• Sometimes dreams can come true

    Sometimes Dreams Can Come True

    Adam Napper has been a personal trainer for 15 years. His goal was always to be the best personal tr...

  • Hawaii Bucket List

    Hawaii Bucket List

    It was one of those bucket list trips, a week in Hawaii. Something my wife, Mary, had dreamed of her...

  • Hiking The Ozarks

    One thing about North Texas summers is that no matter where else you go, it’s going to be cooler. I ...

  • big thicket

    Big Thicket National Preserve

    Trees! More trees!! Miles and miles of trees!!! Welcome to southeast Texas and the Big Thicket Natio...

  • Cryotherapy, Feel The Freeze

    At sometime or another you have used an ice pack to help heal an aching injury. It helps reduce pain...

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Sometimes Dreams Can Come True

Sometimes dreams can come true

Adam Napper has been a personal trainer for 15 years. His goal was always to be the best personal trainer in Dallas. But a year or so ago he started having a dream of opening his own fitness center. Sometimes dreams can come true. In October, Adam and some business ...

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Hawaii Bucket List

Hawaii Bucket List

It was one of those bucket list trips, a week in Hawaii. Something my wife, Mary, had dreamed of her entire life. It was great…for four days. On Day 4 I came down with the flu. Even so, we packed a lot of fun and exploring into the first few ...

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McKinney Skating Center To Expand

McKinney StarCenter

McKinney’s Dr. Pepper StarCenter is about to expand. The city has given the go ahead for funding the ice skating complex to add a third ice rink and 1,800 more seats. The StarCenter opened in 2009 as a partnership between the Dallas Stars, the City of McKinney, the McKinney Community ...

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Bad News For Artificial Sweeteners

Bad News for artificial sweeteners

By Dr. Gabe Mirkin Several recent papers raise new concerns about the long-term health effects of artificial sweeteners. In one study, researchers showed that a sweeter-tasting, lower-calorie drink caused people to eat more food, to have higher blood sugar levels and to be more likely to gain weight and become ...

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