Patti Richter, On Faith: A Wise Perspective on Hard Times

Patti Richter, On Faith: A Wise Perspective on Hard Times

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 22, 2020) My usual Saturday morning phone call to my elderly parents opened with a question I’d never before asked them: “Do you have plenty of toilet paper?” Isolated in the early months of COVID-19, they depended solely on my time-challenged sister’s weekly visit and grocery run. My father answered and eased […]

Rockwall Rotary, Edward Jones financial advisor Kelly D. Connel provide Father’s Day Patriot Baskets for seniors

Rockwall Rotary, Edward Jones financial advisor Kelly D. Connel provide Father’s Day Patriot Baskets for seniors

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 19, 2020) Seniors in Rockwall will be receiving “Patriot Baskets” to kick off Father’s Day celebrations! The Rockwall office of Edward Jones, Kelly D. Connel, in conjunction with the Rockwall Rotary Club, delivered snacks, clothing, crafts, hats, and gift items from local businesses of the Rockwall Chamber of Commerce to Seniors […]

Rodeo Goat brings back the ‘Dad Bod Burger’ and Procreation Penny Pints for Father’s Day

Rodeo Goat brings back the ‘Dad Bod Burger’ and Procreation Penny Pints for Father’s Day

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 3, 2020) Rodeo Goat Ice House celebrates Father’s Day by bringing back The Dad Bod Burger Friday, June 19th – Sunday, June 21 with Procreation Penny Pints served on Sunday only from 11am-9pm. The ultimate Dad Bod Burger returns for this special weekend. An all-natural 44 Farms beef patty topped with a […]

On Earth and in Heaven—Hooray for Fatherhood

On Earth and in Heaven—Hooray for Fatherhood

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 10, 2019) He’s been known to pull out a thick leather belt to warn misbehaving grandchildren. The kids, wide-eyed and open-mouthed, freeze in place for a few seconds before breaking into relieved smiles as they realize that Grandpa is “all bark and no bite.” But their parents—back in the day—did feel […]

Hops: The Magical Beer Flower

Hops: The Magical Beer Flower

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 29, 2019) We all know someone who is a self-professed “Hop Head” – not to be mistaken with “Pot Head.”  While this plant is a cousin to Cannabis, it does not contain any THC. So what is the deal with this magical beer ingredient?  Hops are flowers from the plant Humulus […]

Dodie’s at The Harbor celebrates Father’s Day with featured entrees

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 4, 2018) This Father’s Day, Dodie’s Cajun Diner at The Harbor is honoring and celebrating dads everywhere. Friday, June 15 through Sunday, June 17, come enjoy their featured entrees for Dad’s Day – Shrimp Brochettes or Hand Cut Blackened Ribeye. Six large gulf shrimp stuffed with sliced jalapeno and pepper jack cheese […]

JER Chilton YMCA selects annual father of the year

JER Chilton YMCA selects annual father of the year

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 17, 2017) So many fathers make such a big impact on the people in their lives that it’s strange to think that Father’s Day was not always celebrated. However, the tradition was not started until 1910, when Sonora Louise Smart Dodd decided to create a day to honor her father, William […]

Dads, Granddads free Father’s Day week at all Hawaiian Falls Waterparks

Dads, Granddads free Father’s Day week at all Hawaiian Falls Waterparks

(June 17, 2016) Hawaiian Falls is inviting all Dads and Granddads to come play with the family for free all Father’s Day week at any of its six Texas water parks. Dad and/or Granddad can get in free Sunday June 19 thru Friday June 24 when accompanied by a child with a Big Kahuna day […]

Hawaiian Falls invites Dads, Grandads to play with the family all Father’s Day week

(June 15, 2015) Hawaiian Falls is inviting all Dads and Granddads to come play with the family all Father’s Day week at any of its seven Texas water parks. Dad and/or Granddad can get in free Sunday June 21 thru Friday June 26 when accompanied by a child with a day ticket or season pass […]

Dads, Granddads free at Hawaiian Falls on Father’s Day weekend

(June 13, 2014) Hawaiian Falls is inviting all Dads and Granddads to come play with the family this Father’s Day weekend at any of its seven Texas water parks. Dad and/or Granddad can get in free Saturday June 14 and Sunday June 15 when accompanied by a child with a day ticket or season pass […]