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gratitude
3 years ago
A friend once said this to me: “Be Still.” At the time, I had NO idea what she was talking about. I was so busy rushing around in my very busy tax lawyer life, that I didn’t even have a minute to stop and process her phrase. Years later, not only … Read more
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3 years ago
I am asked this question, a lot: WHAT do I do to stay balanced? At peace? and to accomplish my massive To Do list? The answer is simple. I engage in 4 daily practices. Religiously. Now, let’s be realistic, I don’t do each one, everyday. But, I ground … Read more
3 years ago
I do these 3 things everyday. Well, I try to do them everyday. But that doesn’t make them any less of a mantra. I meditate for 20 minutes each morning and evening. I write at least 5 items in my gratitude journal, and I write my thoughts, feelings and prayers … Read more
6 years ago
By the time Quattro’s chef Maurizio Ferrarese had served several hundred Texas Akaushi meatballs and Mockingbird Bistro’s chef John Sheely had depleted his supply of pork belly with seared scallop on sweet potato mousse, no one attending … Read more
6 years ago
“Raising the Barre: A Dinner in Four Acts” gave members of Houston Ballet’s young professional group a tasty spin at Haven. Host chef Randy Evans along with guests Monica Pope (T’afia) and Chris Shepherd (Underbelly) prepped the four-course … Read more
6 years ago
Although Miu Miu opened for business just in time for holiday shopping, the store hadn’t celebrated its debut — until now. The playful Italian brand hosted the cocktail party honoring Houston Ballet Barre, the ballet’s young professional organization, and the … Read more
6 years ago
Houston Grand Opera calls them the “next generation of volunteers and fundraisers” — the individuals honored each year with HGO’s Ovation Awards. The 2012 crop of eight young professionals, to be honored at the HGO ball’s Encore after-party, … Read more
6 years ago
Applause, applause for Houston Grand Opera‘s 2012 Ovation Award recipients, recognized as up-and-coming leaders in the areas of volunteerism, fundraising and philanthropy. All set to take bows at the announcement party at Wortham Theater Center on Jan. 11 are … Read more
7 years ago
It’s an art gallery. It’s a studio. It’s an artist’s home. And recently it was party central for the Baylor College of Medicine Teen Health Clinics and the Foundation for Teen Health. The spacious Heights Boulevard home that artist John … Read more
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