When Your Child Wants To Put Up The Christmas Tree in October
Every day since October 1, my daughter has asked if we can put up the tree yet. No! So she and the dog are listening to Christmas songs online while she waits. Should I let her do it?
Today's Date Could Be The Biggest Wedding Day of 2020
October 10th is a pretty great date because 10-10 is so neat and tidy and even, and when you add the year 2020, well, it's going to be over-the-top fantastic for numbers geeks who want to get hitched. This is why you'd better book the wedding venue now.
The 2019 Texas Rose Festival Kicks Off in Less Than Two Weeks
It's the prettiest month of the year in Tyler. The annual Texas Rose Festival officially runs from October 17 through 20, but there is one other event between now and then that will help set the stage.
I Got 11 Dollars From This Class Action Settlement
Are class-action lawsuits really worth it? One class-action lawsuit was filed after people used a certain hair product and their hair started falling out in chunks, and I filed a claim and got eleven bucks.
Costumes and Masks Are Banned at Some 'Joker' Screenings
If you're planning to dress like The Joker when the movie opens this weekend, you might want to keep a change of clothes in the car. Most theaters will turn away people wearing costumes and masks.
Maggie Smith's Best Lines From the Downton Abbey Movie
Maggie Smith had some real zingers in the TV series, and she's at it again in the new Downton Abbey movie. It's razor-sharp with that doesn't offend anybody, and nobody delivers it like Maggie.
The Biggest Reason You Don't Want to Flip a House in Tyler
TV shows might make it look easy, but flipping a house is incredibly hard work and it's getting harder. There's one big reason why you don't want to take on a project right now in East Texas.
If You're Using Hand Sanitizer Like This You're Doing It Wrong
Here comes flu season, and keeping your co-workers' germs away involves more than a quick squirt of hand sanitizer. There's an art to killing viruses, and it requires more patience than we've had so far.
Tyler Celebrates Banned Books This Week
Sometimes books like "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," "The Catcher in the Rye," and "To Kill a Mockingbird" are banned from curriculums and school libraries because of challenges made by parents or administrators. Those books and others are being celebrated this w…