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Nursing director combat ready
Anyone with a life-threatening emergency in a hospital emergency room probably wouldn’t argue if the chief nursing officer was a veteran medic who practiced his trade in combat. That is exactly the...
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Planting milkweed will help to save the Monarchs
You are probably familiar with the incredible migration of Monarch Butterflies. But are you aware of their terrible plight? Every autumn, millions of these butterflies fly from the United States an...
Apr 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eyes on the sky, feet on the ground
by Bill Clough
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
For such a large man, Raymond Carolan’s office at Coastal Bend College seems diminutive. He seems much more at home in the Aircraft Maintenance Building, a nondescript structure on the eastern edge...
Getting out of store-bought jam
by Goliad Cooks! by Darlene Montague
Apr 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
This week, I’ve been playing around with strawberries, one of my favorite fruits of all time – until peach season arrives, that is. I found some big beautiful red ones at Sam’s and they actually ta...
Is it spring? Not quite yet, mesquites tell us
by Karen Benson
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
It looks like spring, doesn’t it? The hackberry trees have turned a lovely shade of “spring green,” and the wildflowers are starting to show. And the last cold front didn’t seem all that cold. Fort...
A park called Nopal
by Bill Clough
Mar 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Nopal Park, at North Live Oak St. and West Fannin St., is an active park—or, call it a “recess” park—thanks to the proximity of Hall Elementary across the street. Any photographer will be beset wit...
One fruit easily ranks as our planet’s favorite
by Mullet Over by Dr. James White
Mar 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Earth’s most popular fruit (based on tonnage) is the mango. For those who believe the real champion has to be the banana, I should inform that the contest is not even close. Mango is the favorite f...
Warming up with scones
by Goliad Cooks! by Darlene Montague
Mar 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Wednesday morning I woke up to chilly howling winds which required something cozy to be stirred up. I have collected hundreds of scone recipes and decided this was the day I was actually going to m...