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Considering I grew up in San Antonio and have lived here for most of my life, I am always amazed at the things I have yet to discover about our beautiful city. The San Antonio Botanical Garden is little gem that I can’t believe I waited so long to explore. We won a family membership […]

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My memories of the whole sitting-on-Santa’s-lap experience are exclusively from A Christmas Story. I don’t recall ever going to visit Santa or seeing a picture of me as a child with him. I could be wrong, but it’s not something we did as a tradition or made a big deal out of for sure. Gabriella […]

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I remember getting advent calendars filled with tiny chocolates as a kid. My sister and I would try our hardest to resist the temptation the best we could but the chocolate was usually long gone by Dec. 25. Somehow amidst the chocolate and excitement over the treats, the meaning of the advent calendar eluded us. “Advent” is […]

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When I think back to kindergarten, I have so many happy memories- Mrs. Johnson, colored tape on the floor where we sat in rows, painting butterflies, Kraft Handi-Snacks for snack time …ahhh the good life. I was a good student from the very beginning and graduated high school with an above 4.0 grade point average in the […]

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