Last week a friend and I ventured west for a weekend in Marfa, TX. An advertisement for this town in the middle of the desert describes it as, “Tough to get to. Tougher to forget. But once you get here…You get it.” and I think no more truer words have been spoken about a place. […]
Dear Austin, I remember coming across your profile that cold, February morning many years ago. Your picture didn’t offer much; just a dot on a map in a state I’d never been to and I’d never been attracted to anyone like you before, but you seemed exciting and we shared so many interests. You gave me butterflies […]
…A place where I say the pledge to the Texas flag every morning and conversations like this happen: This is why I can never leave.
Mother Nature, it seems, is a 2 year old this week. She cried and tantrumed, and now that her tears have run out she has crossed her arms, stamped her feet and is refusing to budge. The rain is no longer falling, but the air is so thick with humidity I think that maybe if […]
When it rains in New York, it just rains. With Texas storms, things are not always so straight forward. Tonight, as I sat tutoring out in Hill Country, storm clouds began to roll in. Lightening struck in the distance and we watched in anticipation as the wall of rain made its way toward us. Suddenly, […]