Passion and Perseverance Create Terrell Hills Gem

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The city of Terrell Hills is an interesting combination of mansions and modest homes of both historical and recent construction. A drive through the quiet streets is like taking a tour of architectural styles — Tudor, Federal, foursquare, postmodern. If you’re lucky, the drive will take you past a large corner lot with a two-story […]

The Wines of New Zealand

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New Zealand is known as a premier wine-producing country, boasting some of the southernmost vineyards in the world. Comprising two separate islands and located approximately 1,000 miles southeast of Australia in the Southern Hemisphere, New Zealand offers wines with unique characteristics. There’s a lot to discover from this exciting and adventurous country. Although grapes were […]

Matching Care to Needs

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Taking care of a sick or aging parent is not something you can train for; it’s usually on-the-job, seat-of-your-pants action and reaction. Because of ongoing improvements in medical care, the chances are much higher today that you’ll be helping in some way with elder care and for a longer period of time. You’ll need to […]

Pilates: the Man & the Method

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Joseph Pilates was an unhealthy child who reportedly suffered from asthma, rickets and rheumatic fever. He believed in the ancient Greek ideal of man — one who is developed in body, mind and spirit. To that end, he studied Zen Buddhism, yoga, Eastern and Western philosophy and anatomy. He trained as a body builder, wrestler, […]