Looks like low-income women will get a two-month reprieve before Rick and his pals in the legislature sever funding for any abortion services, including Planned Parenthood, which does not provide abortions but is considered an "affiliate."
"Going primal” and “going paleo” sound like strange activities indeed, but for many the so-called Primal movement is a way of life that aims to create healthier bodies by subsisting on diets similar to those of our early human ancestors.
I have become an avid road bicylist since my retirement four years ago after a twenty-eight year career at the Austin Police Department. I ride a bike between 75 and 100 miles a week and almost all of that is spent on the roads from Oak Hill to Mansfield Dam or downtown Austin.
Even worse than an unexpected visit from Aunt Winifred, ragweed pollen, which usually begins to appear at the end of September, is already here and in mass quantities. That means it's time to break out the allergy meds (again!).
I’m not an athlete, let alone three athletes. At some point less than a year ago I started running, encouraged by friends and other runners, and found that one can progress from wheezing and sweating a half-block to wheezing and sweating a half-mile, and on from there.
The 236th anniversary of America's independence is cause for celebration but hardly a landmark. But Refugia Muñoz Sandoval, who lives on Holly Street in East Austin, marks a big one today: her 100th birthday.
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