Those Who Forget History are Condemned to Repeat It

We all have heard different versions of this famous quote. Those of us with children have said it many times to our kids, usually after they made a mistake. Our schools have the primary role in teaching world, United States and Texas history to our youth.  They do a great job but are mostly limited to...

Celebrating Heroes

Every May, our country celebrates Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month. America would not be America, Texas would not be Texas and Fort Bend would not be Fort Bend without the contributions and heroism of our Asian American neighbors. They are the fastest growing ethnic group in the most ethnically...

Why You Never Have To Worry About Your “SIX” in Fort Bend

Have you ever heard phrases like “Check your SIX,” or “I’ve got your SIX?”  At first blush, they sound like the start of a childhood prank like “XYZPDQ” (Examine Your Zipper Pretty Darn Quick).  You look down, and the prankster taps you in the face for being a fool. These are actually...

Mother Nature Vs. Fort Bend – and Fort Bend is Winning

There are no greater examples of Fort Bend Strong than when Mother Nature strikes with a force beyond experience and comprehension.  We get hit by hurricanes. Usually they roar in, hit us and leave in 24 hours. Hurricane Ike did just that.  On September 13th, 2008, Ike hit us with brutal fury. Ike came...

“It ain’t bragging if it’s true.” Anonymous Texas quote

Howdy, y’all! Welcome to a new, regular column in the absolutely! focus media family of magazines. We’re calling it Fort Bend Strong. Our intent is to point out why Fort Bend County is the greatest place in the United States to raise a family, start a business, and chase your American Dream. That’s...