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Texercise instructor Kiara Jordan leads a group in exercises at the San Marcos Activity Center. Texercise is a free 10-week evidence-based wellness program for adults 50 years and plus offered by the city's Parks and Recreation Department. Photo by Nick Riali

Texercise: New wellness program for 50 plus

San Marcos Parks and Recreation is bringing Texercise to San Marcos for those aged 50 and above throughout October. 

Dr. Diana Escamilla's home on Smith Lane in Blanco Gardens was flooded in 2015, but she rebuilt her home and yard using recycled materials, regrowing her garden beds from cuttings of plants to create her colorful and sustainable lawn. Photos courtesy of the Spring Lake Garden Club

'Reduce, reuse & regrow?'

Renovating a house and yard at the same time is too much for most homeowners, but Dr. Diana Escamilla took on both tasks when in March 2015 she settled in