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Susan Yerkes

Susan Yerkes
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When a virus goes viral

There’s a new virus in town, one that’s going viral both on the ground and in the media. It’s two pandemics in one –...

Hormone therapy offers options

“Feel younger and happier!” “Age healthier!” “Get your energy back!” Search online for “hormone replacement” and those are just a few of the advertising claims...

Stinson trail debuts

The Stinson Hike and Bike Trail is the most recent public place to play on the South Side. Debuting last November, it begins with a...

Cultural champions

There’s something truly thrilling about watching a championship, whether it’s sports or another competition. I experienced a burst of excitement at The Gurwitz 2020 International...

Growing greenways

Ten years ago, I made an ambitious pact with a friend to walk all of the Howard W. Peak Greenway Trails around San Antonio....

‘A Piggy & A Gentleman’ part of fundraising effort for move

Calendars featuring attractive folks or cuddly pets have been around a long time. But Second Chance Cavy Rescue puts a whole new spin on...

A tipping point

Which would you vote for — decent driving conditions or clean water? That’s a question nobody wants to answer. It’s also one nobody should ask....

Ailing JISD student’s battle inspiring others

CONVERSE — Jaelynn Lopez is a fighter. She has to be. For 2 1/2 years, the 18-year-old Veterans Memorial High School student has been battling cancer...

Nuts for pecans

This time of year, one of my father’s favorite seasonal songs goes through my head. It was on an old 45-rpm record  — a...

Tamales, tortillas and tradition

In San Antonio, tamales are a beloved holiday tradition. This December, Roberto Borrego Jr. and his family will also be celebrating eight decades of...

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