Texas Travel: Wild & Wonderful Wimberley

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Take a Texas-style safari and support Wimberley’s big comeback. Last year’s devastating floodwaters didn’t destroy the beauty or the spirit of this delightful Hill Country village. Wild and wonderful Wimberley, a small Hill Country outpost just an hour from San Antonio, is the perfect place to go on safari. No, you won’t spot a zebra or […]

Tanji Patton: Inspiring Good Taste

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Saturdays can get busy at the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at the Pearl. On this particular Saturday in January, a grilling class is in progress in the large teaching kitchen with some 15 students, nearly all of them men, bustling around, chopping, mixing, seasoning, slicing and otherwise preparing an array of foods under the […]

Sustainable Gardening: Bees & Their Keepers

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Honey is the Reward A honeybee community is the mother of all matrilineages. One queen dominates 100,000 members, mostly unfertile working females. The guys have it good for a while, hanging around eating honey, trying to mate with the queen. She goes on just one mating flight, high in the air, where only the strongest […]

Business Woman Spotlight: Bess Zowarka

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Bess Zowarka, Owner/ Stylist Heights the Salon and Spa What do you do?  I make the world a more beautiful place through my clients.  When people look good, they take their best self out into the world. Length of time on job:  14 years. What is it that you like best about your job?  Every […]

Upfront: More San Antonio Congregations are Welcoming Women Leaders

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Leading the Flock Not that long ago most pastors and priests were men, and hardly anyone questioned that state of affairs. How things have changed in a few decades! Today, female clergy are active in most Christian denominations and in Reform Judaism, and more and more congregations are happy to welcome women as their head […]