Sunday, January 31, 2016

Your Family Is The Bedrock Of Your Life


When was the last time you told a family member that you loved them? While that might seem like a crazy question to some folks, in reality those simple three words 'I love you' are often missing when the pressures of everyday life are pounding down upon your head. For just a minute image what your life would be like without family in it. Most folks take those that love them for granted to the point some don't even feel loved or appreciated anymore. I know many of us say 'I love you' in passing daily, but that's not the same thing as stopping what you are doing and looking another person in the eye and saying it like you really mean it.

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I'm A Pickin and I'm A Grinnin


If you remember that saying, you are like me and grew up during the great age of television. Hee Haw was must watch television around our house when I was growing up in the 1970's and I'll bet you at least saw it too, a few times. I enjoyed watching both Buck Owens and Roy Clark, the hosts of the show, as they made fun of country life in a way that did not offend folks like us who were from the country. Sometimes I miss great shows like Hee Haw, but thank goodness for TV Land and a few other cable networks who allow many of us older folks to live out memories from our childhood again.

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Panthers / Broncos – Who Will Win?


We are one week away from Super Bowl 50 and the one question all football fans are asking now is who will win the 2016 Super Bowl? I will be cheering for the Broncos, but my gut tells me that when the final buzzer sounds it will be the Panthers who will be taking the trophy home to Carolina. It should be a great game. Lots of history at stake for the Broncos and so much to prove for the Panthers. Like many of you, I wish the Cowboys or Texans were in this game. However, that was not in the cards this year. Maybe next season?

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Without Integrity Life Is Hollow


One of the best things about Texas is that a person does not have to look far to find a person with integrity. Of course, we have our fair share of folks who cannot be trusted any further than we can see them. But I do believe most Texans know the difference between right and wrong and to me that's a good thing. Always try to put integrity above education, making money or trying to gain more attention for yourself. There is nothing on Earth more powerful than a person who can be trusted under all circumstances.

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Texas Rabbit On Trix Cereal Box


The next time you visit the grocery store and travel down the cereal aisle you might notice a rabbit by the name of Cinnabun on boxes of Trix cereal. What you might not know is that Cinnabun is a Texas rabbit who calls the Houston area home. Before you think to yourself that this is not a big deal, keep in mind that Cinnabun beat out over 7500 rabbits to win a contest that put him on the front of Trix cereals.

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Wichita Falls / Houston Gas Prices


I know many Texans feel that falling gas prices are not good for everyone in the state, but for those who are looking for the best price day in and day out. Here are the lowest we found on the last day of January 2016. Sam's Club in Wichita Falls was $1.41 per gallon, while Buc-ee's in Houston (6201 IH-45 & Holland Rd) was selling their gas for $1.36 per gallon. Experts predict that gas prices in Texas will fall even lower in the weeks to come.

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Motorcycle Club Takes Blind Texan For Ride


It might seem like a small thing to most folks, but to 24-year-old Dylan Turner it was a lifetime dream. Turner is blind and has always dreamed about riding on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Well, this weekend dozens of Texans showed up at a motorcycle dealership in Waco to join together to grant Dylan his wish. There are a bunch of great Texans out there who work everyday to help others who are less fortunate than they are. High five to them.

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Are US Elections Too Long?


Are you like me and believe that U.S. elections last far too long? In most nations, an election season will last from 3-6 months. However, in the United States it seems like they never end. On Monday Americans in Iowa will head to caucus locations and they will be the first voters to decide who will be the next President of the United States. I believe the season(s) for American presidential elections is way too long. Do you agree?

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Hero Bus Driver Died In Crash


Please pray for the family of DART bus driver Zulita Walker who was killed in a bus crash this weekend. Her name might be familiar to you because she was honored last year when she helped save a man attempting suicide. Late Friday night a bus Zulita was driving lost control and slammed into a cement wall where I-30 and I-45 come together. There were no passengers on the bus at the time. It has been said that only the good die young and that is certainly the case here.

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