By the most optimistic estimates, the combination of vaccinations and previous infections so far amounts to about 150 million Americans having some immunity, in a population of 330 million.
Harvey Weinstein is back in the news, and this time I couldn’t help but laugh, disbelievingly, over what I was reading.
Throughout the pandemic, retailers responded to reduced capacity orders and shopper concerns by offering more robust e-commerce and contactless purchase systems. As more people receive a Covid-19 vaccine, corporate leaders are looking at what consumer spending will look like next. Did the pa…
If you’re thinking about losing weight, make a plan with your physician or nutritionist. If you’re struggling to lose weight, don’t give up. Find a good support system, change your strategy and fight for your life.
Fast-rising property values in Texas can be hard on local taxpayers, but they’re gravy to the state government.
What do you do when a song gets stuck on a loop in your head? These kinds of songs, rightfully called earworms, wiggle into your brain and remain there until something, anything manages to winkle them out.
Have you inventoried the priceless family dishes and utensils that may exist in your house? It’s a pleasant tradition and thinking of the various items may make you smile.
It’s time I acknowledged the source I often draw on for background information about the subjects I write about: Wikipedia.
With the increasing number of people getting smart and getting the vaccine, it makes me hopeful we will soon see the last of the less-than-stellar awards shows being beamed into our homes.
Pending bills in the Texas Legislature would prohibit drive-thru voting, make it illegal for election officials to send vote-by-mail applications without being asked, block 24-hour early voting like that offered in Harris County last year, prohibit voting in tents and other temporary structu…
Friday was World Autism Awareness Day, and I’d like to take a minute to talk about that.
What the judge always says before ending his remarks should leave an impression on everyone who hears or reads his words.
In the end, the engineers, boat captains and a good chunk of the world’s commerce was not only held up by a wayward shipping boat full of large cargo containers, but had to be helped out by the moon.
I am not about to spout out the old cliche “spring has sprung.” Nope, wouldn’t do that. But spring is here. After that awful near-zero snow event that started back on Feb. 11, most of us are beyond delighted.
My dad was a very accomplished whistler, and one of my very early memories is of him trying to teach me how to do it. At first I was trying too hard, and once I relaxed it came easily. But I never learned to whistle as well as he could.
As if it’s not enough that we have things like ballot blocking laws, gender inequality, big cargo carrier ships stuck in canals and murder hornets to worry about, now we have to start worrying about deepfakes.
Help me give Jill Drake a warm send off before she leaves mid-April. And thank her for more than a decade of service, standing up for children and victims of crime, and giving of her time and efforts to help Paris become a better place.
Yes, aging changes us. There is no way around it. Whether physical or mental changes, different things happen or delight us.
With Easter coming up, I have chosen to repeat a piece I first ran in this column several years ago. During my childhood, Easter egg hunts were something to look forward to.
On Monday, the University Interscholastic League One Act Play competition schedule continues with area meets, to take place through April 3.
When my husband and I moved just outside Blossom in 1974, Leon Anderson was one of the first people we met. He owned the Blossom Superette grocery store.