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Looking for a snack: Simple summer recipes you can’t beet

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Summer is a time for fun in the sun with friends and family. When you find yourself hungry,  anxious for someone to make food, you can do it yourself with some of these easy recipes. Impress your parents and friends with your impeccable culinary skills.   Lavender Lemonade Ingredients: 1 cup honey 5 cup water…

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A moment of reflection: How mindfulness practices have prepared me for life after high school

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A visitor stepping into the dark small gym, lit only by faint yellow Christmas lights strung on the ceiling, would be pleasantly surprised at the sight of one hundred or so students practicing yoga. However, eleven years ago–when Ann Richards was just in our beginning–the visitor would have been startled and speechless. Over the past…

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Pennies for Powell: Putting a face onto an ARS cancer survivor

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On March 3rd, (add year here) Mary Elizabeth (M.E.) Powell (9) woke up with a sore throat and didn’t think much of it. She brushed it off, as well as the lack of energy, as allergies. On March 4th, she knew something was wrong. Powell’s energy was drained barely being able to make it from…

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Fruits and veggies and vegans, oh my!: Wheatsville’s presence in the ARS community

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It can be argued that the Wheatsville Food Co-Op is the quintessential Austin health food store. Founded in 1976, Wheatsville had served the Austin area for decades and had accumulated thousands of “owners” by the time the second location opened on South Lamar in 2013. This is where the Ann Richards/Wheatsville narrative begins.   Ever…

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