The most important thing to ever happen

BY BILL REAGAN The single most important thing ever to happen is the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.Even if you don’t believe it happened, it is...

Celebrating the work Doctors do each day

Special to the Star Valley Baptist Health System celebrates National Doctors’ Day by paying tribute to its physicians for their service, skill and compassion. The...

Unbeatable Hanging Baskets

BY LORI MURRAY, Texas Superstar SpecialistLittle did I know when I discovered the new SuperStar Vinca Cora how much sheer pleasure it would bring...

Cliches with an animal connection

BY NORMAN ROZEFF It is remarkable how our daily language imparts much to the animal kingdom and how much we either transmute human characteristics into...

Election Season: It is groupthink season

BY Bill Reagan Election season is groupthink season. Political passions rise before an election. Deeply held beliefs and prejudices lead many to seek comfort...

Improving your odds

When each of my three kids was born, I did everything possible to breast feed them as long as I could. I had researched...

Biscoff Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Yield: 24 servingsIngredients1 cup all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 cup butter, softened1/2 cup Creamy Biscoff Spread1/4 cup granulated sugar1/2...

Importance of nature to mental health

“Keep close to nature’s heart…and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain, or spend a week in the woods. Wash...

Beatles tribute band look forward to seventh show in RGV

The Liverpool Legends will embark on a magical mystery tour to the Rio Grande Valley for shows in Rancho Viejo and Edinburg this weekend. The Beatles tribute band has garnered worldwide popularity for their mastery of the Fab Four’s extended catalog of songs and onstage personas.  Read the full story at themonitor.com.

The Bund

Lori Murray, Special to the StarBy Lori Murray, Special to the Star On one of our last days in Shanghai last April we visited The...