The Heart of a Community

A LITTLE PIECE OF HISTORY | By The Heritage Society – The country church is probably the most common social institution found in rural America. Churches represented comfortable connections to families and countries of origin and provided a degree of stability in a changing world. These spaces...

Dog Breeds and Their Health

Jan Glenn’s | Pawsitively Purrfect – One day, my pal Susan Hulburt was telling me about her dog, Samantha, who is a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. She always has an interesting “tail” about their latest adventure. She keeps me up to date on the Cavalier breed and some of the health issues...

May 2017 – Out & About in the Heart Memorial

Communities In Schools of Houston hosted a fundraising luncheon at the Houston Country Club. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner was a featured speaker along with students from the area who have been helped by the non-profit. Jernee Kilgore, Lara Bell and Arielle...

Kathy Manley of Hunters Creek Lives and Breathes Music

Hunters Creek resident Kathy Manley doesn’t just like music. It’s in her blood. It helps define who she is. Manley is in her 26th season as a member of the Houston Grand Opera (HGO) Chorus, one of the three pillars of the company’s permanent foundation, along with the HGO Orchestra and HGO Studio. She...

Norovirus 101

Expert: Dr. Stan Spinner, Texas Children’s Pediatrics and Texas Children’s Urgent Care Chief Medical Officer Q: What is norovirus? Norovirus is a highly contagious virus that causes acute gastroenteritis. Following introduction of rotavirus vaccination, norovirus has become the most common cause of...

How Color Affects Kids

Kids’ Corner | By Patrick Biron – Before my first son was born, my wife and I labored over what color to paint his room. We went back and forth but finally decided upon a yellow shade. His room had a lovely bay window that overlooked a park across the street, and the large oak trees in our yard cast...

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