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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Breaking the Code of Old German Letters

| March 1, 2016
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR – Breaking the Code of Old German Letters

      Within the Kleb Woods Nature Preserve historical farm collection are many letters written by Kleb family members in the early 20th century. Both the Klebs and most in-laws were of German descent, and many of the letters are written in German script. The script they wrote was not the German we know […]

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Around Cy-Fair, March 2016

| March 1, 2016
Around Cy-Fair,  March 2016

LOCAL DELPHIAN CHAPTERS TOUR THE HERMANN PARK CONSERVANCY The two Northwest chapters of the Houston Assembly of Delphians visited Hermann Park’s Conservancy Tour on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Beginning with the Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion and the new McGovern Centennial Gardens, members got a bird’s eye view of it all by walking the spiral path to […]

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Want to Look Younger? Smile!

| March 1, 2016
Want to Look Younger? Smile!

But If Your Teeth Are Yellow Or Damaged, There’s Help Does work or personal stress make you look older than your real age? A study from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) says smiling can help you appear younger, but cosmetic dentists say damaged or yellow teeth could have the opposite effect. The study, […]

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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports,
Students March 2016

| March 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, </br>Students March 2016

CYPRESS WOODS GIRLS WIN SECOND CONSECUTIVE REGIONAL SWIM TITLE The Cypress Woods High School girls’ swimming and diving team won its second consecutive regional title Feb. 5-6 in the Region V-6A Championships at the Conroe ISD Natatorium. The Cypress Ranch High School girls finished a close second, while the Cypress Creek High School boys’ also […]

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What is Colorectal Cancer?

| March 1, 2016
What is Colorectal Cancer?

  Colon Cancer And Rectal Cancer Are Often Grouped Together Because They Have Many Features In Common Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. It is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. when men and women are considered separately, and […]

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Free Colorectal Cancer Seminar, March 31

| March 1, 2016
Free Colorectal Cancer Seminar, March 31

Learn More About The Second Leading Cause Of Cancer Deaths Join Dr. Ali Mahmood and Dr. Nasrullah Manji on Thursday, March 31 at 6 p.m. at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s Conference Center to learn more about colorectal cancer (the second leading cause of cancer deaths) and take home a free colorectal cancer screening kit. […]

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Discoveries March 2016

| March 1, 2016
Discoveries March 2016

  PATCHWORK LEATHER TRIPOLINA CHAIR This chair is based on the prototypes of foldable seats created in the 19th century by J.B. Fenby, who was himself inspired by traditional Berber chairs. The Tripolina is a durable chair handcrafted in Rome by Dario Alfonsi that features a thick vegetable-tanned bottolato leather, hand stitched with synthetic and […]

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Spice up Dinner With Shrimp

| March 1, 2016
Spice up Dinner With Shrimp

Ceviche Marinated Grilled Gulf Shrimp Tacos Preparing the same old meals week after week can make dinnertime dull. Add some spice to your menu with the fresh flavor of a new protein-nutrient-rich Gulf shrimp. Shrimp is the most popular seafood in the United States. In fact, the average person consumes more than four pounds each […]

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Cy-Fair Business March 2016

| March 1, 2016
Cy-Fair Business March 2016

CYPRESS RANCH SWIM COACH EARNS COACH OF THE YEAR HONOR Bryan Hutchinson, the head boys’ swimming and diving coach at Cypress Ranch High School, was recognized by the NFHS Coaches Association as the 2015 Boys’ Swimming and Diving Coach of the Year. The state-level award is chosen by the official coaches association of the National […]

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Book Reviews March 2016

| March 1, 2016
Book Reviews March 2016

  LOVE YOUR WEAVE Part of the reason a whole new generation of weavers now love the craft is due to an affordable, space-efficient tabletop loom known as a rigid-heddle loom. Capable of making practical items as well as wearable art, this is the perfect loom for both beginner and experienced weavers. Inventive Weaving on […]

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Ready to Expand Your Wine Vocabulary?

| March 1, 2016
Ready to Expand Your Wine Vocabulary?

Our Expert’s Glossary Will Aid Your Tasting Experience It may be well to remember the old saying, “Buy on bread, sell on cheese.” With a fairly neutral food, such as bread or a plain cracker, you should be able to discern different attributes of a wine — both good and bad. However, when you add […]

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Honda Pilot and Lexus RC350

| March 1, 2016
Honda Pilot and Lexus RC350

  Honda Pilot | Starting price: $30,000 For people who are vehemently opposed to minivans, the three-row SUV has been the standard fallback for families on the go. And the Honda Pilot seems to be the most popular of the three-row SUV fallbacks. The reasons for its popularity are pretty standard: reliability, practicality and a roomy […]

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HOUSTON HOME IMPROVEMENT

| March 1, 2016
HOUSTON HOME IMPROVEMENT

  Houston Home Improvement Construction has been building patio covers for more than 20 years. This company will transform any backyard into a cool, shady retreat while adding value to any home. This entertaining addition will be designed to keep the home’s original architecture and made to look like it was in the original planning […]

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CYPRESS CUSTOM POOLS, INC.

| March 1, 2016
CYPRESS CUSTOM POOLS, INC.

  Cypress Custom Pools is dedicated to upholding the highest quality standards in the Pool and Spa industry. Their motto, “Built to the Highest Standard,” exemplifies an approach to doing business that has built a sterling reputation over the past 17 years with clients and the area’s leading builders. Call Cypress Custom Pools for information […]

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BACKYARD POOL SPECIALISTS

| March 1, 2016
BACKYARD POOL SPECIALISTS

Backyard Pool Specialists has been designing and constructing beautiful swimming pools, patio covers, summer kitchens, fireplaces and landscaping for over 30 years. The owners believe in a hands-on approach to creating a beautiful backyard living area for you to enjoy year round. Their personalized customer attention from design to completion has earned them hundreds of […]

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CHAMPIONS LIGHTING

| March 1, 2016
CHAMPIONS LIGHTING

Established in 1976 and located in the Barnes & Noble/Randall’s Center, this showroom offers some of the most unique lighting around. Along with one-of-a-kind restored antique lighting, they have chandeliers, lamps and home accessories to fit any budget. They offer a great selection for consumers who don’t want to be “average,” and a very personalized, […]

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LEATHER SHOPPES

| March 1, 2016
LEATHER SHOPPES

  713.690.9400 leathershoppes.com 10784 Kempwood Dr. (1-10/Beltway 8)

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DROPSHADE.COM

| March 1, 2016
DROPSHADE.COM

From the smallest solar shade to giant patio drop shade systems, Dropshade has what it takes to create innovative and effective shade products. Our crews manufacture thousands of shades every year! Dropshade is family owned and operated, and our tradition, integrity and superior customer service have made us a leading manufacturer of sun control systems. […]

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