. When complimented on her sparkly sequined blouse at her 100th birthday party on Sunday, … more

What in the normal?

The Lord did not bless me with children of my own, but I am real quick to steal them from my friends. I play favorites. There is, in fact, such a thing as an ugly baby, people. And by the way, … more

Yoga pants vs. pants pants – the mom debate

The other day I was walking through the mall with my 3-year-old daughter when she stopped dead in her tracks and said, “Mommy! What is THAT?!?” I looked around thinking maybe she had a random … more

Rest easy, brother

There wasn’t a dry eye Monday in the massive Second Baptist Church as Sealy Fire Chief Eric Zapalac was laid to rest, just one week after the 39-year-old died suddenly, sending shock waves through … more

Cherish your today

“Daddy, she just told me I was fake crying!” “Daddy, he just told me I am not funny!” “Daddy, she just scratched and pinched me!” “Daddy, I only scratched him, I didn’t pinch … more

A Category 5 situation

On one blissful morning last week, all of the kids had slept past 7 a.m. That almost never happens, and I loved the early solitude.It was Monday morning, and I wasn’t about to upset the apple cart … more

‘The first five’

You can lose a game in the first five minutes, but you can’t win a game in the first five minutes. This is what I would call a “coaching cliché.” Basically, this means that your team needs … more

Ninja fight club, unicorn bows and gymnastics … oh my!

Have you ever heard the expression, “The days are long, but the years are short?” I first remember hearing it when my oldest was about four months old, now he’s just a couple of days shy of … more

Sealy High School Pink Out

Every year during the month of October, Sealy High School celebrates Pink Out. Students and faculty showed their support by wearing pink Friday, Oct. 27 to the official Pink Out pep rally and … more

Sometimes you need a win

There are days, sometimes weeks, when it seems like nothing goes "right." You catch every red light on your way to work, there’s a bone in your chicken soup, and you get stuck in the rain without … more

Sealy Student Council takes a stand

Sealy High School recently participated for the fourth consecutive year in Pacer's Unity Day, which promotes a united stand against bullying. Orange could be seen throughout the halls of SHS on … more

Don’t be a stranger

Recently, my 7-year-old was acting perfectly. He got ready for church, acted saintly during mass, said thank you without being prompted after doughnuts, unloaded the dishwasher when we arrived home, … more

SHS choir competes at district

On Saturday, Sept. 30, 16 choir members from Sealy High School went to compete at the District level of the Texas All-State choir auditions. Out of the 16 that competed, 15 of them will advance on … more

On top of the world

Sealy residents were among millions who tuned in to watch the Houston Astros compete against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series. The series offered quite a few ups and downs, lots of … more
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