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Top 5 Places in Abilene to Get Cool Food in the Summer Heat
With the summer days getting hotter, it seems our appetites are diminishing quite a bit. I know that during the summer, I tend to eat out less, for the simple fact that, the heat takes it out of me and nothing really sounds good. So, I compiled a list of places that do sound good, even in the dead h…
The Top 5 Songs From the Summer of 1990
The year 1990 can be remembered as the year of the superstars in country music. Each country music superstar had a major song on the charts and monster videos on CMT (Country Music Television) that year. One country giant even had his video cross over on to MTV, that was big news for country music f…
The Top 5 Songs From the Summer of 2001
The Summer of 2001 was an incredible time for country music because, three songs dominated the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts for most of the summer. One of those was from a relatively unknown artist back then, today he's a country superstar and a judge on The Voice. Blake Shelton's song "A…
The Top 5 Songs From the Summer of 1985
My wife and I went down to The Record Guys to get a needle for my dad's record player.
While we were there, we looked through thousands of albums. Then, from across the store, Donna yells "honey look, do you remember this one?" as she held up the vintage Steve Wariner album "One Good N…
The Top 5 Songs From the Summer of 2000
Power outages like we experienced in Abilene Monday evening (6/17) reminded me of when the air conditioner broke at our house in the summer of 2000.
That was the year Donna and I spent a lot of time on the back porch trying to keep cool. We sipped iced tea and listened to music like "Cowboy Take…
Things to Do With Kids ‘Outside’ This Summer
Last week I told you some health risks involved with playing video games for hours on end. Since it's summer, that is what many teens will be doing this summer. So I have a few idea that might help get them outdoors, at least for a little while, this summer...
The Top 5 Songs From the Summer of 1995
Does an older song remind you of a time and place in your life, like who you were with and what you were doing at that very moment in your life? Music brings back memories and makes you feel young again.
1995 is that kind of year for me, because that was the year Tim McGraw dropped by the radio stati…
The Top 5 Songs in the Summer of 1987
I just heard a coworker playing an old C.D. in her office, the song had me thinking about where I was and what was going on in my life in 1987.
That was the year I married Donna, love seemed to fill the air and the hot summer nights. Restless Heart helped me serenade my new bride with their love ball…
Shay’s Top 5 Summer Memories
As we all start planning our summer vacations and getaways we also reflect on some of our past adventures. Vacations make for the best memories, good or bad. I've had a few memories that I wanted to share with you and maybe they will spark some ideas for you and your family and your next vacati…
Things to do This Summer in Abilene
The summer months are coming soon and the kids will be out of school. So what do you do with them? What can you do as a family? What can you the spouse do when the kids are away? My co-workers and I came up with a few suggestions for you...
‘May in the Summer’ Review
Who is May? She's a half-American, half-Palestinian Christian, born and raised in Amman, Jordan and living as an author in New York City. That's a lot of labels, so you can somewhat understand why she's having trouble figuring out what she wants in life.

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