Managing Safety Amid New Challenges
Dell recently ranked oil and gas production among the top 20 most rugged jobs in America. The list evaluated the physical labor, risk of fatality and injury, and environmental exposure that workers encounter daily. These conditions push mental and physical limits, but a context that is often overlooked is...
women agriculture
By accounting for the various roles within an operation, women’s contributions were revealed to be much larger than originally accounted for For several generations, women have been key to American agriculture and food security. Recently, women have taken center stage in agricultural activities, and their role has evolved to include...
There is a reason to be optimistic about what lies ahead as the technology environment in agriculture is changing rapidly Today, the agriculture economy in the United States is facing a host of game-changing issues. This includes a trend of low commodity prices over the last several years and...
Gift-giving can be rewarding, but it can also be stressful. No one wants to make the faux pa of giving an insensitive, unwanted or lame gift to a friend or loved one. However, trying to find a gift within a budget, sending a positive message, and providing usefulness to...
“What’s so great about dinner?” This is a question I’ve asked myself time and time again. The foods I enjoy most arrive before 3 p.m. — perfectly poached eggs, strips of crunchy bacon and layer upon layer of thin-sliced turkey and pastrami. These are the foods I dream about...
Lupe Tortilla Cedar Park
The original Lupe Tortilla first opened its doors in 1983, nestled in a 1940s frame house on the outskirts of Houston, and quickly received a dedicated following. After growing up watching our parents successfully nurture the first location, my brother, Peter Holt, and I took over the family business...
I had always dreamed of owning a bakery one day. I moved to L.A. straight out of college to begin a career in the film industry as a writer, producer and director. While in L.A., I met my husband, Peter, a New York-based film producer and writer, when he...
Photograph of the Briscoe Western Art Museum
Art and the Animal Exhibition Showcases Animals and Their Natural Beauty The Briscoe Western Art Museum invites everyone to get wild during Art and the Animal, an exhibition featuring more than 100 paintings and sculptures reflecting the beauty of animals from around the world. The Society of Animal Artists’ 59th...
Small Business, shale magazine, social impact
Social-Impact: Small Business Brings Savory Serenity to Family Meals, while Creating Work for Adults with Developmental Disabilities Like many small businesses, the zen of slow cooking— which creates gourmet slow cooker spice blends — began as an effort to solve a problem. How does a busy mother of three juggle...
Chef Anthony Russo - Head Chef and CEO of Russo’s New York Pizzeria
As Head Chef and CEO of Russo's New York Pizzeria, Anthony Russo’s rise to prominence in the restaurant industry began at a very early age. His passion for cooking and creating unique dining experiences for friends and family began in his grandmother’s kitchen. As a child, Anthony helped his grandmother...