Best things in life are free

The Best Things In Life are Free

[December 12, 2023 – Blog] While I am the first to be delighted with a beautiful bouquet of flowers from a talented florist, it is also gratifying to make an arrangement out of something from your own backyard. The photo above shows a creative assortment of native Hill Country plants … Read More

Single Focus

Single Focus

[November 28, 2023 – Blog] In a world that touts multitasking as a strength and encourages its mastery, I’ve always patted myself on the back for doing many things at once. However, at a recent Committee of 200 (C200) Conference, actress and model, Brooke Shields, who started her career at 11 months old, spoke … Read More

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Labor of Love

[November 16, 2023 – Blog] Last winter, I shared on Facebook the cover of a 1980s holiday cookbook handmade by my mother, Dottie Warren. Given to friends and family, she hand-crafted each individual book as a true labor of love to help them plan their holiday parties and meals. The response … Read More

Darrell Royal

Dance With The One Who Brung Ya

[November 7, 2023 – Blog] Perhaps some of the greatest lessons and quotes I have learned come from legendary athletic coaches. As I watched each game that the Texas Longhorns played this fall, I kept thinking of one of the many famous quotes by football legend, Coach Darrell K. Royal, who would often … Read More

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[October 24, 2024 – Blog] There was much to learn at a recent C200 Conference I attended in San Diego. C200 (Committee of 200) is a stellar group of women business leaders that I have been a member of since 2005. As a tradition, we gather for an annual conference to learn … Read More