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Travis Park is a fresh place to play in downtown San Antonio

Historic Travis Park just got a makeover, and the newly-refurbished park is now a fun place for everyone to play in downtown San Antonio. On a breezy spring morning, I walked through the park with my son, F.T., to see the new … Continue reading

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Children’s and young adult authors at the San Antonio Book Festival on April 5, 2014

The second annual San Antonio Book Festival, on April 5, 2014, will feature free activities and author showcases from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Central Library and the Southwest School of Art. I am looking forward to bringing my kids for the fun … Continue reading

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[Best of 2013] Guest blogging, because “it’s so much more friendly with two”

As Piglet says in Winnie the Pooh, “It’s so much more friendly with two.” Likewise, guest blogging builds relationships, grows audiences, stimulates ideas, and is just so much friendlier. In 2013, I published one post from a young guest blogger, … Continue reading

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[Gallery] “Savage Gardens” exhibit at San Antonio Botanical Garden features carnivorous plants

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Over the weekend, my kids and I got an early peek at a new exhibit, “Savage Gardens: The Real and Imaginary World of Carnivorous Plants”, opening soon at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. Carnivorous plants make the most of their … Continue reading

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“Bring it on” says SAISD supt to charter schools

At a Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce meeting last month, four area superintendents talked about education budget cuts, standardized testing, and school choice. Sylvester Perez, interim superintendent of SAISD, which has seen increasing competition for students by charter schools, … Continue reading

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