Have Party, Will Travel: Caryn Hasslocher

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It may be a rainy September evening outside, but inside the McNay Museum’s halls a festive crowd of about 300 has assembled to celebrate the 80th anniversary of one of San Antonio’s oldest CPA firms, Carneiro Chumney. In the Stieren Building lobby people crowd around the well-appointed bar and hors d’oeuvres tables, then move on […]

The Business of Working Together: Couples who have found the balance

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How many of us have returned home from work and complained to our spouse about our boss, coworkers or job? It’s nice to have that impartial ear to vent to and sympathetic shoulder to cry on when things aren’t going our way. But what if your boss or coworker is your spouse and the job […]

For The Love Of Good Food: Les Dames d’ Escoffier

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Many people have seen the recent movie “Julie & Julia,” but for foodies this film was a very special treat. For the San Antonio chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier, it was also a treat to be shared with like-minded friends — 60 of them, to be exact. They all showed up at the Palladium the […]

Attention! Sharon Cox is first woman military instructor at TMI

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When Sharon Cox and her family get ready on weekday mornings, everyone is dressed in a military uniform — Air Force blue for her husband, David, and Army green for Sharon and their two daughters, Samantha and Shannon. “We joke that he’s outnumbered,” says Sharon, who met her spouse when both were cadets at the […]

Art and A Spiritual Quest: Mythical beings people Lesta Frank’s paintings

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Lesta Frank’s house is like a gallery for her work. From delicate flower vases reminiscent of old botanical illustrations to paintings of women with mythical implications, the rooms tell the story of her artistic interests. On an easel in the living room stands a giclee print of her Mother Divine, showing a hazel-eyed young woman […]