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Mod Squad

Written by | Published March 3, 2009
When the Blanton Museum of Art opened its new building in Austin a few years ago, I signed on as…

Quest for Romance

Written by | Published February 3, 2009
Valentine's Day Is on its way And thus here goes This poem It's silly, I'm aware, But I'd love for…

Austin Makes "10 Destinations to Watch" List

Written by | Published January 29, 2009
Last year, when I went on vacation in Mazatlãn, Mexico, my group followed the keen advice of a columnist in…

Power to the Plaza

Written by | Published January 27, 2009
Over coffee at Sweetish Hill on West 6th St in Austin, Architect Hal Box shared his thoughts on the new…

Beyond Barbecue in Llano

Written by | Published January 26, 2009
When we're hungry, but not in the mood for 'cue in our favorite Hill Country town, we find a booth…

The Squeeze

Written by | Published January 23, 2009
I was recently visiting with a friend who works in the hotel business in Austin, and she and I discussed…

Go West!

Written by | Published January 6, 2009
We're excited about the February issue of Texas Highways (which is in the mail). This issue includes feature articles about…

Christmas Eve at the Museum: Body Worlds 2

Written by | Published December 31, 2008
Visits to the Houston Museum of Natural Science on Christmas Eve have become a holiday tradition for my family. The…

Well Worth It

Written by | Published December 29, 2008
I-35 through Fort Worth has been a construction-congested mess for as long as I can remember. So imagine my delight…

Chai Time

Written by | Published December 22, 2008
As part of my birthday celebration this past weekend, some girlfriends and I signed up for chef Chaya Rao's afternoon…

Blazing Trails

Written by | Published December 22, 2008
Spent a delightful evening last Friday at the Trail of Lights in Austin's Zilker Park. Our group (which ranged in…

'Slumdog Millionaire' at Austin Film Festival

Written by | Published December 12, 2008
The wide release of Danny Boyle's film, Slumdog Millionaire, as well as the attention the film attracts, takes me back…
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