Kayaking the San Antonio River

When I move out of my comfort zone, I prefer to take people with me--it just makes that whole trying-something-new-and-different thing so much easier. Also, I figure that if the experience is exhilarating we'll all celebrate how cool we are. . .and if it is not, then a good story with friends will be a great consolation prize. So, I've always wanted to try kayaking. In Colorado kayaking means white water and rocks and flipping over and helmets. While I'm all for moving out of my comfort zone, … [Read more...]

Best Christmas Pageant Ever

The best children's books are the ones that both kids and adults want to read again and again. Besides a good story, these books are multilayered with meaning so each reading seems to reveal something new. It is not that often, though, that a children's play is both entertaining and seeped in meaning for both parents and children. San Antonio's Magik Theater's production of the Best Christmas Pageant Ever successfully accomplishes that feat. Based on the classic novel by Barbara Robinson, … [Read more...]