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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
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
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
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott is calling for immediate action to ensure the safety of Texas’ junior college campuses following a Feb. 14 mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, … more
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
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
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on Feb. 21 sent a letter to Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath ordering immediate action to ensure the safety of children in Texas schools following the … more
I joined the Human Trafficking Committee. Yes, you read that right. This does not actually mean that I’ll be participating in human trafficking, but rather, a guy in my Sunday school class … more
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
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
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
This week wraps up our four-part series on bullying, through which reporter Tad Desai has taken a close look at the national epidemic. Bullying has been a front-page headline in The Sealy News … more
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
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott traveled to Rockport and Houston on Feb. 13 to announce the availability of new funding for hazard mitigation projects along the Gulf Coast following the devastation of … more
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
As a school superintendent, it's hard to know what to say at times like these, when the nation is mourning the deaths of 17 children in Florida. It is tempting to want to reassure you that something … more
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
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
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
Dear Ms. Towery: A "Google Alert" informed me of your review of "True Story," and I just wanted to thank you for the extremely kind words. I'm deeply appreciative that you read the book, that it … more
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