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    • Yesterday’s blog post resulted in a surprise phone call! March 3, 2013
        I have always known that Active Rain gets good Google-juice, but imagine my surprise when the author of the book I wrote about in yesterday’s blog post called me to say she found my blog, and to thank me for getting the word out about her book-signing at the Friendswood library this coming Wednesday! Rene’ Armstrong called today and gave me a lot of additi […]
    • Book Talk at the Friendswood library features WINGS AND A RING author March 2, 2013
        There is a real treat coming to the Friendswood Public Library March 6 at 7 p.m. Book lovers and history buffs will enjoy hearing local author Rene’ Armstrong discuss her book, Wings and a Ring: Letters of War and Love from a WWII Pilot.   Armstrong’s husband found a box of 295 letters in a junk store, and had no idea what a profound piece of history he ha […]
    • HATS off to whoever came up with this craft idea! February 24, 2013
        Aren’t these tiny hats adorable? They were part of the table decorations at a luncheon I attended at the Nolan Ryan Center in Alvin today. The entertainment for the event was a funny fashion show, so the table decorations included a centerpiece of a hat with gloves, jewelry and scarves, along with these tiny festive hats at each place setting.   Believe it […]
    • Yee-haw! Covered wagons and cowboys pass through Friendswood! February 20, 2013
        Whoa! Covered wagons and cowboys were riding down FM 518 in Friendswood today, stopping traffic on both sides of the road as onlookers waved and shouted, “Ride-em!”   I was on my way to show houses in Alvin when I passed by the Texas Independence Trail Riders who were making their 108-mile ride from Brazoria to Houston’s Memorial Park for the official kick […]
    • Two wooden spoons: a twelve-dollar treasure of hope February 16, 2013
        A set of two wooden spoons, each one hand-carved, with strands of tiny colorful beads wrapped around the handles - a twelve-dollar treasure that I purchased as part of a closing gift for a client. Here is their story: In Nairobi, Kenya there is one square mile where over 1.2 million desperately poor people live. Kiberia, the largest slum in Africa, is loca […]
    • Beautiful Tulips are the Perfect Valentine’s Day Flowers February 14, 2013
        I love tulips – they are probably my favorite flower. I love their bright, beautiful colors and the way their soft petals form little cups that contrast against their long, dark­-green leaves. These lovely pink tulips were found in the front yard of a Friendswood home off of Sunset Drive. I was on my way out of the neighborhood today, and noticed the lovel […]
    • Join me at the Christian Women's Club Luncheon on Valentine's Day! February 12, 2013
        Are you looking for something fun to do on Valentine’s Day? Come to the Christian Women’s Club luncheon and shopping event at Golfcrest Country Club in Pearland, Texas! You will enjoy making new friends, shopping with some exciting vendors, having a fantastic lunch, and hearing a wonderful guest speaker! Hope to see you there!   Dynamic Women Networking Ev […]
    • Today I Was Told by BOA My Home is Going into Foreclosure February 10, 2013
      Loan modification progrms were put in place to help people like Gail Robinson, but Bank of America denied her application and has threatened to foreclose on her home while she is caring for her husband who has stage IV pancreatic cancer. Gail's Active Rain friends are all trying to get the word out to let Bank of America know that their actions are unac […]
    • UTR-Texas, Realtors ranks in top one percent in Houston area in 2012 February 5, 2013
        I am really proud to be associated with UTR-Texas, Realtors, which was in the top one percent of over 3,600 real estate offices that reported sales in the Houston Area Multiple Listing Service for 2012. This office has some of the friendliest, hardest-working, most successful, and just down-right nice people working for them that I have ever been around. T […]
    • Blood Drive in Friendswood Feb. 17 January 31, 2013
        Blood Drive in Friendswood!   WHEN Sunday, February 17 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.   WHERE Friendswood Activity Building  at the corner of Spreading Oaks Ave. and Morningside Drive (down the street from the post office)   WHO Anyone 16 years old weighing 122 lbs. or more, with parent/guardian consent Or anyone 17 years old and up, weighing 110 lbs. or more […]