How Now Brown Cow

It's been one year since Reed Burns gave me one cow to figure out how to produce grass-fed beef in San Miguel, and what a tremendous year of learning it's been -- and hopefully far from over. I find it all so very fascinating, interesting, satisfying and completely heartbreaking. One year later … [Read more...]

Drift Out of Driftwood

This week I am closing up life at the ranch and joining Reed in San Miguel de Allende for the next few weeks. It's hot as a witch's breath here in Austin; everything's gone and dried up and blowing in the dust. I hear cackles in the wind, it's that hot. I'm so very happy to be heading down south; … [Read more...]

New Energy in 15, I am a Texas Tree!

I have decided to lay down my roots in Austin, Texas after sitting on a fence for about a year. I actually cried as I gazed up to Lady Liberty on top of the Texas State Capitol; this State can annoy the heck out of me at times, but fault can be found in any state. I don't look for that because I … [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...]