Monthly Archives: November 2010


Child’s Play

WAXAHACHIE, TX — Like different children in the same family, each room in Bob and Becky Lynn’s 75-year-old home has its own distinct personality. And also like children, each room loves to play dress-up — especially at Christmastime. The original 1,500-square-foot house was built in 1935. Since it bears a historic designation, it must […]


A Puppy for Christmas

CORSICANA, TX — How can you resist one of those furry, wriggly, warm little puppies? They bounce up and down begging to go home with you as the perfect Christmas present for your child or, perhaps, for the child in you. In that first flush of puppy love it is difficult to remember that: […]


Twenty-five Years of Language

MIDLOTHIAN, TX — Cherie Wagoner, principal of J.A. Vitovsky Elementary School, created something special for her school. It houses the only bilingual program in Midlothian. This is a natural fit because Cherie originated the program eight years ago as principal of Baxter Elementary School. “The program moved with me over here six years ago,” she […]


Wrapped Up in Quilting

RED OAK, TX — While some might think quilting is a lost art, Red Oak’s Peggy Terrill knows otherwise. Relatively new to the craft, Peggy proves interest in quilting is still around today. “About five years ago, my husband gave me a sewing machine for Christmas, and while I was taking classes to learn […]


The Right Thing to Do

MANSFIELD, TX — Janice Womble stays beautiful by living according to her motto: “Be good to your body, and it’ll be good to you.” She is a city girl who moved to the country — Mansfield — after she and her husband, Royce, bought a farm here nearly 30 years ago. They lived in […]


Gifts for the Gardener

WAXAHACHIE, TX — Another year has flown by and the holidays are almost upon us again! Years past have seen me with gloves, tarps, clippers, shovels, etc. high on my gift-giving list, and they are still good choices. But there are some other fun ones I would like to mention, so I delved into […]


For Your Ears Only

CORSICANA, TX — Ear problems can signal hearing, balance and other health issues. We’ve all experienced the discomfort of stubborn water remaining in the ear after a dip in the pool or a shower, a ringing sensation after attending a loud sporting event or a concert, or the sudden sensation of the room spinning, […]