Stories from the Slow Lane 

Wanted: Another Extraordinary Dog

Wanted: Another Extraordinary Dog

I’m embarrassed to admit I visited the animal shelter so often that I know some of the dogs awaiting adoption recognized me. Yet, Emil and I hadn't felt a connection, that inexplicable spark convincing us a certain dog had been waiting just for us. In the last 25...

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Historic Home Goes From Jaded to Jewel

Historic Home Goes From Jaded to Jewel

When the fierce February 2021 Winter Storm Uri spread a pristine coat of snow across San Antonio, Texas, a grand Victorian home on Guenther Street never looked more striking. Three years before, however, the house didn’t glow in the sunshine. Back then, the once...

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