May/June 2017 “We Acadians must never forget our history. Keeping the Acadian story alive is the key to helping our children remember.” – Brenda Comeaux Trahan Brenda Comeaux Trahan of Lafayette, Louisiana, is proud to be a Cajun. She embraces ...Read More »
Story and photos by ANN BUSH // May/June 2017 On a brochure about the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, I notice that it proudly boasts of having the tallest sand dune in North America. Intrigued, I make a ...Read More »
Hot Springs, Arkansas: A family warms up to the kid-friendly attractions at a city famous for soothing waters
Story by JENNIFER BABISAK // May/June 2017 Even before European settlement, Native Americans believed the famed water coming from the ground at Hot Springs, Arkansas, had medicinal value. Early settlers also appreciated the thermal springs. By the late 1800s, bathhouses ...Read More »
Raising the Bar: It’s time to take advantage of summer’s delicious fruits. Who’s ready for cobbler and ice cream?
Story by PATRICIA WILSON // Photos by SARAH A. MILLER // May/June 2017 It’s summertime and the living is easy, healthy and delicious. Nothing turns a lazy summer day into a celebration like fresh fruit, cobbler and ice cream. Freshly ...Read More »
Carved In Stone: Majestic Mount Rushmore serves as an enduring memorial to the expansion of the United States
Story and photos by ANN BUSH “Let us place there, carved high, as close to heaven as we can, the words of our leaders, their faces, to show posterity what matter of men they were. Then breathe a prayer that ...Read More »
Story and photos by TAMRA BOLTON // March/April 2017 One of the best parts about spring break from school and family road trips is discovering unusual places and attractions. In my many years crisscrossing the country, I’ve found quite a ...Read More »
Food for Life: Feeling sick and tired? The problem may be what you’re eating. Try a whole food, plant-based diet and see what happens.
Photos by SARAH A. MILLER // March/April 2017 Leslie Harrison, of Tyler, Texas, is certified as a Food For Life nutrition and cooking instructor by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a nonprofit organization that promotes a whole food, plant-based ...Read More »
Writer: JENNIFER BABISAK / Courtesy Photos / Jan.-Feb 2017 When Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones decided that the team needed a new home, he had no ordinary stadium in mind. His vision became AT&T Stadium, an engineering wonder that opened ...Read More »
Writer and photographer: TAMRA BOLTON / Jan.-Feb. 2017 What can you do if you discover a massive deposit of salt? If you’re smart, you figure out something useful to make with the salt and turn the site into a place ...Read More »
Craving Chocolate?: Don’t you dare wait for Valentine’s Day. You can have one of these tiny indulgences right now and without feeling guilty.
BY PATRICIA WILSON | PHOTOS BY SARAH A. MILLER | Jan/Feb 2017 Don’t save your love of chocolate just for Valentine’s Day. Every day offers an opportunity for a tiny bite of pleasure. Start the day with creamy hot chocolate ...Read More »