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Above: Rendering of The BeirGarten AC
The San Antonio Botanical Garden now includes a state-of-the-art culinary
playground with an outdoor teaching kitchen.
How Do You Maintain Inspiration
On a Day-to-Day Basis?
"Every night before I go to sleep, I write down
three small successes that I've had that day.
This simple act enforces positive thinking,
which leads to more positive thinking, which
leads to more success. And I don't mean
to say that they have to be three really big
successes to write them down. It can be
something as simple as I greeted a co-worker
with a friendly smile."
-Hallie Sculler, CEO and founder of The
Great Office Escape
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Garden, outdoor solar-powered CHEF Teaching Kitchen and new
pavilion for interactive garden-to-table educational experiences.
Chef Dave Terrazas, the culinary and wellness program specialist
who is spearheading the program, says the garden will also
include "kinesthetic components of fitness such as yoga and tai
chi, as well as mediation and mindfulness, which also applies to
the culinary arts and sciences."
North of San Antonio in Fort Worth, the only Michelangelo
painting in the Western Hemisphere, "The Torment of Saint
Anthony," hangs on a wall at the Kimbell Art Museum.
Attendees can marvel at it during a guided tour, and then try to
re-create it during an on-site art workshop. Art conservation is
one of many telltales that the city's culture inhabits a much bigger
space than its cowboy reputation, though that certainly has its
place too, explains John Cychol, VP of meeting sales with the Fort
Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau. "While it's somewhat of
our origin, our roots, the 'Hee Haw-ish' perception of Fort Worth
is limited. We're a multicultural city where attendees can take a
stroll through the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame,
explore a 145-year-old African American neighborhood, learn the