No Longer Business as Usual? A Mindful Guide for Returning to the Workplace
Leadership has its challenges – there’s no question about it. Add in a pandemic, racial challenges across the United States, shifting public sentiment about energy production and other divisive issues that seem to lurk around every corner and leading employees becomes increasingly difficult. As the country returns to the workplace,...
Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans
Opening in mid-2021, Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans is an icon of the city set along the Mississippi River. Designed by legendary modernist architect Edward Durell Stone (Radio City Music Hall, Museum of Modern Art, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts), The International House and International Trade Mart was...
FOGO LAMB CHOPS RECIPE
Serves 2 Ingredients: 8 rib lamb chops (12-16oz total weight) 2 cups white wine (Chardonnay or Chablis) 2 tablespoons lemon pepper Juice of one lemon 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon salt, or to taste 1 cup mint leaves Vegetable oil spray Mint jelly and mint leaves for...
Equest’s 40th Anniversary Gala: Celebrating 40 Years of Horse Power
2021 commemorates Equest’s 40th year of providing life-changing achievements for children and adults with special needs through the human-horse connection. Equest’s 40th Anniversary Gala: Celebrating 40 Years of Horse Power will not only pay tribute to the past and present but will look towards the future of Equest. This...
The Power of Art: How A One Night Event Grew to A Lasting Legacy
When a group of art collectors and enthusiasts decided to host an art auction to celebrate the genre they loved, no one could have guessed that it would spark the founding of a museum. But what began 20 years ago as a single evening for collectors and enthusiasts to...
Staying Fit From Home
Due to COVID-19, everyone is challenged to figure out their own way to stay fit without having access to a gym. The best tip for staying consistent with no gym access is having a set time each day to get your workout done. This keeps you on schedule and...
“Feeling Great in 15 Minutes – The CliffsNotes Version”
What Are Cognitive Distortions Anyway? What are cognitive distortions and why might you be interested in them? The term cognitive may sound pretty intimidating or overly intellectual, but it has a simple meaning. Cognition is just a fancy word for a thought. It’s the way you think about what’s happening....
Eating Well in the New Year
At this time of the year, many become diet conscious and look for healthier foods. Of course, part of a better approach is moderation in quantity. And Julia Child’s advice to keep moderation in moderation is classic. I offer two recipes that are moderately caloric yet delicious and, as...
Raise a Glass to Texas’ Top Wine Counties
Would you like to see a wine list? Not a list of wines, but a list of Texas counties where you’ll find the best wines. Oil isn’t the only thing flowing in the Lone Star State. Austin happens to be home to some of the top wine counties outside...
Mushroom Barley Soup: Turkey, Chicken, Beef or Vegetarian
While “Deep Flavors” is a kosher-style cookbook, the recipes are eclectic, Tex/Mex to Cajun to Jewish soul food, to French, etc. This recipe is just one example, derived from a soup that my grandmother and Mom made, strongly influenced by ingredients available in Western Russia in the late 1800s....