82-year-old Pat Deckert has been a lifelong volunteer, but she has dedicated her golden years to helping others. When she retired from her career in child nutrition, Pat decided to be full-time volunteer.
From the time she wakes up in the morning, Deckert starts planning out her day. Juggling all sorts of jobs from making hundreds of sandwiches for pre-school students to reading books for patients that are in the hospital. She also serves as the librarian at The Buckingham retirement community in southwest Houston where she lives.
Deckert shows no signs of slowing down and tells FOX 26 News that she will continue to give back until she can't anymore.
Residents of the southeastern United States may feel like the calendar has flipped ahead to Memorial Day weekend with warm and muggy weather in place for the start of May.
One of the largest severe weather outbreak so far this year occurred this week as powerful winds, large hail and heavy rains pummeled the Plains and parts of the Ohio Valley over the course of several days.
Heavy thunderstorms, a few of which will become severe and trigger flash flooding, will target the middle and lower Mississippi Valley into Saturday evening.
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Hiking a glacier is an otherworldly experience, and one you should plan to do sooner rather than later. From the enormous icefields of Alaska to Europe's largest glacier outside Reykjavik—these frozen titans are diminishing, and in some cases, disappearing at a rapid pace.Read Story >