Nowadays most people are aware that Lyme disease is a very serious illness that is spread by ticks. However, it is a misconception to think that all ticks carry Lyme disease.
All this cogitating on condiments is coming at a time of the year when I don’t do a great deal of cooking because I really hate to heat up my kitchen when it’s 100 degrees outside.
Texans will have the opportunity to vote for Texas attorney general on Nov. 8, 2022. The primary race is March 1, and several candidates have stepped forward. Former President Donald Trump recently endorsed incumbent Attorney General Ken Paxton. If the primary races were today, which candida…
If you’re tired of being tired or overweight or stressed out, take the reins. Change your life. Some days will hurt more than others, but you’ll be glad you took every step when you see the results.
Women in Paris and Lamar County continue to make a difference, and our community is fortunate that gender has little to do when it comes to those who fill leadership roles.
I can’t think of a worse time for a billionaire to blast off into space, unless his plan was to never actually come back.
I’m asking you to all think the next time your particular VFD has a fundraiser to please support them.
Recently, as I was thinking about the number of people who have lost family members and other loved ones during the Covid-19 pandemic, I was reminded of an important set of ideas about grief.
If I could afford having my shopping and cooking done for me, I would rather spend that money on someone to come in and do the dishes.
The percentage of Texas Covid-19 tests coming back positive is now at levels considered red flags by Gov. Greg Abbott and the Trump administration during the height of the pandemic. State officials and virologists say the highly contagious delta variant is fueling the rise in new cases and h…
All right, Texas, it’s time to talk about driving habits.
The saying, “hindsight is 20/20” may be the case involving both myself and Paris Police Chief Richard Salter after one of the community’s most active and persuasive social justice advocates accosted the department and the chief personally during Citizen’s Forum at a Paris City Council meetin…
I’ve been obsessively following the story on Twitter and various media outlets, from the Texas Tribune to the Austin-American Statesman and even CNN and The New York Times.
The last few years though, my pot of chives hasn’t done well. In fact, I started over this year.
The very idea of asking me as a patient to supply a detailed critique of a routine office visit with a physician is indicative of the kind of excess that prompted Anthony Trollope to write his satire titled “The Way We Live Now.”
Friggatriskaidekaphobia is a mashup of Old Norse and ancient Greek that is translatable as “fear of ‘Friday the 13th.’”
I definitely had a great time the last week of June through the Fourth of July because the week went by in the blink of an eye. My family spent that week in western Nebraska with my oldest daughter.
It’s refreshing to know serious efforts are underway in Paris and Lamar County to clean up the environment and hopefully encourage people to take an active role in making our community an attractive place to live and work.
So, I’ve been thinking a lot about the right to repair laws that are practically nonexistent in our country. Britain recently passed their right to repair law, but they left out the two biggest concerns of right to repair, namely cellphones and laptops.
Ever stop and think about your friends? Your real friends? Not acquaintances, not “sort of” friends, but the “call them at 2 p.m. and they say, ‘I’m coming’” friends.
One thing I’ve recently learned is a nifty little French word I had been hearing for a number of years now, but had never given very much thought to, on account of it being connected to something I am not interested in — exercise.