Tag: Jan-14

January 2014

Addresses a common disorder that affects nearly 40 million adults in the United States. It is highly treatable, yet only about one-third of those suffering receive the proper treatment. In education, you’ll find out what is being done to promote health and wellness in...

Her Will to Live

Dr. Janie Gifford, 56, was the picture of health. In fact, her doctor told her just that in 2006 when she had her routine physical. However, two weeks later, the Frisco resident says she felt like her heart was about to explode out of...

Getting “With It”

I just flunked my “app”-titude test! My grandson, his wife and my two great-granddaughters recently came from San Antonio to visit, armed with their “cool” electronic gear, loaded with “apps” that made my little flip phone look like an antique. They said, “Grandpa, you...

Building a Healthier Tomorrow

Many parents struggle with the desire to provide their children nutritious meals, as they pull into the drive thru yet again because of hectic schedules. They know their family needs exercise, and not just the kind available through a Wii. Providing healthy choices for...

Overalls Not Required

Any place that combines two of Frisco’s favorite pastimes — sports and dining out — is bound to attract attention. Now, throw in a little moonshine to kick it up a notch, and things get a little more interesting here in the ’burbs. Enter...

Reaching Out for Help

Frisco is a great place to live, by almost any standard of measure. Exemplary schools, robust economic growth, vibrant churches, an abundance of family-friendly recreational activities and safe neighborhoods all add appeal to the shiny newness of an affluent city that seemingly burst on...

A Dream Come True

Have you ever wanted eo take your dream supercar and throw it into a few corners on a real racetrack? Of course you have! Thanks to Exotic Driving Experience, I was one of the lucky few that had the chance to live out this...

Hungry for Health & Wellness

America, as you know, has a health dilemma. Many are overweight and worried about it, and we’re finally realizing what got us here: cheap, processed food. Many have become accustomed to sedentary living or even an overcommitted life that leaves less time for home-cooked...

An Open World

Ask any international visitor what he or she finds valuable in an exchange program, and you’re likely to get varied answers. Whether it’s the swapping of knowledge and ideas, increased awareness of cultural diversity or the discovery of interesting social opportunities, participating in an...

Perking Up the Party

Frisco resident Chris Stana is blazing a trail in his industry. “Most people do not yet know that what I do — coffee catering — exists,” he observed. “When people think catering, they think alcohol, cupcakes … what’s next? Well, a gourmet coffee bar!” Mr....

Community Connections

Vivek Abraham

As a member of Mensa International®, Vivek Abraham, 12, is considered a genius. Vivek and his family moved to North Texas in 2017 and settled...

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