Tag: Austin

Early Morning in ATX During SXSW

Early Morning in ATX During SXSW

An early morning foray into the empty streets of the city as it prepared for another day of a vibrant festival.

A Swan Song

A Swan Song

I think a group of swans did a performance just for me. As I stood and watched, they changed direction, got in position, and swam by in a line. MUST.WRITE.HAIKU.

Happy Earth Day! Join Me for a Walk in the Park

Happy Earth Day! Join Me for a Walk in the Park

An Earth Day celebration of nature-filled Butler Shores Metropolitan Park along Ladybird Lake in Austin.

Haiku: Drinks at the Oasis

Haiku: Drinks at the Oasis

While waiting to drink his delicious Dr. Pepper, the Musical Millennial threw down this off-the-cuff haiku.

Sunday Jazz Mass with Diane Schuur – Today in Austin

Sunday Jazz Mass with Diane Schuur – Today in Austin

A free Jazz Mass at St. James Episcopal in Austin, TX today features jazz great Diane Schuur. Our millennial musician is a side man in the band – good times!

A Nameless Poem in a World Full of Wonder

A Nameless Poem in a World Full of Wonder

A nameless poem about living in the moment, and an image that illustrates it.

Still More Music for a Sunday Evening:  “Like Poppies”

Still More Music for a Sunday Evening: “Like Poppies”

For your listening pleasure, an original by Thomas Wenglinski, “Like Poppies”, performed by the University of Texas at Austin Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Ross Margitza.

Lady Bird Lake at Dusk

Lady Bird Lake at Dusk

Simple pleasures: an Austin bridge at sunset, music and a son’s deep sense of place.

Austin Farmers’ Market Bounty: Locavore Luxury

Austin Farmers’ Market Bounty: Locavore Luxury

Locavore luxury. Simple pleasures. Austin farmers’ market treasures.

Zucchini Salad

Zucchini Salad

Well gee, I didn’t know this was a thing. Zucchini ribbons tossed with olive oil and other goodies, in a salad. La Traviata in Austin, you taught me something.

How Far is Heaven? Remembering Kim-n-Steve

How Far is Heaven? Remembering Kim-n-Steve

This little memoir is dedicated to everyone who loved my brother Steve, and has the same bigger-but-now-broken heart because of his presence in your life.


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