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Seven Lakes High School Friends of Class 2012 - 01/31/12 03:41 PM
< Do you want to have a fabulous time and help out the class of 2010 from Seven Lakes High School? Then come on and help us “put on the Glitz". This is the annual event to assist in defraying the cost of the 2012 Project Prom. This event will be held on Thursday February 9th from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. This year’s event will be held at the Willow Fork Country Club in Katy, Texas. This will be a fun evening filled with hors d’ oeuvres, cash bar, Music, a Silent Auction, and much more. (5 comments)
Saturday February 11, 2012 we will have the 4th Wine Social of the Season for Grand Lake Ladies Club and The Cinco Ranch Ladies Club; the 1st for the year 2012. Where did January go? As this is so close to Valentines Day, our hostess Claire Wakeman has decided to make it a couple’s Wine Tasting; so bring your favorite guy and if you just want to come by yourself you are more than welcomed to do that as well. Claire is an awesome hostess; she has had other wine socials and had a terrific Holiday (4 comments)
This photo was taken in Portsmouth, Englandalong the beautiful skyline. This picture is of the Spinnaker Tower which looks a lot like the Burj Al Arab in Dubai. This was opened in October of 1995 making it one of the newest buildings against the Portsmouth Harbor. Portsmouth is a historic English Village about an hour outside of London. It has a rich naval history. There are many things to see and do in this town as well as having the Portsmouth Football Club there if you are interested in English Football (soccer.) (4 comments)
Although; Katy, Texas is a small town, there are many choices on where one can get things. There are a couple of wonderful eye care places here that have wonderful customer service. There are some that are not so good. We have hunted around and found a couple. One that is great and I will write a blog later about does not take my new eye insurance so I was so sad to leave them. My husband and I have found a wonderful place called Heritage Park Vision. They have great customer service! My husband had (3 comments)
Seven Lakes High School will conduct a mandatory meeting for everyone interested in Cheerleader and Mascot tryouts on Wednesday February, 8th at 7:00 AM or 2:45 PM in the LGI at Seven Lakes High School. All candidates must attend. A mandatory meeting for the parents of the all trying out will be Wednesday, February 8th at 6:30 PM; also in the LGI at Seven Lakes High School. All information for trying out will be presented at these meetings. If there are any questions prior to the meeting please E-mail Amy Weaston at amyweaston@Katyisd.org. (6 comments)
The David Weekley Home Show will be Saturday February 25, 2012 at 1111 North Post Oak Road in Houston Texas. It will begin at 9:00A and go through 1:00 PM. Here is your chance to meet with our vendors and see the many products that we offer. There will be educational presentation about David Weekley’s EnergySaver building techniques. The David Weekley Home Show will have displays to walk through about our building techniques. Those that are contemplating on purchasing a David Weekley Home in the near future will receive exclusive Home Show (6 comments)
These photos were taken in Washington, D.C. along the National Mall. It is such a dreary rainy ugly day in Katy, Texas; that I had to think of a perfect sun-filled day I spent at the Washington Mall on the last day of the year in 2011. If I could bottle that day and sell it I would be retire but not from Active Rain. On top of everything I got to have lunch at one of my favorite places in the world to eat; yes Ben’s Chili Bowl. I found (12 comments)
Good news for all in Katy and surrounding area; a job fair will be held at Epiphany Catholic Church in Katy, Texas. Epiphany Catholic Church is located at 1530 Norwalk Drive in Katy, Texas. The job fair will be from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM on Thursday January 26, 2012. There will be no charge for this event all are invited to attend. There will about 50 different companies represented. The jobs that will be available for hiring range from receptionist to vice-president. The list of companies participating will be available that morning to the people applying for (6 comments)
These photos were taken in Washington, D.C. at The Korean War Memorial. This memorial is a tribute to all who fought in the Korean conflict. I am posting this today for two reasons, one my father fought in the Korean War and was one of the wounded and my eldest son is Seoul today; I hope I can borrow some of his pictures. He told me the high has been 21 degrees Fahrenheit (too cold for me). The figures at this Memorial represent soldiers on patrol. Each figure is between 7 feet 6 inches and 7 feet (6 comments)
Tuesday, January 17th was the first monthly gathering of 2012 for the Grand Lakes Latin Ladies club. We met at Miriam Grajeda’s home everyone brought a dish or appetizer to share. Miriam made a wonderful Chicken cream soup with bacon and chives; she also made a special dish from Guatemala with shredded pork by hand with carrots and little pepper it was delicious. I had never been to Miriam’s house; she had many collections of teapots and crystal and blue dishes. I like to see what interests different people and how they decorate their homes. This (9 comments)
Seven Lakes High School has named a new football coach and Campus Athletic Director; Lydell Wilson. He comes from Lamar Consolidated School District. He has many credentials including but not limited to the following: 2007 4a Division I Football State Championship ( Lamar Consolidate HS) State Football Semi-Finalist, State Football Area Finalist, four straight undefeated district championships Five straight playoff appearances. He has had the Honor of being named the Houston Touchdown Club Coach of the Year and the Texas Sportswriter Association Coach of The Year; and the Houston Texans Coach of the Year. The tentatively (6 comments)
This photo was taken in London, England at the Royal Air Force Museum. This is a very interesting museum a bit out of the way but definitely a must see. There are many different kinds of planes. I learned a great deal about the role Poland played in World War II that really was not talked about too much because of politics at the time. I did get my “ahaha” moment on the trip at this museum. There were 2 little boys about 6 or 7 looking at the pictures of the twin towers (8 comments)
I bought my husband a watch from Tommy Bahamas Outlet in Katy Mills Mall for Christmas as he desperately needed one. I asked the salesperson if I could return if he did not like and he said no because they only do exchanges I said ok. My husband wore the watch for 2 weeks and it stopped working. So he took it back to Tommy Bahamas and told them the story. They said they could exchange it oh and did I mention the only watch they had was $300 more than I paid. My husband took it to (11 comments)
These photos were taken in Paris, France a couple of years ago. The sky was so beautiful we had been in France for 9 days; actually this was the most beautiful evening and it was the 10th night we were not supposed to be there. We actually had boarded the plane. What happened? My husband lost his passport from the pre-boarding passport control to the plane. We tore the plane out every one around us was assisting in finding the lost passport but alas no passport. We had to deplane and we were (13 comments)
Tuesday, January 17th the monthly Grand Lakes Latin Ladies club will meet at Miriam Grajeda’s home. She asks that you bring a dish or appetizer to share. This is the 1st meeting of the year and the 4th of the season. I have never been to Miriam’s house, so I am excited to go and see her home. This is one of the many fun parts of the club seeing everyone’s home. I will report on it and the brunch next week. It is called the Latin Ladies club as only Spanish is spoken at (7 comments)
This photo was taken in Sydney, Australia. This is the back side of the famous Opera House. The other building you see is the Hyatt Hotel which has great views of the Opera house. The street is just past the Hyatt with a wonderful view of downtown Sydney. I decided to post this to remind myself to get back to a friend of mine whose son found me on Facebook this summer. I did not get the message until late December. We sent a couple of e-mails. He has lived in Sydney since I saw (8 comments)
This morning I woke up to a very hard rain. I got up to the smell of coffee my hubby was brewing. It is my day off with lots to do so I got up. The rain kept getting harder and harder. I told my husband why don't you wait until it subsides. I am so glad I did; it starting raining almost as hard as when IKE hit us, with nickel size hail the sky was as dark as night! I told my eldest to get up and pull his car in as the water was (13 comments)
These photos were taken in Washington, D.C. at The Jefferson Memorial. This memorial is a tribute to our 3rd President. This Memorial is an example of neoclassical architecture that was modeled after the Pantheon in Rome, Italy. Russell Pope designed the memorial and he was commissioned to do several other building in our Nation’s Capitol. The actual building went to John McShain from Philadelphia. This building and all the memorials are managed by the National Park Service. There were many Park Rangers around that day and they were all so nice (11 comments)
Compu Cycle is having an electric recycling drive on January 28, 2012. The electronic recycling will be held at the Harvest Plaza in Historic Downtown Katy which is located at 5701 3rd Street in Katy, Texas 77493. The following items will not be accepted: 1) Vacuum Cleaners 2) Refrigerators 3) Washing Machines 4) Weed Eaters 5) Televisions over 27”
The following items will be accepted: 1) Computers 10) Storage Devices 2) Notebooks 11) Switches 3) Monitors/LCDS 12) Small Kitchen appliances 4) Servers 13) TV’S** 5) (7 comments)
Russel Ray Photos January contest: Win a copy of Corel PaintShop Pro X4! - 01/06/12 12:41 PM
I think this is one of the coolest contests ever! I plan to enter and enter often! Oh oops only 4 entries per person! I have been so inspired by Eric! I love reading his blogs and learning photography tips! He makes it seem so easy! The boss Eric works for is Russel Ray he too is a great influence here in the Rain! Please stop and join the contest! I as always have disabled comments stop by and join the contest! Via Eric Cooper (Russel Ray Photos): January contest
Win a copy of Corel PaintShop Pro X4! The boss (Russel (0 comments)
A new gorgeous 2 story David Weekley Home in Cinco Ranch. This home has a huge front porch, study, dining room that connects to the beautiful open kitchen with lots of cabinets. The family room is large. The master bedroom is huge and has an exterior door that connects the large covered patio. Also, a 3 car tandem garage 5 bedrooms 4.5 baths. Secondary bedroom with lots of room one with one in suite. This home also has room for a pool in the backyard with space leftover and a full sprinkler system! This home is located (3 comments)
A new beautiful 2 story David Weekley Home in our new 65’ Section in Cinco Ranch. This new section is beautiful. This home is in a super location on the corner in front of a park. This home also has room for a pool in the backyard with space leftover! This home is absolutely stunning with a very open kitchen with a view to the outdoor living space with an outside fireplace. The family room is large. This home has two built in areas great for studying in. Also, a 3 car tandem garage 4 bedrooms; with 2 (9 comments)
This photo was taken on a Harbor Cruise on San Francisco Bay in California. Alcatraz Island to me is one of the most intriguing places in the United States. Many years ago my family and I took a tour of Alcatraz. We could not have had better ambience it was cold, foggy, rainy and getting dark as it was the last tour of the day. My boys were little and just clung to me. I highly suggest visiting if you are in the area book early as the tours do book up fast! I am interested in (9 comments)
This photo was taken in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Bellagio Hotel Lobby. I love walking through the Bellagio it is so beautiful. We were there on the 4th of July so the Bald Eagle the Symbol of America is so appropriate. Somebody in Active Rain wrote about the American Eagle and how it came dangerously close to not being the American Symbol. . Some people say that Benjamin Franklin opposed the Bald Eagle as the symbol for the United States others state that he just did want the organization that was heading that campaign to (11 comments)
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