Her Story: Wanda Cain

Waxahachie resident, Wanda Cain, devoted much of her life teaching students in Waxahachie ISD. Although often strict with her students, she is widely recognized as one of the most loved and respected teachers to ever teach in...

Asparagus Day / National Escargot Day

Asparagus Day May 24 It takes three years from seed to harvest, however, a asparagus plant may live more than 15 years. China is the largest producer of asparagus growing on more than 140,000 acres of farms. The next...

Penny Science

Sometimes I think the penny gets no respect! Do you take the pennies out of your pocket or purse because they are worth so little, but take up too much room? If so, then your penny stash...

The Magic Box

This is the perfect story to read with your kids during your study of money and coins!  It is about a poor couple who find a box buried in their garden. At first, they are disappointed that...

World Turtle Day / National Taffy Day

World Turtle Day May 23 Turtles belong to one of the oldest reptile groups in the world – beating snakes, crocodiles and alligators! These creatures date back to the time of the dinosaurs, over 200 million years ago. A...

National Polka Day / National Solitaire Day

National Polka Day May 22 The origin of the polka dance has been the subject of several historical studies, but everyone concurs that ever since this dance exited the territories of Eastern Europe in 1st half of 19th...

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Beauty Salons

This page lists, by city, beauty salons. Although many of the salons noted...

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