(Almost) A year in photos

I just realized that I have a kabillion photos on my iPhone.  I guess the last time I purged them was last August. In going through them, I noticed that I keep taking photos to remind myself to write a blog post.  But do I ever?  No.  And then when it’s time to write a […]

April power to the max

I LOVE April. My birthday is at the end of this month (the 29th), and I’ve often felt that this entire month should just be one long celebration. It’s not hard to do, because the weather is fab, there’s tons of Austin activities and people are overall is a much lighter mood now that winter […]

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Posted on Oct 28, 2010 in day trips, festivals, Food | No Comments

You remember how fun Christmas was when you were a kid? But now it’s all filled with horrible lines at the mall, rushing to the airport, hanging out with in-laws and/or shuffling around the kids, over-eating and gasping when you get the credit card? I dread December every year. Well, move over, Christmas, there’s a […]

Favorite Things about Austin

Posted on Sep 24, 2009 in entertainment, festivals, Food, general austin | One Comment

8 more days for you to enter the One Year Anniversary contest. Thought I’d share some of the entries so far: Favorite Things About Austin Denise listening to cicadas in the summer thunderstorms summer days (try nine years in the Pacific NW and see if you don’t miss TX summers, too!) margaritas and tex-mex HEB […]

Eeyore’s Birthday, or Holy crap there’s too much to do in April

Posted on Apr 23, 2009 in entertainment, festivals | 3 Comments

This Saturday, April 25th is Eeyore’s Birthday, otherwise known as a big hippie party at Pease Park. Everyone dresses up in costumes (fairies and wood elves are popular, but really anything goes) and toast everyone’s favorite grumpy donkey with various beverages and other substances. See photos at some local photographer’s flickr account here. I’ve been […]