East Texas’ largest pet adoption event is back in Tyler once again. Texas Petapalooza will host more than 20 animal rescue groups along with their furry foster critters at Bergfeld Park from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7.
Remember when “low fat” started popping up on labels in the 90s? Suddenly you could buy all your guilty pleasures like cupcakes and potato chips with reduced, low, or no fat. Many people mentally made the connection: “Fat free equals good for me.”
With technology at their fingertips, drivers are constantly faced with distractions, such as talking or texting, which places their safety and that of others at serious risk. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has launched the Talk. Text. Crash. campaign to raise awareness of the dangers associated with distracted driving and to encourage Texans to put down their cell phones while driving.
These nice spring days, my wife and I often go back to the thicket near our house before supper for an hour or so of clearing. Our place is thick with oaks, pines, sassafras, cedars, the occasional hickory and maple and lots and lots of vines.