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Where I work: Elotitos

The Where I Work series explores the ever-changing workplaces of San Antonio. It takes readers behind the scenes to learn from people who work in businesses large and small, nonprofits, family businesses, and other non-traditional…

The Story of Sister Florence

In the 1930s, when the idea of ​​women entering the priesthood was generally unthinkable, some nonconformist churches admitted women deaconesses into their ranks. Among these were the Baptists who had a training college in…

Tamara de Lempicka: all about her

Tamara de Lempicka was a 20th century painter. Particularly linked to the artistic movement of Art Deco, she is best known for her portraits, often feminine, elegant and sensual, as well as for her worldly and unconventional way of life.…

War of ideas

With politics increasingly becoming a carpet of lies, broken promises and mirrors, the 21st century seems to be entering a Dostoevskian paradise. Perhaps Fyodor Dostoyevsky saw it coming when he said, “Don't cry, life is heaven,…

Restrictions on Afghan Women

According to a recent Associated Press (AP) report, the Taliban government, reversing its previous commitment not to crack down on Afghan women, has imposed restrictions whereby they are not allowed to travel more than 75 kilometers…

the year the art world went crazy

Of course, the decadence of the art world has amused foreigners for a long time and, despite the generally gloomy mood generated by the pandemic, 2021, in this regard, has not disappointed. A semi-ragged Banksy painting, back at auction…

Awake work is unhappy work

The more we talk about work / life balance and diverse and inclusive workplaces, the more miserable we seem to be. Over the past two decades, and particularly more recently, Australian businesses have taken a leap forward with…

Bitcoin is a work of Daedalus

Throughout history, many means of exchange have disappeared. Assuming that this money, as we know it today, also disappears? The world wouldn't miss him for a single day, for his demise alone would reveal that he had been replaced by!-->…