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BUT FEAR ITSELF

Lynn Ashby

THE TV – “In other news,” the anchorman intones, then goes on to tell about wars, hopes for peace, etc. Notice what he did not say, what did not happen? Not a single panic-stricken word about Ebola. In America it is the Disease That Dissolved. When was the last time you heard any mention of […]

Letter to the Editor 01/28/15

Editor’s Note: On Monday, the FBISD board voted to keep the Engineering Academy at Elkins High. This letter was submitted prior to the vote. Hello Fort Bend ISD Board Members and Superintendent, I am an incoming 10th grader in the Engineering Academy and I would like to stay at Elkins High School. I understand why […]

Pet of the Week 01/28/15

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Meet Eloise. This Anatolian Shepherd/Saint Bernard Mix is about 6 years old and ready for her new life to begin. You won’t find a friendlier gal than Eloise. Her favorite things are belly rubs and cuddling. Eloise is hoping to put on some healthy weight and find her forever family as soon as possible. If […]

Dear Tabby 01/28/15

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Is your family primed for pet ownership? Dear Tabby, My kids have been begging for a pet. I’m not sure if we’re ready yet. Help! Considering a Pet in Sugarland Dear Considering A Pet, Owning a pet is a big responsibility–even if it’s just a fish. Pets require (at a minimum) regular feedings, attention, baths or […]

BEAT THE PRESS

THE OFFICE — Look to the left of that tree. It’s another tree, or so I’m supposed to think. That bush was not there last night. Here comes the postman. What do you think he really has in that bag? By the way, do I know you? No, I am not paranoid. I am a […]

Pet of the Week 01/21/15

Oatmeal

Meet Oatmeal. Oatmeal is an 18 month old Turkish Van-mix. She has a twin sister that she’s very fond of so if the right family comes along for these sweet sisters, they can both be yours for only one adoption fee. Oatmeal and her sister are loving and playful but would prefer a quiet home […]

Dear Tabby 01/21/15

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Does your pet need vitamins? Dear Tabby, One of my resolutions for the New Year is to get better about taking my vitamin every day. Does my dog need a vitamin too? Health-minded in Rosenberg Dear Health-minded, The good news is that most dogs and cats that are on a well-balanced pet food don’t need supplements. […]

WHERE THERE’S SMOKE

Lynn Ashby

THE TOBACCONIST – This is where I pick up my imported cigars, especially rolled for me by a little man east of the Urals. Well, not exactly. My boutique cigar store is Samuel’s Exclusive Club for Discriminating Clientele (some of you shorten it to Sam’s) and my expert connoisseur is Billy Joe, who prefers “a […]

Dear Tabby 01/14/15

Tabby

Can Fido get the flu? Dear Tabby, We’re in the midst of flu season and it seems as though everyone around me either currently has the flu or has had it in the past month. I was wondering if my dog could get the flu too? Fearing the flu in Fulshear Dear Fearing the flu, […]

Pet of the Week 01/14/15

Ruby

Meet Ruby. This girl is truly a jewel. At 5 months old, Ruby is a brown tabby with adorable white “socks” on her feet. Loving and playful, Ruby would fit nicely into any home. Wouldn’t your new year seem more complete with the love of a friendly feline? If so, contact Save Our Strays of […]

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