Long Distance Caregiving: Practical tips from Rockwall Meals on Wheels

Long Distance Caregiving: Practical tips from Rockwall Meals on Wheels

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 2, 2022) Caring for an ailing loved one from afar takes organization, planning, and teamwork. Here are both practical and emotional tips to help you be a successful long distance caregiver. Successful Long Distance Caregiving It starts with you and your perspective. Be Realistic! You will not be able to do everything, but […]

Rowlett Arts & Humanities Commission kicks off the year

Rowlett Arts & Humanities Commission kicks off the year

2023 Arts in Education and Cultural Arts Grant Applications Accepted Now ROWETT, TX (Dec. 2, 2022) The City of Rowlett Arts and Humanities Commission is charged by the City Council to encourage the development of, appreciation for, and participation in the arts and humanities in the City of Rowlett.  This can include (and has in […]

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: Comfort and Joy

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: Comfort and Joy

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 30, 2022) We are rolling into the holidays. The garden is quiet. All has been tucked in for the long winter’s nap. Birds are still in and out of the yard at the feeders, in the holly trees, and I try to keep the birdbath filled. Small potted pines that summered over […]

Cooking with Ease by Melissa Tate: Homemade Hot Chocolate

Cooking with Ease by Melissa Tate: Homemade Hot Chocolate

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 23, 2022) As we edge towards the New Year, my brain already starts going toward new goals. What do I want to do different next year? What do I want to do better? How can I support my people more? How can I use my gifts to spark joy in myself, and […]

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Holiday Spirit

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: Holiday Spirit

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 21, 2022) Attend a dinner or an outing with me this month and you will most assuredly be asked this question, “What makes the holidays the holidays for you?”  The anthropologist in me wants to know all about the traditions people hold dear, especially when they are people who are different from […]

Rockwall County Open Spaces: ‘We must not delay any longer’

Rockwall County Open Spaces: ‘We must not delay any longer’

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (Nov. 21, 2022) In 1986 my wife and I fled the City of Garland and Dallas County. After church one sunny Mother’s Day morning, we visited our future home in Heath. Our three little children jumped out of the car and ran toward the lake without bothering to look inside the house. […]

Newcomers luncheon to feature holiday performance by Garland Symphony

Newcomers luncheon to feature holiday performance by Garland Symphony

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 15, 2022) Rockwall County Newcomers & Friends will host a luncheon program featuring a holiday performance by The Garland Symphony from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 at Occasions at Stone River in Royse City. For luncheon reservations, please RSVP by Monday, Nov. 28. Rockwall County Newcomers & Friends is […]

Rockwall Hometown Christmas festivities set for Dec. 3

Rockwall Hometown Christmas festivities set for Dec. 3

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 10, 2022) Hometown Christmas in Historic Downtown is part of a day-long celebration in Rockwall. The Downtown Rockwall Association sponsors Hometown Christmas and invites everyone downtown for a fun-filled afternoon for the entire family. Enjoy a Christmas Market in San Jacinto Plaza for festive food basket fills, like artisan chocolate, pecans, pound […]

Fate wins four 2022 Texas Downtown Association Awards

Fate wins four 2022 Texas Downtown Association Awards

FATE, TX (Nov. 10, 2022) – Winners for the 2022 President’s Awards Program were announced on Wednesday, November 2 at the annual Texas Downtown Conference in San Marcos. For over 30 years the awards program, sponsored by Texas Downtown Association, has recognized outstanding projects, places, and people of downtowns across the state. Texas Downtown Association […]

Tree-mendous celebration at Rockwall’s Park at Emerald Bay

Tree-mendous celebration at Rockwall’s Park at Emerald Bay

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 7, 2022) Did you know? The City of Rockwall has planted over 468 trees in the last four years in parks, medians and along trails. Although severe weather delayed the city’s 4th annual Arbor Day celebration, city staff planted this Gingko tree at The Park at Emerald Bay after the storm cleared. […]

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