New Energy in 15, Go with the Flow, Vladimir!

Best laid plans until Vladimir the Russian Wolf Hound decides it's his party, then it's best just to roll with it ;). Things have definitely settled down after last weekend's torrential storms and flooding here in Austin; even Red Bud Isle dog park is back in business. It's a very pretty park to … [Read more...]

New Energy in 15, a bike ride in Austin

I love that Henry is still game to come along with me on adventures -- he really is the most docile dog in the world, without being annoying. In what was a rather stressful week, a bike ride along Lady Bird Lake was the perfect medicine for the day; I rented an Austin B Cycle and away we went. … [Read more...]

New Energy in 15, Draw me Amadeus

Each day I draw a drawing based on a tweet I randomly select from Twitter; the exercise has done amazing things to expand my creativity and inspires me more each day, even on the days that I don't like my drawing. I did a drawing of Pope Francis recently that literally made me feel weird -- but even … [Read more...]

New Energy in 15, Stillness in the Spillway

Practicing stillness or mindfulness can be challenging, and even trickier for me when I do it in public spaces... but the Barton Springs Spillway was a'buzz with friendly folks, many of whom were interested in what I was doing. What was I doing? A t'ai chi move called Cloud hands in s-u-p-e-r slow … [Read more...]