Urban or Suburban?

In my new job, I am out and about all over town. On any given day, I might be in Stone Oak or in downtown San Antonio, the south side, or out near Sea World or Fiesta Texas. All of these areas of town have their own distinctions. I know most people choose where they want to live based upon the location of their job or the schools they want their child to attend.   (The patio at Restaurant Gwendolyn on the River Walk)      When my husband and I moved to San Antonio over fourteen years ago, we had no idea where to move. The most important thing on our list was … [Read more...]

The Producers at the Woodlawn Theatre

Guest Post written today by my date last night and what a night it was......... As I have written on this blog before, my favorite coffee shop is Brown Coffee in the Deco District, and fortunately it is on my way work, which often takes me down Fredericksburg Rd. and past the Woodlawn Theater. Much of my research is focused on the role of the arts in the development of regional economies. I am fortunate in that I can marry two topics that fascinate me – economics and the arts – in my professional life. So, as I have often driven by the Woodlawn Theatre, I wonder what is happening with and … [Read more...]

Forties are Fabulous

Our Sassy Mom models are back and this edition features my friends that are all mothers of twins who just so happen to all be over forty and fabulous!   We were finally able to find time to meet and pick out clothes to model and take pictures for Livin' Sassy.             It is so hard to schedule busy moms who are on vacation, have swim team practice and play dates and family in town and not to mention kids home from school for the summer.  We finally found a window of opportunity this past Saturday morning to meet and take … [Read more...]

Karolina’s on My Mind

I had an hour to kill between appointments the other day and I suddenly realized that I was near one of my favorite quirky stores, Karolina's. I don't go in there very often but when I do, I always ask myself, "Why don't I come in here more often?" I have very intelligent conversations with myself. I used to have the luxury of time to browse around and shop. Those days are long gone since I now have 3 children. I am always in a hurry. On those rare occasions that I have time on my hands, I want it to be worth it. I knew that this store would be and then some. There is just something … [Read more...]

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