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A medical technician draws blood from the finger to use in a cholesterol test. Photo courtesy of American Heart Association

Updated cholesterol guidelines

 More personalized risk assessments and new cholesterol-lowering drug options for people at the highest risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) are among the key recommendations in the 2018 cholester

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The home of Yijuan "Lucy" Lu on Mimosa Circle is this month's Spring Lake Garden Club Yard of the month, for the carefully-planned underlying structure of the yard, that provides the backbone to a beautiful garden come spring. Photos courtesy of the Spring Lake Garden Club

December Yard of the Month

Winter may be the best time of year to appreciate the basic structure of a landscape and its key features, before new growth and blossoming plants compete for our attention.

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Autumn days are seldom spent better than cuddled up with a good book. Writers and gardeners have long shared in the cornucopia of symbolism provided by the autumn harvest. The writer borrows the gardener's work to illustrate bounty and to foreshadow winter. Gardeners read the writer's words to help put the season in better perspective. Photo by Coffee Geek/ 

Growth in gardening: Fall back into a book

I came home from taking my youngest to work the other day and, driving through the neighborhood, I found myself waiting behind a school bus. The kids jumped off the

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James Lindsley as French King Philip squares off with Blake Latz as Richard the Lionheart in the  production of "The Lion in Winter." Dr. Rodger Marion, the Wimberley Players' dramaturge and current assistant director of the show "The Lion in Winter," works to ensure that plays performed by the Wimberley Players are authentic to the customs, costumes and language of the time periods they take place in. Photo by Mary Rath

Rodger Ruins Everything

It’s action movie night and two characters are setting up for sword play. You hear that electrifying, shivery, metal-on-metal "zzwiing" and you know the battle is on.

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Adamson Brothers Design (ABD) Furniture – founded by brothers Dane, Spencer and Luke Adamson – launched their flagship table, Fern. The Fern table is a coffee table that also serves as a planter. Photo courtesy of  ABD Furniture

ABD Furniture releases one-of-a-kind Fern Table

Adamson Brothers Design (ABD) Furniture has launched their flagship table, Fern; the coffee table that also serves as a planter – combining functionality with beauty.

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The San Marcos Convention and Visitor Bureau Board will be serving lunch at this week's Cottage Kitchen Luncheon.

Cottage Kitchen Luncheon

The San Marcos Convention and Visitor Bureau Board will host lunch at the Charles S. Cock House Museum, located at 400 E. Hopkins Street, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Nov. 30. 


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