Community Articles

As a book editor and magazine writer, every day heroes are at the heart of my favorite interviews. People who go out of their way to improve their lives, their families and the community are featured in the articles below.

One article was particularly touching and involved Leilani Hurles’ journey through ovarian cancer. As a survivor, she wrote the book Ride, Baby, Ride!: Your Courage to Overcome Ovarian Cancer and Life Adversities.

Families — Moms, Dads and Kiddos

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What a difference Eight Months Makes
Fort Bend Lifestyles & Homes
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A Special Father’s Day Tribute Across Generations
Fort Bend Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

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Super Involved Fathers
Katy Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Modern Moms of Houston
Houston Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Modern Moms of Katy
Katy Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Summer Fun Ideas
Fort Bend Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Following in Her Mother’s Footsteps – A Mother-Daughter Teaching Duo
Katy Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Internet Safety for Kids
Katy Christian Magazine

Every Day is Mother’s Day at National Charity League, Inc.
Katy Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Outstanding Citizens

Katy ISD Police Protect and Serve
Katy Christian Magazine

Local Special Olympians Earn Gold
Cy-Fair Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Helping Zambia’s Orphans
CyFair Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Sugar Land Skeeters and Hope for Three
Fort Bend Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Cinco Charities
Katy Magazine

Lone Star Santas to the Rescue
Cy-Fair Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Fighting Ovarian Cancer – Ride Baby Ride
Katy Christian Magazine

75 Years on the March – March of Dimes
Hot Springs Life and Home

Pink Divas: Fighting Breast Cancer
Katy Magazine

** This became an award winning feature.

Siblings Inspire Grays Flag Legislation
Katy Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Honorary Pages at the Texas Capitol
Katy Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Culture

 

Fun at the Fort Bend County Fair
Katy Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Katy Rodeo Celebrates 69 Years!
Katy Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Meet Cattle Woman Rosemary Gambino
Katy Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo’s 2011 Supreme Scrambler Award Winner
Katy Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Mother / daughter duo Emily and Melanie Saxton . . . and Lacrosse

Connecting Parents & Kids (an article featuring my daughter, a lacrosse player)
Absolutely Katy! Magazine

Pets and Wildlife

Flutterby, Butterfly: Cockrell Butterfly Museum
Fort Bend Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Fat Cats
Katy Magazine

 

Economic Snapshot of Houston
Fort Bend Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

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