Betsy A.'s blog

Brrrrrrr! Expect More of the Cold

An article entitled Winter Blues: Get Used to Cold from the Texas A&M News & Information-Division of Marketing and Communications explains why we have had such cold weather lately and why we can expect more of the same. 

Anyone who enjoys reading about the weather would be interested in perusing the Old Farmer’s Almanac 2010, available at the library. This time-honored publication has weather predictions, the cycles of the moon for the year, articles...

Welcome, Liam!

Book Cover for 25,001 Best Baby NamesMy great nephew was born Christmas Eve night, and he is the best gift to all our family. His name is Liam Robert. In 

Finding Quiet in the Holiday Season

Cover of Into Great SilenceIn the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, finding silence isn’t always easy. The library has a movie that has silence as its setting:

Open House at Bay Area Heritage Society

Depot Museum MapThere will be a Christmas Open House at the Depot Museum of the La Porte Bay Area Heritage Society, this Sunday, December 13 from 2 pm – 4 pm. Come by to have refreshments and tour the museum.  The Depot Museum is located at 100 Park Avenue in La Porte. (Note: The Sylvan Depot Museum is #13 on the map on the linked picture at left.)

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Thumbs Up for 'The Blind Side'

Blind Side coverMy family and I went to see ‘The Blind Side’ with Sandra Bullock this past weekend. It is based on a true story about a homeless young man who is taken in by a family and becomes a football player. The book that the movie is based upon, T...

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