Learning to live a simple life is not always the easiest skill to learn, especially when it comes to our finances and our habits.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, there has not been much to do other than watch television to occupy time during the shutdown of the country. Television has allowed some escape from the stress of the outbreak hitting our nation and has helped us pass...Read more
How do you check on your loved ones? Do you text them, or perhaps write them a note and mail it? The “old way” of writing a letter, some might say, is a longer process, of course. We write a letter, mail it, and wait a week or more to receive and respond to the letter. By no means is it what we now consider a norm.Read more
The Vindicator is celebrating Black History Month by highlighting some of the hardworking and dedicated people who are making a difference in our community. One such person is The Vindicator’s very own Club News Editor, Bonita Davis....Read more
The Ursulines, an order founded in Italy by St. Angela Merici in 1535, was the first group of Catholic teachers to come to North America where they established schools in Quebec in 1639. The sisters, who had been in New Orleans since 1727, were the first order to volunteer for service in the new state of Texas. In January 1847 seven Ursulines, headed by Josephine (Sister St. Arsene) Blin, arrived in Galveston, and on February 8, at Bishop Jean M. Odin’s request, opened the Ursuline Academy, Galveston, a Catholic day and boarding school for girls, the first institution of its kind in Texas.Read more
Have you noticed your fur baby scratching a lot more in the last couple of weeks? Well, the weather is getting warmer, and that means the fleas are multiplying like crazy. The fleas always get worse with the warm weather here, and before you realize it, you are fighting fleas on your dogs and cats, in your house, and your yard. This problem can be a very pricy battle to get rid of all the fleas that have popped up overnight. Plus, using all those chemicals on your animals and around your house can make us all little nervous about the long-term effect this will have on our animals and us. Let me suggest a couple of cheap chemical-free things use in your battle on the summertime fleas.Read more
Change. Some of us love it. Some of us dread it. No matter what we do, there is no way that we could ever escape change in our life. Actually, change is the only constant in life. Who doesn’t like the efficiency and the comfort of a well-practiced routine? It’s normal to crave certainty and stability. As much as we would like things to remain the same, they rarely do. As a result, we end up feeling anxious, frustrated, and, or unhappy.Read more