Lynn Sheffield Simmons / The Place Is Argyle

The fifth annual Argyle Holiday Shopping Extravaganza will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 8 at Argyle High School, 191 S. U.S. Highway 377. More than 50 vendors will be selling clothing, holiday items, home decor, hand-crafted items, furniture, wreaths, books, spirit wear and more — including a lot of great gift ideas.

Lynn Sheffield Simmons / The Place is Argyle

Before daylight recently, my two Yorkshire terriers awakened me needing to go outside. Our yard is fenced with corral boards covered with welded wire and since there isn’t any food or water to attract wandering animals, I thought it would be safe to let them out in the dark.

Lynn Sheffield Simmons / The Place is Argyle

The Argyle Yogurt Station will help to raise funds for Corbin Johnson, an Argyle seventh-grader who has a blood disorder, by donating all of its profits on Sunday, Oct. 26, to assist the family with medical expenses.

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Food. It used to be so simple. Our grandparents and great-grandparents grew most of their own food and only needed a few rudimentary staples from the “store” to make everything they needed to feed their family.

Becca Dickstein / Native Roots

Little bluestem’s, Schizachyrium scoparium’s, late summer green foliage turns radiantly golden, then to a rosy color then to brownish mahogany red during the autumn through winter, making it strikingly attractive from late summer through winter.

Matt Gohlke / Pools

The 100-degree days appear to be over for this year. Soon it will be getting cold, and I have heard several weather forecasters call for a winter that is colder and wetter than normal. That doesn’t bode too well for pools if preparations aren’t made, especially in the Denton area.

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