Near-field communication is nothing new. The technology, through which two electronic devices in close proximity can communicate with each other wirelessly, was first included in a mobile phone all the way back in 2006, in fact.
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This past weekend my mother, my two sisters-in-law and I took my darling little niece to the Kite Festival in Pottsboro. Oh what fun we had.
While Halloween is less than two weeks away, up until this weekend it really didn’t feel like the season for ghouls and goblins. In an attempt to remedy this, I ended up watching a horror movie marathon on AMC throughout the weekend.
I’ve already got my eyes peeled for the perfect pumpkin. Every time I go to a grocery store, I’m on high alert. I haven’t taken any action yet — it is, after all, a little early in the month — but I’m ready if the opportunity presents itself. I will find some great ones, and I will carve them. And boy, I tell you, it will be spooky.
It’s probably silly, because I’m only 23 years old, but I often find myself feeling nostalgic for time periods I was not around for – I call it “false nostalgia.”
My wife, Kimberly, has a story she is fond of telling about her little cousin. We often tell it to illustrate what a vibrant — and of course adorable — little girl Kimberly’s cousin, Avari, is.
Recently I was looking through some old copies of the paper to read up on something. In my pursuit of the topic I chased, I came across an article about Norman Bennett who, as many people know, was a local teacher, television star and movie actor.
While fall started a few weeks ago, it wasn’t until a few days ago that it really started feeling like it. Despite the rain and dreary skies over the weekend, I am starting to get excited about it.
Excuse the expression you hear almost every girl say these days, but I love fall, usually because this time of year means that greater things are not far away.
It isn’t unusual for us to put birthdays in the Good Morning here at the Herald Democrat. It isn’t often though that we get the chance to write an entire column on one such birthday. But today is one of those special times. With that said, I would like to wish a special happy birthday to President Dwight D. Eisenhower.