Great Things to do Father’s Day Weekend!

Saturday, June 17, 2017 Dad’s Day 5K in Downtown– Race against your dad in this 1K, 3K or 5K that kicks off in Downtown and continues along Memorial Drive. Proceeds benefit prostate cancer awareness. Registration starts at $20. 7:30am. Juneteenth Parade at Texas Southern University| FREE – Bring the whole family out to TSU for live music, […]

The History of Father’s Day

Betcha didn’t know that Father’s Day traces its roots to 1908 and 1910? Enjoy a short Father’s Day history lesson! Father’s Day is always celebrated on the third Sunday in June every year. FATHER’S DAY HISTORY Like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day has a history that goes beyond greeting cards. The first known Father’s Day service occurred at the Williams Memorial […]

How to Observe National Flag Day

On June 14 we honor Old Glory on National Flag Day.  This day commemorates the adoption of the United States flag on June 14, 1777. On National Flag Day, Americans show respect for the U.S. Flag and what it represents.  Representing independence and unity, the Stars and Stripes have become a powerful symbol of Americanism and they […]

I’m Getting Married

Dear Dad, I am coming home to get married soon, so get your check book out. I’m in love with a boy who is far away from me. As you know, I am in Australia and he lives in Scotland. We met on a dating website, became friends on Facebook and had long chats on […]

Plan Your Weekend Today

Saturday, June 10, 2017 A Step Forward for Hispanic Women 5K in Memorial – Walk or run this 5k that benefits Wellness for Growth, a foundation that empowers underprivileged Hispanic women through wellness and skills education. Registration starts at $15. 6:15am. Galveston Pride Beach Bash | FREE – Celebrate Pride with the LGBT community on East Beach in Galveston […]

The First Amendment Is Vital

How invested are you in the outcome of all of the testimony that’s taking place on Capitol Hill? It would appear that everyone in the media wants to make sure that you can see it anywhere and everywhere possible. Not sure how you feel about this entire situation, but it’s looking more and more like […]

What is Happiness?

What is happiness? People have agonized over this question for centuries, but only recently has science begun to weigh in on the debate. Before I get into what the science has concluded, let me start by giving some answers to a somewhat easier question: what isn’t happiness? Happiness is Not: Feeling Good All The Time […]

We Don’t Talk To Each Other

We can’t talk to each other anymore and it’s so very sad to be a witness to it. We’ve always had differences of opinions, but now those differences can make you lose your job, your wealth, your standing in the community, even your family and friends. How did we get here? Where did this intense […]

An Honest Discussion About Guns

If you have never been to an American gun show, or are unfamiliar with Craigslist you might not know that people can literally buy and exchange guns within minutes. In 2016, due to the executive order of President Obama the United States government now has more resources to adequately monitor and investigate the sale of firearms. Many critics […]

A Story I Heard About, Hysterical!

I heard the funniest thing yesterday. I heard that a certain “comedian” that posed with a bloodied mock decapitated head of a certain president was being bullied by said president’s family. Hmmm, I found it funny that this “comedian” thought the whole episode was hysterical when said “comedian” did the video shoot. Yes, it was […]