March 2021 – Exclamation Points!

Frozen Fort Bend – As we go to press with this book, it’s in the single digit temperatures in Fort Bend. We’ve gone to press during COVID, during hurricanes, during floods and now this. We’re beginning to feel like the postal service around here – neither sleet, nor snow, nor rain stops us! Of...

February 2021 – Exclamation Points!

Perceiving Romance – It is has been said that perception is everything. Two people can have the exact same experience, and the recall – in part due to perception – can be completely different. This lesson came to light this month as we were putting together this special issue devoted to Fort Bend...

January 2021 – Exclamation Points!

As we go to press with our January 2021 issue – mid December of the dreaded year – I’d like to tell you I know exactly what we’re doing in 2021. I do not. 2020 left such an indelible mark on literally every aspect of our lives, planning has become almost obsolete.  I’m reminded of when my babies...

December 2020 – Exclamation Points!

This Christmas is indeed different. Annual holiday parties have been canceled, holiday events are virtual – if at all – and the number one stocking stuffer this year is a mask.  When I look back at Christmas last year, we truly could not have anticipated such devastating changes in only 12 short...

November 2020 – Exclamation Points!

Thankfully, Life Truly Does Go On – The world “thankful” has taken on a whole new meaning this year.  Sure, I have expressed sincere gratitude throughout my life being thankful for so many things, but, I didn’t know what I didn’t know.  I didn’t know that our entire way of life could change...

October 2020 – Exclamation Points!

Monumental Milestones October – already?  It’s often commented on how quickly time passes as we get older, but this monumental year of 2020 has absolutely flown by! And yes, I’m one year older this month. With all that’s going on in our world, my mantra for this year’s birthday is quite...

September 2020 – Exclamation Points!

Zooming Along  The word “Zoom” is now more than a word.  It has become a staple in our world in 2020.  It’s how we educate our children, catch up with friends and family and conduct business. But this isn’t the first time Zoom has been a part of my life. Do you remember the Zoom television show on...

July / August 2020 – Exclamation Points!

The Summer of Change – As we go to press with this summer issue, one thing remains consistent in Fort Bend: change. Our world – our community – continues to change as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the decades, scholars have often expounded the mantra that history repeats itself. While...

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