One of my coworkers, Mark Simoneau, was in a band called the Green Letters for a few years, but they broke up a year and a half ago. Liz and I also know the lead singer (Tom Bubb) and his family. Tom’s sister Sarah was Liz’ room mate for a few years. And over the […]
I’ve just learned that the Austin city council has approved changing the name of Town Lake to “Lady Bird Lake”. I think that’s awesome. Lady Bird did a lot for our city and state, so its just proper for us to remember her. I probably wouldn’t have thought of that, but I like it. I […]
An era has passed. Former first lady Lady Bird Johnson passed away yesterday afternoon. You’ve probably already heard the story seventeen times on the radio or TV. Its all over the news. I’m sad. I never met her, but somehow I feel the loss. She’s a cultural icon within my state, my home. I love […]
Last night we got to preview a movie called Bella. The showing was sponsored by our governor Rick Perry, so we anticipated an agenda. How often do you get invited to see a movie before its official release though? So we went. The showing was at Rivebend Centre. Traffic wasn’t nearly as bad as we […]
Today I’m particularly thankful for our warm climate, and for the fact that we have a gorgeous lake in town. I love it that Lake Austin is 20 minutes from my house in rush hour traffic. If you like doing stuff outside, Austin is practically nirvana. In a spontaneous flee from responsibility, a friend and […]
Woo hoo! Moblogging works! This is my first post from my cell phone. So what’s with the art on top of this guy’s car? Its hard to tell in the picture, but that’s a globe in the palm of the hand.
Last night I went to see some live music with my girlfriend and her room-mate. We went to Artz Rib House for Scott Hawley, and Sarah Elizabeth Campbell was playing, too. Scott is a good friend and was encouraging way back in my Bag of Stephens days, so it was great to see him live. […]
Happy New Year! Welcome to the new year! My holidays were good. I went to San Antonio and spent time with my Mom & her side of the family. My dad came in from Colorado, so I was also able to spend time with him & his side of the family. And finally I went […]