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The Literary Talent Cup Runneth Over: Alright, Alright, Alright Texas Book Festival!

by Lisa Davis on October 22, 2020

The mission of the Texas Book Festival is simple — to “connect authors and readers through experiences celebrating the culture of literacy, ideas and imagination.” This year, authors hailing from all over the Lone Star...

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#TXReads: ‘The Ghosts of Houston’s Market Square,’ a Paranormal Walk Through History

by Lisa Davis on October 2, 2020

“The Ghosts of Houston’s Market Square” is an unconventional ghost story fusing Houston’s illustrious beginning with its present in an homage to the past, and a great read to get you in the Halloween mood!...

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Texas Essentials: Porsche Nichole, Pretty Girls Boutique Owner, Fashionista

by Lisa Davis on September 17, 2020

With only a few dollars in her trendy handbag and a dream in her heart, Porsche Nichole set her biggest venture in motion.  The Texas native had always wanted her very own clothing boutique. However,...

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#TXReads: Meg Gardiner, Best-Selling Crime Author, 3-Time ‘Jeopardy’ Champ

by Lisa Davis on August 27, 2020

When the king of horror says, “Don’t miss it. This is a great one,” mystery and crime junkies better pay attention because Stephen King knows a thing or two about the subject. Inspired by true...

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Five Minutes With Jay Michaelson, Animal Lover, Inventor

by Lisa Davis on July 30, 2020

Jay Michaelson spent a large chunk of his adult life producing movies, TV commercials and documentaries. It was after writing and directing his award-winning documentary, “In A Whisper,” that Michaelson’s passion for horses began to...

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#TXBites: Mammoth Creameries, Keto Friendly Ice Cream That’s Yummy Too

by Lisa Davis on July 15, 2020

Tim and Sue Krauss didn’t have a plan or even much direction when they began making ice cream. But they did have a common goal--to live a healthier lifestyle. Tim Krauss was 28 years old...

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#MusicMonday: Jarrod Dickenson, Singer, Songwriter and Performer

by Lisa Davis on July 13, 2020

Known for his soulful vocals and ability to blend a variety of instruments and influences into one signature sound, Jarrod Dickenson is a Texas musician with international appeal. As a late bloomer to music, Dickenson...

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Five Minutes With Adaire Byerly, Model and Behavioral Scientist

by Lisa Davis on July 6, 2020

Adaire Byerly is more than just a pretty face. She’s a critical thinker, an observer, an adviser, a coach, a bi-racial woman and, best of all, a Texan.  Growing up in Saginaw, Texas, Byerly had...