Bulletproof Backpacks–Do They Work?

Bulletproof Backpacks–Do They Work?

School shootings. How I wish they were not something we even know or have to worry about. But there were 23 school shootings so far in 2018 where someone was hurt or killed. With a new school year about to start it is something we have to be mindful of again. I saw a...
I Knew It! Heat Affects our Brains!

I Knew It! Heat Affects our Brains!

This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my disclosure page for more information.   If you read my blog a few weeks ago, you know how much I do not like hot weather and how I’m using the Blu Breeze to keep cooler this summer.  Just this morning I was...
Why We Still Need Mister Rogers

Why We Still Need Mister Rogers

This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my disclosure page for more information.   I have found the past few weeks more than a little discouraging. I have been watching and reading the news and have seen some distressing things going on. There is clearly a...
What I Admired About Barbara Bush

What I Admired About Barbara Bush

This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my disclosure page for more information.   One of the good ones left us last week. Former First Lady Barbara Pierce Bush passed away last week in Houston at the age of 92. Since the Bushes live in Houston, our...
Why Texans Love Bluebonnets

Why Texans Love Bluebonnets

There are a few times of the year that make a person especially happy they live in Texas. We are smack dab in the middle of one of them–Bluebonnet Season. The state flower of Texas is an ephemeral little blossom that makes a spectacular appearance once a year,...
Why Can’t It Be Like the Olympics All the Time?

Why Can’t It Be Like the Olympics All the Time?

I LOVE the Olympics. For two and a half glorious weeks every two years, we get to celebrate the best things about us. Things like: Courage Endurance Teamwork Sportsmanship Dedication Visa commercials with Morgan Freeman (EVERYTHING is better with Morgan Freeman) 🙂...