Fall is in the air finally. Well, at least in the mornings for now. I’ve bought a plethora of pumpkins to decorate my entrance to my apartment and occasionally light a pumpkin candle in my living room to get those fall vibes flowing. It’s my favorite part of the year.
Some days, it’s hard to escape the news. Being a reporter in a small town has its perks for sure. I am glad I’m not a reporter in a bigger city where controversy runs rampant and breaking news is a steady stream of crime and death. But that doesn’t make me exempt from feeling burned out when…
Waking up Wednesday morning and going to work brought a feeling of melancholy as I saw gray clouds swirling above Brenham. The rain outside the office made me a little uneasy. I then recalled feelings I have to deal with every hurricane season.
Lately, I have found great joy in cooking. When the pandemic hit in early March, I grabbed about two weeks worth of groceries from H-E-B in the hopes of not returning any time soon.
I think it would be a fair assumption to say most anyone who reads this column is facing more stress than usual right now. Lately, stress has been consuming me. Little problems have snowballed into big ones that I have created from worry and doubt.
A lot can happen in a year. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately as every month feels like a new year. Some days my head is still stuck in March, other days I’m surprised it’s not Christmas yet.
Whether it’s chocolate chip cookies baking in the oven or the savory smells of onions and garlic sauteed in a pan with butter, food has a way of bringing back happy memories and gathering us all together.
While I was in high school, my church youth group often discussed the idea of going to church and being wrong about the existence of God versus not going, ignoring God's teachings and ultimately discovering God does exist.
Hard times can often make people bad friends. I know I’ve fallen victim to mood swings poorly affecting my judgment when it come to what I say to my friends lately.
I watch a lot of TV; it's probably my favorite pass time. I mostly watch it for the intricate story lines that come to life so easily through acting and sets of made up worlds.
When I first started at The Banner-Press five months ago, I really hoped I would get to write a weekly column. Well, wishes do come true and you now have the pleasure of reading the ramblings on my life once a week. How exciting!
Today — March 8 — Texans will set their clocks ahead by one hour as they spring forward from dismal Central Standard Time to the illuminating daylight savings time for six months, until it comes time to fall back by an hour on Nov. 1 and return to gloomy standard time.
On March 3, 2020, both the Republican and Democratic Primary Elections will be held. Early voting at the Washington County courthouse annex will begin on Feb. 18 and runs through Feb. 28.
“The Caterpillar and Alice looked at each other for some time in silence: at last the Caterpillar took the hookah out of its mouth, and addressed her in a languid, sleepy voice.