85 Summer Road Trippin' Destinations

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You must be trippin’ this summer … road trippin’ that is!  Texas is so big that you don’t have to travel far this summer to experience the vacation of a lifetime. Pick one section of the state and get ready for a fun filled road trip. With help from reader feedback, we’ve broken down the 85 best spots to stop while cruising under the big, open Texas sky.

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Weird National Holidays

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When I was a kid, I remember sitting crisscross applesauce on my bed with a new planner, full of endless possibilities. I’ve always gotten excited about planning the future, but as I read the upcoming holidays listed on the calendar, I noticed one that puzzled me, made me laugh, and in later years made me question my sanity.

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Man About Town

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The Happy Mayor, The Happy Man, The Awesome Innovation Pipeline

The Mayor’s Tyler Innovation Pipeline (TIP) has been open for business about two months and a celebration was in order.  So, “the Man”, a TIP board member, threw’em a party.  The perfect place for a party is Happy’s Fish House where the motto is “Be Happy, Get Happy’s.” We did just that and got plum happy!

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Legends of the Call: 30 Years of the Tyler Cattle Barons’ Gala

HEALTH | FITNESS

On August 12, 2017, the Tyler area will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the American Cancer Society Cattle Barons’ Gala. Thirty years of past chairmen will be honored for their diligent service to the American Cancer Society in true East Texas style.

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Generation Zero

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We are all fighting a battle; whether it is seen or unseen; a battle from the past or one to preserve the future. We fight for others, and amidst the war, sometimes, we find that the very thing we are fighting, has become a reality of our own. This reality is the story of Dr. Jim McAndrew, but it does not begin nor end with him. Dr.

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85 Summer Road Trippin' Destinations

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You must be trippin’ this summer … road trippin’ that is!  Texas is so big that you don’t have to travel far this summer to experience the vacation of a lifetime. Pick one section of the state and get ready for a fun filled road trip. With help from reader feedback, we’ve broken down the 85 best spots to stop while cruising under the big, open Texas sky.

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Save the Mayfair

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Location is everything. The Art Deco Mayfair Building nestled in Tyler, Texas was set up for greatness.  Built in the late 1920’s by local Sam R. Hill Construction Company, to serve as a multipurpose building. Often referred to as the “Opera House,” the Mayfair was a midpoint from Shreveport and Dallas providing various opportunities for entertainment in Tyler.

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10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Spruce Up Your Front Porch for Summer

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Summer is finally here, and that means more time spent outside, with family, waiting for the sun to finally go down. Long days spent relaxing on the front porch, drinking sweet iced tea and watching passers-by are not just summer activities – they’re a southern tradition.

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The Fragrance of Summer Beginnings

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The months of  May and June are filled with celebrations that fill us all with memories  - of people dearly loved, some not with us and others with us still.  

It is said the element of fragrance can evoke a vivid memory more quickly than anything.  Within seconds of the scent of a flower and the mind is filled with faces and emotion. 

So it begins with the fragrance of May.

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A Simple Guide to a Peaceful Life

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We can all agree that: Life is not fair, happiness is not guaranteed, and stress is inevitable. Life is no doubt, at times going to throw us many curveballs and it is up to us to choose how to deal with it. With life’s challenges, stress which is usually accompanied by anxiety may be unavoidable, yet it is manageable.

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Get Some "WOWS" For Those Brows

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Get Some "WOWS" For Those BROWS with Josh Tankersley

 

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