Join us May 14 & 15 meet a Texas Hero and write about it. Family fun Friday and Saturday. 9:30 am to 7 pm
I love school visits. Since so many schools cannot afford author visits and as an author, I have to take off from writing, change out of my PJs and travel to a school. I still do that because I love kids. But due to the great work of the Nepris team, I can stay in [read more…]
Award-Winning Constitution Camp 4 Kids Fun, Family and Free June 25-29, 2018 Near downtown Granbury Notice the change of the times: 8:45-noon. Registration www.ConstitutionCamp.org Compared to other nations, the United States is young. But at 230 years, our Constitution is by far the longest lasting constitution in human history. More importantly, [read more…]
Today, I sat with a Gold Star mom at her son’s gravesite. With wreaths from Wreaths Across America in hand, I followed her down the path she could probably find in the dark. I didn’t want her to go alone and thought I would bless her by sitting at her side and saying a prayer. [read more…]
This is Kristyn Harris an amazing Texas Western Music Singer on her day off from performing. This is how she relaxes. You should hear her yodel. When I’m not playing music, you might find me standing up at a full gallop on horseback posting Ol’ Glory.#trickriding Posted by Kristyn Harris on Sunday, December 10, 2017
Fun with Sommer Elementary 2nd Grade and their teacher Sue Beardsley. The best part is when the 2nd-graders sing. I talked about “The Yellow Rose of Texas” and “Deep in the Heart of Texas” and of course–my books and writing games. Nepris did an amazing job of filtering my wrinkles and cutting mistakes. Texas Songs [read more…]
There’s not many times that I’ve been more proud. Imagine being me–the youngest of eight, daughter of a share-cropper, dyslexic me–telling kids about how to be an author/editor. Then 5 kids run up after the talk with huge smiles saying, “I’m dyslexic!” An echo of “me too” bouncing around between them. Talking to the [read more…]
One of my kids from back in the day. Stephanie Goolsbay Hays helping others! This is a great event and helps so many. Go to the end. GRACE Gala Grace Gala co-chair Stephanie Hays visits NBC 5 in studio to preview this year’s event, which helps Grace provide food, clothes and shelter to needy families.