Eagle's Trace
women with two dogs

When Marty Connelly’s wife Sandy came home from work with a ball of fur tucked in a cardboard box, Marty didn’t know if the dog would stay or go.

Eagle's Trace
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It’s official.

Trace has a day of the year to call its own. Houston’s City Council recently recognized the community for its service, job creation, and intergenerational programs.

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Among the members of Riderwood’s resident-run arts committee is one former Washington, D.C., art professional with an exceptionally impressive resume. Andrea Nicolls was the curator at the National Museum of African Art, one of the Smithsonian Institute museums. 

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Won Yin has spent much of her life with her hands in wet clay. 

She has loved making ceramics since she was young. She earned her master’s degree with a concentration in ceramics, and she turned her passion into a career by teaching ceramics and other art subjects. 

Oak Crest
two women with dog

There’s a saying that if you can look at a dog and not feel vicarious excitement and affection, then you must be a cat. 

Oak Crest
two men in race outfits with trainer

If you ask Michelle Caldwell how old she feels, she’ll tell you not a day over 40. Thanks to an active lifestyle and vigorous fitness routine, the 64-year-old is enjoying some of the best years of her life. But it hasn’t always been that way. Like many Americans, exercise wasn’t always a priority for Michelle.

snow plow

According to the latest edition of The Old Farmer’s Almanac, a decline in solar activity combined with ocean-atmosphere patterns will result in below-normal temperatures and above-normal snowfall during most of the winter across much of the United States this year.

four men

As athletes around the world prepare for next month’s Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, the accomplished athletes at

Four women

Here’s a riddle for you: What does a secretary from Washington, D.C., and an African king have in common?

The answer lies in the book King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village