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It’s Time for Summer Fun! Make a Difference in 2015 Twisting Balloons Into Joy Come Together With Nature
 
It’s Time for Summer Fun!

It’s Time for Summer Fun!

June / July 2015 Lifestyles of Denton County

Make a Difference in 2015

Make a Difference in 2015

Take a Book and Leave a Book: The Little Free Library, a national organization, promotes literacy and the love of reading.

Twisting Balloons Into Joy

Twisting Balloons Into Joy

The Denton resident and owner of Big Al’s Totally Twisted Balloons, says he does balloon art because he loves “meeting and bringing joy to other people.”

Come Together With Nature

Come Together With Nature

Clear Creek offers the opportunity for multiple age groups to interact with nature and learn about the ecology of our region. It’s a year-round destination for viewing native plants and animals in their natural environment.

Vacations Then and Now

27 May 2015

by Carolyn Adams My grandchildren called me this week to tell me they are going to Disneyland on vacation this summer.  Their vacations consist of places like Disneyland, the beach in California, a cabin in the mountains near Tahoe, and other exciting kid-friendly destinations. When I was a girl my family lived in Arizona until I was [...]

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Twilight Tunes Back for 22nd Season

Twilight Tunes Back for 22nd Season

27 May 2015

by Janet Sever Hull The 2015 season of Denton’s Twilight Tunes kicked off on April 23rd and will run through July 2nd.  This free concert series at the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square lawn is presented every Thursday evening from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  (There will also be a bonus, 4th of July morning concert at 10:00 [...]

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How Much Sleep Do Seniors Need?

How Much Sleep Do Seniors Need?

27 May 2015

Many seniors deal with a number of health problems related to aging – one in particular is not getting enough healthy sleep. It’s not the advanced age that keeps seniors from a good night’s rest, but various sleep disorders or sleep disturbances that often come with age. As we get older, our sleep patterns change [...]

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When God Says No

When God Says No

27 May 2015

By Debra K. Owens I’m a firm believer in the power of prayer. Always have been. It’s a system of faith in which my beliefs are founded upon. Even with this conviction, it’s disappointing and painful when the answer to my prayer is “no.” And yes, I’ve had many “no’s.” Occasionally, I’ve seen the reason played [...]

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Unintentional Drowning

27 May 2015

Get the Facts Area lakes are higher than they have been in many years. Water is a great way to beat the summer heat but remembering safety in and around the water is critical. Too many precious lives are lost in area lakes each summer season due to drowning. Factors that influence drowning risk •    Lack of Barriers:  [...]

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Feel More Confident About Your Retirement

27 May 2015

by Mark S. Stegman, CFP®, Financial Advisor | CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM It’s natural to have mixed emotions about retirement – it’s a huge life change that people spend most of their working life preparing for. While the thought of retirement is exciting, the options and advice available can sometimes seem overwhelming and complex. There are several [...]

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