Her Own Bit Of Texas: Marjie Christopher

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No cowboys are galloping around, but the 130-acre Rio Cibolo Ranch, just 25 minutes northeast of downtown, is a bucolic site where longhorns roam and huge pecans tower over the landscape that the owners describe as “a little bit of Texas and a whole lot of fun.” Granted, that’s a promotional slogan, but it fits […]

Events Don’t Just Happen: Planners make the preparation painless

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The women featured here have event planning and venue management down to a science. They cannot only provide you with the place for your meeting, wedding or celebration, they can coordinate the décor, menu, flowers, music and more around a central theme for an event that not only meets but exceeds your wildest dreams. WENDY […]

A Global Outlook: Neeta Singh

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NEETA SINGH Age: 35 Occupation: Associate professor of nutrition, University of the Incarnate Word. Background: Diplomat’s daughter who was educated in several countries on three continents, earning three advanced degrees. Personal: Single but open to cross-cultural dating; enjoys spending time with her sister, Tina, and family, who also live in San Antonio. Why she’s a […]

Elegance at Rockwall Ranch: Payne home blends Texana with big city sophistication

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Leigh and Don Payne’s home in Rockwall Ranch in New Braunfels is an ode to Texas elegance. The Tuscan exterior is a mixture of stucco and limestone, leading a visitor to expect a Mediterranean interior. But beyond the heavy wrought iron double doors lies a home decorated in an unusual combination of Texas ranch and […]