Andale Austin

I have been in Texas for just over a year and in the past few weeks -- no, days really, it has truly begun to feel like home. I am feeling so much support in this cradle in the middle of Texas, I find myself caught off guard and tingly-all-over by the kindness of strangers and not-so-strangers that … [Read more...]

New Energy in 15, the Texas Polar Dip!

These past few weeks have been especially awesome because Deep Eddy pool has opened its gates at 6am because Barton Springs pool is closed, due to all the recent floods and storms. The water is spring fed and suuuuuuper-cold, which is a fantastic way to greet the day if your heart can take it! The … [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, who let the dogs out?

I'm a fan of doing energy work (reiki) on my dogs and have seen great results on Henry, but this new Little Dude showed up and all bets were off. Bandito is not a fan! He found a new home at the neighbors and all is calm once again. … [Read more...]

Adios Dirty Bird!

Once, many years ago, when I returned home from Mexico, my mom told me I looked dirty and weathered..... and I was deeply offended. Even shed some tears. Today, as I prepare to head to Texas after a winter in Mexico, I laugh because I AM dirty. And I love it! I've got the dirt and dust under my … [Read more...]