David and Cathy Herr invite people into their backyard just about every Sunday. (Photo: www.lawellphoto.com)

Take it Outside

September 2014

Backyard bashes worth the effort

There’s something intrinsically special about being invited into someone’s home. It’s more intimate than meeting at a restaurant. It takes more thought. It’s entry, for a little while, into someone else’s world. But for whatever reason – the huge numbers of great Houston restaurants, the extra effort entertaining requires, the fear of pulling it all …

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Strut

Family fun run
The third annual West U Halloween Dash 5K and one-mile Kids Fun Run will take place Saturday, Oct. 11, starting at 8 a.m. and 8:45 a.m., respectively. This family-friendly event will take place on a flat, fast, USA Track and Field-certified course within the tree-lined streets of West University Place, starting at 6104 Auden. Costumes are optional …

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In This Issue

  • Buzz Kidz by Morgan Rosenbaum, age 13
  • Editor’s Note – September 2014
  • With Little Warning
  • Back Porch – Entertaining the family
  • This Month in Dining – Almost-homemade entertaining
  • Taking Flight
  • Buzz About Town – September 2014
  • Travel Buzz – Togetherness at sea
  • Mailbag – September 2014
  • School Buzz – September 2014
  • Neighborhood Tails – Oakley, age 5
  • Twenty Steps to Bliss
  • SportzBuzz – September 2014
  • Outdoor Play
  • Take it Outside
  • SportzBuzz, Jr. – September 2014
  • Summer Internship Conclusion
  • West U Champs: The Scoop from West U Seniors
  • West U Seniors Competing in the World Championship
  • An Intern’s Insight: Reflections on Working at The Buzz & The Value of an Internship
  • An Intern’s Insight: The Buzz at The Health Museum
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  • First Day of High School
  • 8 Days of Summer
  • The First of Many
  • How to Do High School Well
  • Lamar Back to School Guide
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