Senior’s Contributions to Our World

Senior Citizens Day

The Perfect Opportunity to Celebrate Life, Young and Old By: Sharon Kurtz |  Do you have an older adult in your life you love and appreciate? National Senior Citizens Day […]

The Buzz About World Bee Day

Celebrate and protect these hard working pollinators By Sharon Kurtz ~ We often take nature for granted. We don’t think about the pivotal role that all of life’s creatures play. […]

Celebrate National Wine Day

By Sharon Kurtz ~ You don’t need a holiday to celebrate a good bottle of wine. Still, today we have one: National Wine Day, celebrated annually on May 25, when […]

Love Me, Love My Dog

Helping Dog Owners Find Puppy-Approved Love Are you a single dog-lover who’s spent your love life barking up the wrong tree? Leigh and Casey Isaacson want to help you. They […]

Three Dallas Food Artisans to Know and Love

The term “artisan” has become the latest buzzword for anything craft-related, with little to distinguish a superficial label from the real deal. Consumers tend to think of artisan foods as […]

Raise a Cup to International Coffee Day

Coffee lovers unite for a daylong celebration of morning joe October 1 is International Coffee Day, a day of celebration honoring coffee and promoting awareness of issues facing the coffee […]

What’s All the Buzz About Bees?

These Fascinating Creatures Are Un-‘Bee’-lieveable Have you ever had the opportunity to observe a honeybee’s busy work as it meanders from flower to flower on a cloudless, summer’s day? Honeybees […]

Take Time to Celebrate Our Furry Friends

“Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them and filling the emptiness we didn’t ever know we had.”  Author Thom Jones Our dogs have always been our […]

Celebrating the Abundance of the Season

Celebrating the Abundance of the Season

Photos by Sharon Kurtz  ~ Don’t you love summer?  When the Texas heat is in full swing, that’s when our gardens and farmers’ markets are chock-full of flavorful produce choices.  […]

The Buzz About World Honey Bee Day

World Honey Bee Day

Celebrate these essential workers We often take nature for granted. We don’t think about the pivotal role that all of life’s creatures play. However, World Honey Bee Day gives you […]

Trinity River Audubon Center

Trinity River Audubon Center – one of the best walking trains in the Dallas area

An Otherworldly Gem Looking for inviting walking trails surrounded by trees, water and wildlife? The Trinity River Audubon Center offers everyone the opportunity to connect with nature and experience the […]

Fort Worth Is the Perfect Staycation Destination

Six Reasons to Experience this Unique City When the year began, who would have thought we’d be facing a summer without a summer vacation? Recommendations during this pandemic tell us […]

Happy Campers

Summer Vacation Amidst the Pandemic  People overwhelmingly want to stay away from crowds and remain close to home. So, close-to-home road trips may be the best first choice for people […]

Taking Time to Enjoy the Wildflowers

Thank you, Former First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson Photos by Sharon Kurtz ~ Almost every person, from childhood, has been touched by the untamed beauty of wildflowers. Today, many people […]

Visit National Parks from the Comforts of Home

Go Virtual Be inspired and entertained while you wait out the current travel bans and lockdowns. Immerse yourself in environments that give you a real sense of place without actually […]

Seek Out Majestic Maui Shores

Maui is one of the most beguiling and breathtaking islands on earth, with crystalline waters, refreshing trade winds, and incredible pristine beauty. Often called the Valley Isle, its 120-mile coastline […]

Clang Clang Clang Went the McKinney Avenue Trolley

As I traveled the tracks on the McKinney Avenue Trolley, I couldn’t help but sing Judy Garland’s “The Trolley Song” to myself. Trolleying through Dallas’s vibrant Uptown neighborhood — while […]