A week doesn’t go by that a family member or I do not eat a Caesar salad! So, how did the Caesar salad get its name? Was it created by or for Julius Caesar? No. Its origin is attributed to Caesar Cardini (1896-1956), a restauranteur who immigrated from Italy and owned restaurants in both the United States and Mexico. The story goes that one day he was… Read more →
As a native of Brooklyn, New York I have been anxiously awaiting the opportunity to try Grimaldi’s “The pizza that made the Brooklyn Bridge famous.” This over-100-year-old pizza-making institution is the most award winning pizzeria in the United States. The pizza is prepared in a coal fired brick oven which offers a unique flavor and a crisp crust. Our group… Read more →
We recently took our three year old granddaughter to pick strawberries at pick your own Blessington Farms located at 510 Chisholm Road in Simonton, Texas. We all had a wonderful time and enjoyed delicious strawberries! It was our first visit to a hydroponic farm and our first time to travel through Simonton, Texas, population 824. Simonton is only fifteen miles… Read more →
A mentor is defined as “someone who teaches or gives help and advice to a less experienced and often younger person.” As a community with an abundance of youth and an abundance of adult talent, mentoring should have a large role here. Resources and local mentoring volunteer opportunities can be found at nationalmentoringmonth.org.
As the new year, 2014, approaches, we realize what a great opportunity we have had to be a part of the Katy, Texas community, with its incredible prospects for growth in the future. We are grateful for our followers from all over the globe who are both interested in what we have to say, about Katy, Texas as well as… Read more →