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New Year, New You

By Karin Keller, intern One week down in 2017, and how are your new year’s resolutions holding up? We all do it every year, resolve to make ourselves better, faster, stronger, smarter, etc. It is a daily struggle for everyone to deal with our weaknesses, some people are just better at hiding it then others and […]

Old St. Grammar

By Lucy Chambers ‘Twas the night after Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were packed in the attic with care, and the trashcan attested St. Nick had been there. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, while visions of editing danced in my […]

Holiday Cheer!

By Ashton Haq and Karin Keller, interns The holidays are coming up, and no matter what holiday you celebrate, there is an undeniable sense of magic in the air as people enjoy the cold weather, sip hot chocolate, and enjoy the spellbinding glow of fairy lights hung up around their neighborhoods.

Star Gazing

By Karin Keller, intern I’ve always been fascinated with the idea of stars. I grew up reading stories and watching movies of heroes going on epic quests and the stars always seemed to play an important part. Namely in Disney’s Hercules which is perhaps my favorite Disney Movie— probably because I’m a huge mythology nerd, not […]

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month – Celebrate and Learn through Remembering What Matters

By Mai Nguyen, intern November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and while most of us are aware of this tragic disease, our knowledge of it really only scratches the surface of what all it entails. Author Suzy LaForge recognized this through her own experience with her mother and her involvement with Amazing Place, and wanted […]

H is for “Howdy.” It’s how we say hello!

By Kaitlin Trahan, intern Anyone that has been to Texas knows that this state has a distinct culture and sense of pride that sets it apart from the others. Urban and rural areas are immersed in a southern way of living with a deep affinity for our history. In elementary and intermediate school, children take classes […]

It’s the beginning of November. Do you know what YOU’RE doing for the holidays?

If that question makes your stomach clench and your hands clammy with the thought of hosting another party for your family and friends, have no fear! Bright Sky Press has the answer for you. Invitation to Entertain has everything you need to host your Thanksgiving or holiday dinners, as well as that New Year’s Eve […]

Treat Her Like a Princess

By Karin Keller, intern Cancer seems to be a topic that makes everyone a little uncomfortable, and maybe it should. It’s one of the only common diseases that we don’t have a sure fire cure for. There are plenty of treatments and trials being offered but even those processes are long and unforgiving. The seemingly worst […]

And They Returned…

By Michelle Melgar and Karin Keller, interns The Philippines has had a long history of occupations, wars, and foreign influences. This month we’re celebrating Filipino-American History month which was officially recognized by the United States House of Representatives and Senate in November 2009. Similarly to many other ethnicity history months, the purpose is to spread awareness […]

Teachers: Today We’re Celebrating You! October 5, 2016

A good teacher can be one of the most influential people in your life. It’s a profession that doesn’t get nearly enough recognition and is often perceived as a backup plan for someone who couldn’t succeed in their given field. However, being a good teacher can be more rewarding than any other job— teachers get […]