Daily Archives: May 2, 2010

Here Comes the Sun

Oh, that glorious sun! It can make things grow. It is necessary for healthy bone growth, and it can make your skin glow and look good. However, too much sun can cause skin cancer. Melanoma is the most serious and deadly type of skin cancer. Because of that, it is the leading cause of […]

Why You Need a Financial Plan

Studies have shown that financial planning plays a key role in achieving major life goals. Why wait any longer? Start assessing your current situation, setting goals and planning for your own financial future today. The Best Laid Plans Before you can start planning, you need a clear picture of where you stand today. Tracking […]

Singing with One Voice

Walking down the hall in the Fine Arts Building at Navarro College you think you hear jazz musician, Dave Brubeck, on the piano playing his signature tune “Take Five.” When you reach the choral rehearsal room you hear voices singing the lyrics and you know the Collegiate Singers have gathered once again to make […]

When Lightning Strikes

Lightning seldom strikes the same spot twice, but at Mansfield Timberview High School, it has done just that. With their long braids flying behind them, sophomore runners and twins, Kaitlyn and Kristyn Williams, have been streaking their way past competitors all year, leaving their biggest rivals, the Lancaster Lady Tigers, in their dust. The […]

Close Calls and Stone Walls

If you visit Wallace and Lisa Swayze and their son, Trae, you will likely be impressed with their kind, quiet friendliness. Any of the three will welcome you into their rambling stone home in Cedar Hill. The high-ceilinged living area has tile floors that look like flagstones and the two-story-high stone wall above an […]

A Man and His Bug

Life was “happening” for Walter Buchanan and his wife, Billie, and their    three children — Joe, Jill and Jan. The family was living in Arkansas when Walter came upon what many would consider “the deal of a lifetime.” “The 1969 VW Beetle became available in March of 1972,” he explained. “It was in pristine […]