I recently received an email from a resident that went as follows: I have a humongous spider in my backyard in Galveston. It has constructed a huge web, which is anchored between a palm tree and a wood fence. Do you know what kind of spider it is? It is big and scary looking.
Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center, 7 Hope Blvd. in Galveston, was buzzing with excitement and great expectations on Sept. 6 during the official kickoff and welcome reception of Leadership Galveston.
The history of kitchen garden designs goes back to medieval times. They were the cloister or courtyard gardens of monasteries or castles. During colonial times, European settlers brought the kitchen garden concept to the United States.
DEAR ABBY: I was a bit shocked when I read about the family who disposed of 17 casseroles they were given while they were grieving the loss of a loved one ("Enough Is Too Much," July 5). When my dad died, family flooded into our small town. We got casseroles, too, but more appreciated was th…
Has this year’s back-to-school season dropped you squarely in the empty nester camp? Do you find yourself looking at your spouse or partner and wondering how the time passed so quickly? Are there times when you wonder how the two of you lost touch with each other along the way?
DEAR ABBY: I am a 47-year-old woman, married to the love of my life for seven years. Three years ago, my husband's cousin and her mother told him they didn't like me and didn't want me around. I only found out about it two years ago.
“Jon Carter,” “Van Helsing,” “Scorpion King,” “Jupiter Ascending,” provide great company for “It: Chapter 2;” another disappointing, big-budget studio release.
DEAR ABBY: A couple of years ago, I was working as a certified nursing assistant in a nursing home. One day, I decided to stay beyond my usual evening shift into the night shift, as I had a few times before. While working the night shift, I was violently sexually assaulted by a fellow CNA. T…
DEAR ABBY: My 20-year-old daughter recently caught me "actively engaged" in watching porn. I tried to do it late at night when I thought everyone was asleep. My daughter now thinks I'm a pervert.