Oleander Road Closure begins Monday October 7, 2013

08 Oct 2013

Tweet Just FYI… A portion of Oleander Street crossing over a drainage ditch located between Silverbell Circle and Corkwood Street will be closed to both Pedestrian and Vehicular thru Traffic beginning Monday October 7, 2013 for approximately two (2) months. This closure is necessary for the installation of concrete box culverts under the roadway and other constructions as part of the 2010 Bond Drainage Improvements Project and safety of the general public. -Northbound vehicular traffic from the intersection of Basswood and Oleander Streets to the intersection of Oleander Street and Silverbell Circle, will need to detour through Basswood Street due east, Walnut Street due north, and Silverbell Circle due west.

Chinese New Year 2013 -Year of the Snake

10 Feb 2013

Tweet   February 10, 2013 marks the Chinese New Year, kicking off the Year of the Black Water Snake in Chinese Astrology. Snake years tend to bring unexpected transformations to our lives. Yet while there may not be many outward manifestations of change, there will be plenty of activity beneath the surface. Behind-the-scenes talks, secret negotiations and clandestine activity will characterize this Chinese year … things are not what they seem in a Snake year.   The Water element is emotive, compassionate and perceptive. By tuning into your intuition, you can detect changes that can’t be perceived with the naked eye. Snake years reward those who do plenty of research.

Sea Turtle Eggs Found at Surfside Beach

24 Sep 2012


Happy New Year 2012 from Acupuncture & Alternative Health!

01 Jan 2012

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Filmmaker Tristan Stoch Filming Acupuncture Clinic in Nepal

05 Dec 2011

Tweet   Tristan Stoch, 21, is now in a Buddhist monastery filming a health clinic run by the Acupuncture Relief Project, or ARP.   ARP is a free community acupuncture clinic that travels to countries that have been impacted by poverty, conflict or disaster, according to the group’s website, www.acupuncturereliefproject.org.   Its primary clinic is located in Chapagaon, Nepal.   In a letter to Force, Stoch said he wanted to show the potential ARP’s model has for primary care in the Third World, to expose caregivers from the health care community to the work that ARP is doing in Nepal and to attract future volunteers and expand ARP’s work to.

Acupuncture Facelifts?

01 Dec 2011

Tweet How Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture can help you Mirror, Mirror on the wall, can Acupuncture help my face not fall?  Even if you are the type of person that has regularly sought out alternative medicine for your health concerns, it may be a surprise to learn that acupuncture is being used (and has been used for centuries) to give your vanity a lift too! Due to a greater interest in alternative forms of therapy for health improvement, people today are living longer than before and are expected to live more healthfully beyond the age of 70. Men and women not only want to be healthier and have more energy, but want.

Dickens on the Strand!

28 Nov 2011

Tweet Dickens on the Strand – Character Costumes. Credits: DickensontheStrand.org       Galveston: December 3-4, 2011   Dickens on The Strand, an annual holiday street festival based on 19th-century Victorian London, features parades, non-stop entertainment on five stages, strolling carolers, roving musicians, bagpipers, jugglers and a host of other entertainers. Costumed vendors will peddle their wares from street stalls and rolling carts laden with holiday food and drink, Victorian-inspired crafts, clothing, jewelry, holiday decorations and gift items.   A new event for 2011, Her Majesty’s Royal Romp, will feature contestants dressed as Queen Victoria dashing down Ship’s Mechanic Row. The crowd favorite Victorian Bed Races will feature contestants wearing Victorian.

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