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Lots To See & Do At Moody Gardens
Over the weekend, my wife Sweetie and I paid our second visit to Moody Gardens on Galveston Island. What a fabulous place! Whether you're into nature, science, or just want a great destination for everything from a weekend getaway to a longer stay, Moody Gardens has something for the entire fam…
The CMA Announces 2013 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees
The Country Music Association unveiled the names of this year's Country Music Hall of Fame inductees at a press conference held in the Hall's rotunda. Two legendary artists, and a legendary songwriter/producer will soon have their plaques on the walls of that same rotunda, joining the rank…
March 28th In Country Music History
1975: Dolly Parton racked up her fifth number one hit with "The Bargain Store."  The song's success was considered a surprise because some radio stations refused to play it.  They felt the lyrics -- "the bargain store is open, come inside"—were a little too “suggestive!"
1980…
10 Unusual Historical Events That Happened During Christmas
Everyone knows Christmas Day is all about tearing open presents, spending time with loved ones, gorging on lots of good food and celebrating the holiday spirit in general. Even though most of us have got the holiday thing down by now, some folks out there might not be aware of some of the unusual an…

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