Good morning FB Peeps

Good morning FB Peeps. As many of you know I am very excited about the revitalization and future of downtown Hot Springs, AR and the bright future of small business growth. We are seeing explosive growth potential in our downtown. I am getting close to moving into our renovated multi-use 7 story building and have just 2 office spaces left […]

Finding Serendipity in a Resales Shop

Finding Serendipity in a Resales Shop __________________________________ Fulshear resident Susan Webb dropped off her kids at school and went to a dentist appointment Thursday morning. She then decided to stop by some thrift and antique shops in Rosenberg. Browsing various paintings and knick-knacks, she came by the Funky Monkey Resale shop. On one wall, she spotted a painting of various […]

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to reading

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to reading. This was the concept for Arredondo Elementary School’s “The Wizard of Oz”-themed Reading Day on Friday. The campus was transformed into a reading-centered “land of Oz,” where a velvet green curtain greeted incomers. On the other side of the curtain, a massive gray and black handcrafted tornado stretched to the ceiling. A “yellow […]

“The more that you read

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss These were the words alongside an illustration of Dr. Seuss’ iconic Thing 1 and Thing 2 characters that greeted guests at Austin Elementary School for National Read Across America Day on Thursday. Elementary schools and some […]

When my friends tell me they are getting married (the ones who own businesses especially) the first question I ask is WHO IS DOING YOUR PRENUP

When my friends tell me they are getting married (the ones who own businesses especially) the first question I ask is WHO IS DOING YOUR PRENUP? It takes years to build what we have. The struggle of owning and operating a business of your own is strenuous especially as a black woman. Don’t be no fool. If He decides later […]

Meyer Elementary School honored students — one per grade level — who practiced the “7 Habits of Happy Kids” Friday afternoon at its “Greatness Gathering

Meyer Elementary School honored students — one per grade level — who practiced the “7 Habits of Happy Kids” Friday afternoon at its “Greatness Gathering.” The assembly, which falls under the “Leader in Me” program, featured various students who presented at the podium instead of teachers, an experience that helps them practice public speaking and leadership. “We do the Greatness […]