When the Declaration of Independence was signed, John Adams predicted that Independence Day would be forever celebrated as the “day of deliverance” with “pomp and parade.” Looking at Houston’s myriad Fourth of July fireworks displays, symphony performances, festivals and parades, ...

The holiday season is finally, truly here. We can go ice skating and make cookies and drink hot chocolate. We can decorate our houses and have festive parties with friends and sing Christmas carols. It is the season of giving. ...

It’s been a year for comebacks here in Houston, and one for making history. Our city has hosted not one, but two of the biggest sporting events in the country, along with the most catastrophic flooding Houston has ever seen. ...

Fall is, believe it or not, upon us. Despite Houston’s best attempts to remain ninety degrees, October is just around the corner and the season of all things pumpkin spice is in full swing. With the arrival of (slightly) cooler ...

Here in Houston, we have watched the world rally. The national news plays a continuous anthem, and it is the words “destruction”, “obliteration”, and “disaster” on a loop. It is difficult for my mom to understand that I, a lowly ...

The number one piece of advice I’ve been given about the publishing industry is to be flexible. You’re more likely to succeed if you keep yourself open to the idea of working in many different parts of the industry. Working ...

Without the relentless schedule of work or school, you might find yourself with too much time and not enough to do this summer. Boredom hits hard; it hits fast. Though the idea of the dog days of summer originated with ...

Spring is here and we’ve had some beautiful days, but also a few grey ones with lots of rain. When our days go from good to bad to worse, we tend to hide away inside. We do this when it’s ...

Spring is here and we’ve had some beautiful days, but also a few grey ones with lots of rain. When our days go from good to bad to worse, we tend to hide away inside. We do this when it’s ...

As a native Texan, my favorite thing about this big beautiful state is the sheer amount of diversity we encounter every day. When cultures collide, they create something beautiful (TexMex being a prime example of this). You might have guessed, ...