Gay Nord: Hands-on Leadership

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As a hospital patient, you are not likely to have any dealings with the CEO unless you happen to be hospitalized at Methodist Hospital. There, top executive Gay Nord routinely drops in on patients and visiting family members to chat with them and get their feedback. What’s more, she hands them her business card and […]

A New Year

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Carpe Motivation! Seize the momentum from the recent holidays and use it to accomplish your New Year’s resolutions, particularly those relating to food and drink excesses.Maybe you’ll want to buff up and trim down for some sun and fun on the slopes or by the water for upcoming Spring Break activities. Or you may just […]

Music, Art and Family Thrive in Terrell Hills Home

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Terrell Hills homes are full of surprises. Some of them house film stars, and others are artists’ abodes. Then there’s an older home on a corner lot behind a wrought iron gate. It boasts a beautiful circular drive and a sedate entry. The surprise inside is the highly active family of musicians, athletes, scholars, Girl […]

An Artist and a Teacher: Lyn Belisle

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It’s a busy First Friday in Southtown, with people milling around, visiting galleries and restaurants. On this particular night I have come to see the new paintings by Lyn Belisle shown at La Vida Gallery, a colorful little place on the northern edge of the artsy district. Collectively titled 30 Shades of Twilight, her 30 […]

Two Jobs Keep Her Using All Parts of Her Brain

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Ivy Zwicker Age: 38 Occupation: Director, Autism Treatment Center of San Antonio; owner, Hill Country Herbalist Personal: Married 11 years to Ryan Zwicker, director of engineering for a firm that designs and manufactures vehicle air-conditioning systems; their dog Briar, cat Basil and cockatiel Chico “live in harmony,” sleeping in the same room after careful introductions. […]