In The News
Recalling the tornado and its 200-m.p.h. winds, Crosswhite said, “I don’t remember what it sounded like, honestly. It was like a freight train, but I don’t remember much about it,” she said about the sound of the tornado. “It felt like someone was beating me up from behind. The stuff was just coming down on my back. I thought I was fine, [but] I have cuts everywhere that I didn’t even realize I had.” Read more
‘Clouds’ Singer Zach Sobiech has died at the age of 18. The boy who battled cancer while winning the hearts of many with his uplifting attitude and song will be missed by many. Read more at People Magazine.
And Here’s a link to Zach’s hit song Clouds on Youtube.
In his radio address this week, Mr. Bloomberg said young people should ditch college, to learn a trade like plumbing instead. “The people who are going to have the biggest problem are college graduates who aren’t rocket scientists, if you will, not at the top of their class,” Bloomberg said Friday, according to the New York Daily News.
Some folks are mad, but does he have a point? Read more
A form of ecstasy, doctors are seeing an increase in young people who have taken the dangerous drug with the street name “Molly.” Read more
An 18-year-old Fort Bend County high school senior has become the record holder for the heaviest alligator ever caught in Texas. Read more
Tips of the Moment
Making homemade pizza crust is something I’ve tried to master for quite some time. I’ve even been known to say it’s on my bucket list. How could combining some flour, yeast, and oil be so difficult? Why is it so cheap to buy premade dough at Trader Joe’s for $2, yet I can’t come close… Read more
By Julie Samrick This weekend my kids wanted to go to the park. They wanted to swim. My husband said, “We need one day to clean up. Every room in the house looks like a hurricane hit it!” He went in the backyard to start there. I came up with a plan to… Read more
By Julie Samrick Can you tell what this is? It’s a clay gorilla, created in its entirety by my seven-year-old daughter. The school assignment was to create a rain forest animal at home and to search for facts for their first little research report. It was a great idea. I loved watching her learn… Read more