Here's where to learn the real history of country music (and hot chicken) in the Country Music Capital of the World.
A trip down memory lane — thanks to eBay — and a foray into the Loose Ends Project, which finishes projects loved ones left behind.
In Nashville, I went to the longest-running radio show in the world and tried to untangle my own roots in country music.
A quick update about a new subscriber benefit I'm working on.

February 2023

I’m no Michael Hsu, but I can appreciate the imagination required to design our gathering spaces and our collective future.
Catching up with the former Austin food bloggers who now run a literary travel podcast called ‘Strong Sense of Place' from their Prague apartment.
More than 100 hours without electricity will get to ya. And it's still not over.

January 2023

My son turned 16 this week, and my mom (and dad) came through with a surprise none of us expected.
Habitable Spaces’ Full Moon dinners in Kingsbury are just the latest in a decade-plus of reimagining what rural community engagement might look like.
My side job as a dog caregiver has revealed another side of Austin and of myself.
In 2020, we said goodbye to Shiva, our Blue Heeler who had been with me or my ex-husband or someone in my family for 15 of her 17 years.

December 2022

Wrapping up the year with a trip to Dallas and the gift of enoughness.