Tag: Nov-15

The Path to Excellence

It is not uncommon to find a young child who is eager to grow up and serve his or her country, playacting the role of a hero. It is, however, quite a task to find a young adult who has actually pursued this dream,...

November 2015

From Smoke Signals to Facebook

Most of us like to stay in touch with our friends and loved ones. Never, since the beginning of time, has it been so easy for us to communicate with each other when we are separated by distance. With today’s Internet accessibility and cell...

Holy Holidays!

I remember the night it all started for me. It was Christmas Eve and my mom told me to put on nice clothes. We were going to go to church, she said. I was 5 years old and I was pretty outraged. Loving parents,...

Aw Shucks!

Throughout my childhood, I waited all year for our annual family road trip to Galveston Island, where we would play on the sandy beaches and eat as much seafood as we possibly could. Growing up in East Texas, we did not have many options...

Lost Arts

Water bill … electric bill … phone bill … Plopping down on the couch to sort through yet another array of unpaid bills can be exhausting. Imagine going through the mail and seeing a cheerful note from a dear friend to break up the...

Devotion to Local Veterans

If you are like most people, you have grown up hearing about the American Legion. Also, like most, you probably do not have a full understanding of what it is all about. Who qualifies to be a member? How does the American Legion benefit...

Forging New Traditions

The holidays are all about spending time with family, giving thanks for all of our many blessings and eating delicious, home-cooked meals. Sitting down at the table with loved ones for a mouth-watering Thanksgiving dinner or gathering to string colorful lights and place ornaments...

Pursuing the American Dream

The “American Dream” has powered the hopes and aspirations of individuals for many generations. Beginning as a revolutionary notion in his 1931 book, The Epic of America, writer and historian James Truslow Adams defined it as the “dream of a land in which life...

Community Connections

Christi Redfearn

Frisco STYLE Magazine writer Christi Redfearn and her husband, David Record, are involved in road racing and use it to help prove to local...

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