Blacking Out

By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher The term “blackout” has meant many things for me throughout the years.  Blackout curtains comes to mind instantly, as I recently purchased some new curtains for our bedroom, and Mr. Kaminski insisted that they be “blackout” curtains.  How he knew such a thing...

Change is Good – Except for Computers

By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher Typically, I embrace change.  I feel change is progressive, something to look forward to.  That’s all fine and dandy, until my technology or my ride changes.  Those changes I absolutely cannot abide by. Take my beloved Bonita for instance.  I have had her 10 years...

Thirty Years of Bliss, and Three Words of Wisdom

By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher Nearly 11,000 days or 360 months.  That’s how long I’ve been married to Mr. Kaminski this week.  Any way you look at it, that’s a minute – and yes, it’s gone by in a flash. This passing of time thing is a slippery slope.  Last month, we were married.  Last...

Dog Days of Spring Break

By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher Life is just full of surprises – right?  Of course, the word “boring” has never been used to describe me or the life I’ve been blessed to live.  The concept is just not in my wheelhouse.  I tend to liken myself to picante sauce: a bit chunky with a little heat...

Meeting Leading Medicine’s New Leader: CEO Michael Garcia

By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher There’s a new kid on the block at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital (HMSL). It’s the new Chief Executive Officer Michael Garcia.  After Chris Siebenaler’s 17-year stint as the CEO, Garcia is taking the reins of the ever-expanding, state-of-the-art medical...

West Texas Wanderings

By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher A couple of summers ago, Lisa Ann and I ran away from home.  Granted, we didn’t realize at the time that was our intention, but as circumstances allowed, that’s precisely what happened. Lisa Ann had to go to San Antonio on business, so naturally I tagged along, which...

Dhanani Private Equity Group’s Territory at Telfair: Combining Luxury and Comfort Beautifully in Premier Senior Living

Step into Dhanani Private Equity Group’s (DPEG) newest project – Territory at Telfair –  where the charm of a close-knit community with upscale appointments and modern amenities converge – all in Fort Bend’s premier city of Sugar Land. Inspired by South Asian communal living and infused with...

Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation Invites Muralists to Participate in Third Annual Sugar Land Arts Fest

The Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation seeks four accomplished artists to participate as live mural painters during the third annual Sugar Land Arts Fest, on Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th at the Smart Financial Centre Plaza. “A highlight of the festival, the live mural painting...

The Dark Side of Romance

By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher The older I get, the more I appreciate the dark – or at least extraordinarily dim lighting.  I tend to appreciate the nuances of not being able to see much, especially my own reflection.  It’s all because I look AMAZING in the dark.  I know it’s true because Mr....

Weight Loss 101: The Glossary

By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher Well, I’ve finally done it.  I’ve enrolled in a “program.”  Now I know what you’re thinking:  It’s not AA.  It’s a program to get rid of these final 20 extra pounds that have stuck to me like the smell of cheap perfume for nearly two years now. Granted...

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