Austin

My Style || Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin

Not everything is quantifiable. In fact, the best things aren’t at all.  There are no analytics for joy and no unit of measure for overwhelming content or happiness.  You can’t rationalize or objectify a gut feeling.  There’s an episode of Sex and the City titled Twenty-Something Girls vs. Thirty-Something Women.  I wasn’t even able to drive when the episode first aired, but by the time I caught it in syndication on TBS I qualified as the former.  In my twenties, I said yes to everything.  I went after every …

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My 10 Favorite Restaurants for a Lunch Meeting in Austin

Whether you are visiting the city or looking for a new place, my favorite restaurants in Austin for lunch guide will have something for you! Whether you are looking for somewhere quiet, chic or simply want wi-fi, these restaurants are perfect for you. Oh and of course, the food is amazing! The weather is warm, the trees are sprouting leaves, and all major airlines have doubled their service into Austin for the next week which can mean only one thing: SXSW is upon us!  The next few days on my calendar are a mix of parties, speaking …

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A Change of Scenery + Ruffle Tops

Do you ever feel like you need a change of scenery? When Ever gets fussy in the late afternoon / evening, sometimes all it takes to turn that frown upside down is a simple change of geography.  The front yard might be just ten feet from our living room, but as she lays there on her gingham blanket and stares of at the tree limbs shaking their fall foliage, she looks like her whole world has been transformed.  I was thinking about this in amazement last week– how a simple change of scenery could change her mood in such a major way and …

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A Day at The Blanton Museum || White Space

Have I ever told you the story of how Aaron and I started dating?  It’s lengthy and I won’t get into the details here, but at one point when I was playing hard to get– responding to texts in one word answers and the like– Aaron offered me a ride to LAX and to borrow his new camera for my upcoming trip to Oregon.  The camera was intriguing, but a ride to LAX was solid gold in the pre-Uber summer of 2008.  I spent the day working, running around from showroom to showroom and studio department to studio department …

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