(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 […]

the inner beauty of austin

I visited my sister and her two kids last month in Raleigh, NC and was struck by the beauty of the place.  I lived in North Carolina for 6 years when I was a teen and go back frequently to visit family, so it’s not like I was unfamiliar with the landscape. It’s just when […]

Austin awesomeness in the news

Posted on Jun 17, 2011 in entertainment, Food, general austin | 8 Comments

I don’t know about your Facebook wall, but mine last week was full of links to the Alamo Drafthouse‘s anti-texting message. I noticed it was on quite an array of news websites as well.  If you’ve been living under a rock, or (more probably) have fewer Austin contacts than I do, here it is: If […]

slowly getting back to normal

Posted on May 21, 2011 in general austin | 5 Comments

Last month was crazy, exciting, overwhelming, and exhausting.  I am finally feeling like myself again.  My brain is still a bit mushy, but I’ve got a little bit to share before I retreat back. I hung out with a crap-ton of non-Austinites (non-Texans) last month.  I can’t tell you how many times I heard “I […]

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 […]