Service Plus Caring: CEO Pamela Bain

Service Plus Caring: CEO Pamela Bain

Plaques and awards are not an unusual sight in executive suites, but Pamela Bain has a very special one in her office: an unobtrusive little trophy designating her business as one of the Best Places to Work in San Antonio in 2008. Given by the San Antonio Business...

Cook’s Whites Better Than Latest Fashions:  Cynthia Rodriguez

Cook’s Whites Better Than Latest Fashions: Cynthia Rodriguez

CYNTHIA RODRIGUEZ Age: 32 Occupation: Teaching assistant, Culinary Institute of America (CIA), San Antonio. Personal: Shares her life with daughter, Carissa, age 12, and their Chihuahua, Carmelo. Why she's a Role Model: After more than a decade of ups and downs in the...

Self-taught Artist Follows her Own Muse

Self-taught Artist Follows her Own Muse

As a child in Cleveland, Mary Frances Robinson used to visit the Cleveland Art Museum to admire the works of famous artists from the past. She liked to draw and paint herself and often wondered whether she could ever produce anything like the old masters' canvases....

Travels and treasures, art and antiques

Travels and treasures, art and antiques

Residential streets in older sections of San Antonio are full of surprises. You never can be sure of what you'll find. What began as bungalows can end up as mansions, with multiple architectural styles in between. The tree-lined street where the homeowner and her...

High Tech Fitness

High Tech Fitness

As 2008 morphed into 2009, many of us surely made the most popular of the usual New Year's resolutions: Lose weight, or at least get more fit. Of course, diet and/or eating healthier would help, but that's the subject of another article. Now, about the quest for...

Where to Find the Money: Small-business owners look for sources

Where to Find the Money: Small-business owners look for sources

We all remember the memorable scene from the movie Jerry Maguire where actors Tom Cruise and Cuba Gooding Jr. banter with the now-famous phrase "Show me the money!" It's a phrase small-business owners often utter under their breath, wondering where they can go to find...

The Mind Body

The Mind Body

In the January/February issue of SAN ANTONIO WOMAN, I wrote about the mind-body connection from an historical perspective. In this article, I am writing about experiences I have had in life that have moved me to the view that a better term for mind-body connection is,...

Not Your Father’s Job Hunt

Not Your Father’s Job Hunt

"Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure." –Norman Vincent Peale Maybe the economy has resulted in your being laid off, or you just think it's time for something new. Maybe you're getting back into...

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