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    Community Values

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    Saturday's Advocate story that reported on the choking death of Pedro Vicente Hernanades left me deeply disturbed. It was crushing to me to think that parents dealing with the death of their young son also had to deal with their ...

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    Victoria

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    When Melvin and I met, we were both working in New York City. I had never been to Texas – had never even heard of Victoria! To that point, my life had been spent in major metropolitan areas in the ...

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    Honoring Teachers

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    Melvin and I recently attended a large, vibrant dinner sponsored by The University of Texas honoring Outstanding Texas High School Teachers. It was an awe-inspiring event – the kind of evening that takes your breath away. The honored teachers came ...

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    The History of Lacks, Part II

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    Lacks History ...Part II After the Beeville store opened, Lacks expanded into Kenedy, Wharton and Victoria. The picture above shows the Victoria store located on the corner of Main Street and E. Juan Linn (across from Fossati's). Lacks had operated ...

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    Lacks History in Two Parts

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    People often ask about the history of Lacks. Where was the first store? When did it open? How many stores are there today and where are they located? The best place to begin is in 1933. David B. Lack (Melvin ...

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    A Big TV for the Big Game

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    Sunday is “Super Bowl Sunday” and whether you watch for the game, the ads, the popcorn (or whatever you choose - what’s a game without a snack?!), lots of you will be in front of a television set this weekend. ...

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    Squished

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    Sunday, I returned from a business meeting in Michigan on a plane that was delayed two hours at the gate. I was "squished" in my seat, eager to be home. When I got back, it felt wonderful to be home ...

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    Our First Sofa

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    Last night I was thinking about the process of buying furniture and remembered the first sofa Melvin and I bought together. When we picked it out, we were completely thrilled with ourselves! We were newly-weds and the sofa was the ...

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    Fog and Snow

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    This morning when I was walking, the earth was covered with thick fog. It felt like there was a giant “hush” over everything – a quiet that I associated with the “hush” of snow when I was a child growing ...

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    Those Tall Tables

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    About seven years ago (maybe a little more, maybe a little less), the furniture industry introduced a new dining room concept – a table that was six inches higher than the usual dining room table. These tables, often referred to ...

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