BOULDER CITY, Nev. — The sign posted at the trailhead of our 8-mile hike does not bode well: “DANGER. Extreme Conditions! STOP. Do not hike Jun-Sep. HEAT KILLS!”
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We’ve all rolled our eyes as the action movie heroine hobbles helplessly away from danger — or right into the fray — in her 4-inch heels. Don’t be that girl. OK, so it’s unlikely you’ll find yourself sprinting from a natural disaster or lab-generated bloodthirsty dinosaur hybrid with a hunky hero by your side (swoon). That’s no reason you shouldn’t pause before putting on those pumps. In case you haven’t heard, these cute accessories are among the top back pain culprits and can inflict serious damage on your spine, hips, knees and feet — permanently.
LOS ANGELES — In 1970, Dean Jones was a star in Hollywood and also on Broadway in two very different genres.
The final holiday weekend of summer — Labor Day — is here. It’s the only national holiday created solely to honor the American worker.
This is the first in a series by the Texoma Community Center marking September as Destination Dignity Month.
There may finally be an explanation for why men are often less verbally adept than women at expressing themselves. It’s the testosterone.
Call it a winter-spring romance: The oldest tool in a doctor’s kit—a stethoscope—meets the youngest—a smartphone. Together, they make (and hear, see, analyze and record) heartbeats race.
“Purity: A Novel” by Jonathan Franzen; Farrar, Straus and Giroux (576 pages, $28)
Helping children cope with the loss of a loved one is the purpose of the annual Camp Dragonfly, scheduled for Oct. 9 through 11 at All Saints Camp on Lake Texoma in Pottsboro. Sponsored by Home Hospice of Grayson, Cooke and Fannin Counties, all activities at the camp are designed to help children heal and live successfully after the loss.
BONHAM - Resources for the aging and disabled will be discussed at the Fannin Partners In Education program scheduled for 2 p.m. Sept. 9. The gathering will be at the TEAM Center, 806 West 16th Street in Bonham and is free and open to the public. Complimentary pie and coffee will be served.