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The Gonzales City Council meeting was coming to an end Thursday, Aug. 10, when there was an exchange between Councilwoman Ronda Miller, Mayor Steve Sucher and Councilwoman Sherrie Koepp that revealed … more
Men of Gonzales… It’s time for a Revolution! In 1836, William Barrett Travis wrote: “I call on you in the name of Liberty, of patriotism & everything dear to the … more
In 1970, Robert Altman directed the Academy Award-nominated movie M*A*S*H. The movie was a huge hit and was the inspiration behind the television series of the same name. The theme song for the movie … more
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of mental health condition that is the direct result of a traumatic, terrifying, stressful, or painfully emotional event. This condition is such that … more
Dear Violet, My husband and I, we’ll call him “Joe,” have slept together in the same bed (and bedroom) for the entirety of our marriage, which will be 40 years this spring. I … more
When children are chubby we often give them cute nicknames (mommy's little butterball) or we call it “baby fat” that these children will outgrow. We also tell them not to worry about what … more
My wife and I are both in our seventies, in relatively good health, and active, for our age. I play golf once a week, and my wife gardens in our yard, plus she belongs to a group of other women who … more
Dear Violet, My mom was the kind of mom who cooked every night, beginning our week with a large family style Sunday dinner, filled with wonderfully delicious dishes that are now cherished and … more
Dear editor, In February 2020, I attended a Q&A meeting with the former mayor, along with many people of the Gonzales, Texas, community. At this meeting, I brought up the topic of the … more
The United States is known for a lot of things, some good, some bad, some debatable, but above all, our country is known for freedom. Freedom to be who we want, say what we want, worship as we want, … more
There are many signs of depression that are not often spoken of, or understood, by the general public. Many believe depression is being “overly sad,” and nothing more. Depression, … more
Osteoarthritis, also referred to as degenerative joint disease, is a very common disease, and is, in simpler terms, the “wear and tear” of the joints. The actual underlying cause of … more
Dear Violet, I’m done. I am tired of the disrespect of fast food workers, of the rudeness of other drivers, of the lack of empathy in today’s societal relationships, and most of all I … more
Anxiety, that all consuming panic feeling, that may come on in quiet waves, or in a sudden rush, are normal reactions to stress and happen when current stress is involved, or even memories of … more
Hello everyone.  My name is Parind Vora. I’m the chef/owner of Gonzales Bistro in charming downtown Gonzales. In this column we talk cooking, tricks to cooking, and sometimes eating. I … more
Dear Violet, I’m twenty-five, single and the mother of a beautiful one year old daughter. I want to go back to school, but am finding it difficult to work two jobs, juggle motherhood, and go … more
The process of pregnancy, and subsequent birth begins with a fertilized egg, which then implants into the lining of the uterus (womb), attaching and growing from that position. Pregnancy, … more
Dear Violet, I am a stay at home mom, but not because I want to be. My husband believes that a woman should be at home, as a mother and housekeeper, the home care taker, while the husband earns … more
Arthritis affects millions of Americans and is one of the most diagnosed ailments in the world. This disorder is caused by inflammation of the joints, leading to swelling, pain and difficulty with … more
Dear Violet, My best friend, I’ll call her Carol, who I love dearly and have been friends with for over twenty years, is causing me many problems. Carol is kind, and thoughtful, as well as … more
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