“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....
Natural Bridge Caverns Featured
On March 27, 1960, four St. Mary’s University students discovered the largest cave in Texas, located between New Braunfels and San Antonio. As they made their way through a rubble-filled crawlway, they encountered a whole new world — underground. After carefully walking and crawling through 2 miles of vast cavern...
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....
SHALE Featured Website Nov Dec 2018 Apple Pie
My go-to apple pie recipe made with fresh apples! Homemade, flaky crust with juicy apple filling. Makes a delicious pie that goes perfectly with ice cream! Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 45 mins Total Time: 1 hour Yield: 8-10 servings . Ingredients • 3 tablespoons sugar • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour • 1-2 teaspoons cinnamon • Dash of...
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As the fourth largest city in the country, it was no question Houston would be the next destination for Cambria Hotels. We’re a relatively new but dynamic brand that tailors the hotel experience to the guests themselves—simple yet sophisticated, flexible and tech savvy. In August, we will open the doors...
“Deep Flavors” is a perfect idea for that last-minute gift: sensational and detailed recipes, such as the familiar but reimagined favorite, Deconstructed Turkey, designed to produce a perfectly cooked bird with bountiful sauce and stuffing every time, or the different, but delicious, Texas State Fair Blue Ribbon Winning Mushroom...
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To enter the quaint town of Castroville is to feel like you’ve stepped back in time. With a nod to its French and German ancestry, the town with a population of less than 3,000 is filled with historic sites and homes, Alsatian restaurants, and beautiful pecan and cypress trees....
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Each issue I like to make a special visit to a location such as a restaurant, hotel, entertainment venue, etc. to share with readers what my thoughts are on the chosen location. This month, I was very excited to visit our friends at Fogo de Chão to have a...
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As one of the newest cultural jewels of the San Antonio River Walk, The Briscoe Western Art Museum is a must-see stop for fans of the history, culture and art of the American West. Housed in the restored historic former San Antonio Public Library building, The Briscoe offers a...
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,...