No matter how busy life gets, Barbara Hanes always takes 15 minutes every day to do absolutely nothing. [caption id="attachment_7129" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Kell Barbara Hanes, Janelle Armstrong, Dorothy Elkins, Anne Carder, Corinne Wheeler, and Ole Galsgaard attend a mindfulness meditation group at Eagle s Trace.

As the saying goes, everything is bigger in Texas.

Claude Roberts turned to tai chi to maintain his good health. [caption id="attachment_3097" align="alignright" width="280" caption="The tai chi group at Eagle s Trace demonstrates a pose typical of the fluid movements they practice.

After researching retirement communities in the Houston area, Norma Ballard and her husband paid a visit to her cousin at Eagle s Trace.
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Ronnie Cutlip, community outreach specialist for the Houston FBI, tells the Eagle s Trace Men s Club about a drug trafficking stop. One group at Eagle s Trace won t be discussing sewing, jewelry, or even the latest soap-operas or hairstyles. The newly formed Men s Club is dedicated to all things guy.

Eagle s Trace resident Frances Camp knows a thing or two about politics. She was whisked into D.C. s bustling political life as the frequent host of campaign fund-raisers and dinner parties during her 30 years there. It s hard to live in Washington and not get involved, she says. That s just the way it is.