Transforming Early Childhood with Milestones Academy of Texas
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Transforming Early Childhood with Milestones Academy of Texas

Fazilat Notta is a global resident who speaks five languages, including flawless English. She was born in Tajikistan, which was under the control of the former Soviet Union. She has lived in Dubai, the United Kingdom, and now, in Plano, Texas. Fazilat is an intriguing dichotomy, possessing a significant level of wisdom and intelligence beyond…

Brawley Farms: The Highest Level of Excellence
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Brawley Farms: The Highest Level of Excellence

As you approach Brawley Farms from the road, the sight of more than 17 acres of lush pastures and top-of-the-line equestrian accommodations come into view. An impressive iron gate stands quiet guard just a few feet into the driveway. It serves as the perfect frame for the Brawley Farms’ family crest, a unicorn strutting proudly…

Art From the Heart Fights Cancer
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Art From the Heart Fights Cancer

Elmer and Anna Hill met in the fourth grade in their rural Missouri hometown. They married, had four children, added eight grandkids, and shared 46 wedding anniversaries by the time they flipped open the first page of their Nolensville album.  Now, ten years into this chapter, their list of shared experiences is long. One headliner…

A Perfect Marriage: Round Table Pizza & Fatburger

A Perfect Marriage: Round Table Pizza & Fatburger

The iconic brands of Round Table Pizza and Fatburger were established in California in 1959 and 1952, respectively, and guided by the highest standards of quality for ingredients, recipes, and service. The two eateries didn’t arrive in Texas until nearly 50 years later, introduced by franchisees Mike Stern and his partner, Shelby Job. “We’re all…

A Quiet Life of Adventure

A Quiet Life of Adventure

The words “quiet” and “adventure” seem like an oxymoron, don’t they? Usually, when we think of adventure, we think of something, well, adventurous. Somehow, though, 80-year-old Fran Putnam of Castle Hills has a talent for transforming life in general into a path of quiet experiences. “Jay and I just had our 62-year wedding anniversary,” Fran…

Mayoral Pizza

Mayoral Pizza

Greg Tierney has lived in the world of restaurants since age 15, when he filled the humble position of dishwasher. Tierney certainly wasn’t on the frontlines of restaurant life as he soaked his hands in hot, soapy water, but he was close enough to light fire to his imagination. He later became a successful restauranteur…