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Gina Gaston: Anchoring the News … and Family Gina Gaston:   Anchoring the News … and Family

Daily work-outs help ease the stress of a busy lifestyle
By Melanie Saxton
Gina Gaston, co-anchor of the 6 and 10 p.m. news at KTRK-TV, ABC channel 13, has enjoyed a successful career in journalism — and …

Passion Impels Her Passion Impels Her

Teen’s achievements in complex science research and other pursuits fueled by passion
By Cindy Ziervogel
Neerja Aggarwal is an experienced research scientist in the complex world of nanotechnology. She calls research her thing.
When it comes to understanding …

Celebrity Fathers: Dan Pastorini & A. J. Foyt Celebrity Fathers: Dan Pastorini  & A. J. Foyt

With Father’s Day comes a special occasion to cherish memories and celebrate the importance of family. Whether separated by distance or living nearby, it’s the love that matters.
By Melanie Saxton
Dan Pastorini
Back in the “Love Ya …

Celebrity Father: George Foreman Celebrity Father: George Foreman

The father of 10, former boxing champ George Foreman pulls no punches with his advice on being a successful parent
By Melanie Saxton
It’s been 10 years since we last interviewed George Foreman, the two-time former World Heavyweight …

Sweet Stuff: Frederico Mora, Frosted Betty, and Father’s Day Sweet Stuff: Frederico Mora, Frosted Betty, and Father’s Day

A young entrepreneur’s biggest supporter — and baking assistant — is her dad
By Melanie Saxton
Many have heard of Frosted Betty, the “girl power” cupcake shop with two storefronts and a hip traveling van. Entrepreneur …

Former Rocket Still Setting His Sights Above the Rim Former Rocket Still Setting His Sights Above the Rim

By Tish Williams
 
It takes a lot of Advil to be Matt Bullard. “When you’re my size, you can take 16 a day,” says the 6-foot, 10-inch former NBA world champ, a nine season Houston Rockets …

A 15-Year-Old Race Car Phenomenon: Meet Alec Udell A 15-Year-Old Race Car Phenomenon: Meet Alec Udell

The youngest World Challenge SCAA driver
 
By Melanie Saxton
Few 15-year-olds are driving, especially in race cars, yet one talented local teenager has made history as the youngest World Challenge SCAA driver. Alec Udell is an Honor …

Houston’s Annual Pond Tour Houston’s Annual Pond Tour

Make a splash with great ideas to suit every taste
Twenty or more private water gardens and koi ponds will be open to the public on Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5. There’s something wet …

Modern Moms Modern Moms

By Melanie Saxton
With the demands of motherhood, career and household, women often twist themselves into pretzels trying to be everything to everybody. These four moms manage to juggle it all —and enjoy the journey — in a very modern world.

2011 Spring Fashion – From Classic to Quirky, an exotic journey of color and style 2011 Spring Fashion – From Classic to Quirky, an exotic journey of color and style

 

An exotic journey of color and style
Citing exotic destinations like Africa, India, Peru and Turkey as inspiration, fashion designers present intriguing color combinations for spring that transport consumers to foreign lands.
“The colors designers have chosen …

Safe Sleep Practices for Babies Safe Sleep Practices for Babies

Becoming a new parent is an exciting and challenging time, and sleep-deprived moms and dads often look for advice from their own parents.
But when it comes to ensuring that their babies sleep safely, new parents …

Through Cheers And Tears, Baylor Fans Stand Faithful Through Cheers And Tears,  Baylor Fans Stand Faithful

This has been a truly memorable year for Baylor,’’ writes Baylor President Ken Starr. “One area in which our green and gold has shown brightest has been in the many successes of Baylor athletics. We …

Love Stories – Tales of love to share from Houston couples Love Stories – Tales of love to share from Houston couples

Astronaut Andrew Feustel and his gorgeous brunette wife Indira, (Drew and Indi) met in their college days at Purdue University, but it wasn’t a date at first sight.
It was August of 1989 and school had …

It’s Time to Show Your Love It’s Time to Show Your Love

Tips for making your marriage proposal an event to remember
February brings thoughts of hearts and flowers, and what better way to tell your Valentine you love her than by popping the question? Proposing is one …

Grads Pedal from Texas to Alaska Grads Pedal from Texas to Alaska

By Cindy Ziervogel
Shannon Kintner was only a casual bike rider and self-described nerd when she first heard a fellow student recruit for a charity bike ride that would last 70 days, cover more than 4,000 …