Great Neighbor

There is an old saying that says, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.”  Even though I don’t know for certain how the quote originated, I would imagine it started with a librarian or teacher saying it to a group of young students in order to get them to read more…

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Remembering is Good

Remembering is important. Monday, we will celebrate Memorial Day. We will salute fallen soldiers, recount battles won and lost, fly flags and decorate graves. We will extol the special things that made each lost life memorable. We will remember…

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Thanks to Chester, Captain Marvel, etc.

Yesterday was the third annual Abilene Gives Day! And for the second year in a row, the amount given went up! The theme of “give where you live” is a winner! And as one of the 121 nonprofits listed in this year’s AGD, we are truly thankful for the Community Foundation of Abilene for blessing us in this way! I am excited to announce 10 fun facts from our experience this year…

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Former Surgeon General Declares Loneliness Epidemic [Guest Blog]

Dr. Vivek Murthy served as US Surgeon General from 2014 to 2017. As an internal medicine doctor in Boston, prior to his service as Surgeon General, Dr. Murthy treated many patients dealing with diabetes, high blood pressure and different types of cancer. He discovered that the most common illness his patients faced was not what you might expect. It was not heart disease or diabetes, although those are serious illnesses. The most common illness his patients faced was loneliness.

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Rained Out

Well, she did it again.  Ol’ Mother Nature decided to make a wreck of my Saturday and destroy all my plans.  It was going to be a good day too.

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Community Transformed

I grew up in Abilene. I lived here the first 23 years of my life except for 18 months in Sacramento, California when I was around 4. I don’t remember much about Sacramento; I do remember Abilene. Many of these memories involve the 900 block of Fannin, just down the street from Abilene High. My world was the block…

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Immerse Yourself in The Trip

Last July, my children conspired to purchase a bicycle for my birthday -- calling my bluff after a number of “I’m thinking about getting a bike” discussions -- so I hopped on and began to ride. Most of those initial rides were around my neighborhood…

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